The position of Assistant Director, Housing Policy and Strategy will be part of a small team that provides policy and strategic advice on a range of housing, housing affordability, land use and land development issues. These functions include policy development to support the delivery of new housing related initiatives; ongoing implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the ACT Housing Strategy; and legislative reform projects related to housing initiatives such as stage two of the unit titles reform project.
The Assistant Director, Housing Policy and Strategy will have a dynamic and enthusiastic approach combined with demonstrated skills and experience suitable for a policy development environment. Strong attention to detail, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects is required.
Key capabilities of the role include: the ability to design, develop and advance housing related policy, programs and initiatives; strong research, analysis and problem solving skills that bring practical and solutions-focussed responses to complex policy issues; the ability to manage community and stakeholder engagement processes; the capacity to build strong and productive working relationships across Government and with external stakeholders; the ability to prepare briefings and correspondence on a range of matters including Cabinet and ministerial business; the capacity to identify and progress planning related policy and legislative changes; and determination, resilience and initiative to drive projects forward to completion.
There are multiple positions available to be filled and this process will be used to create a merit list for Assistant Director positions within the Division. The merit list may be used to fill temporary and permanent positions in the Division over the next twelve months.
Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: Please submit a written response against the Selection Criteria, a copy of your curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees.
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