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Manager, Human Rights and Social Policy

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Permanent Full Time
Canberra
602 days ago
135,355

The Civil Law team in Legislation, Policy and Programs, are seeking applications for a Senior Officer Grade B to work in the Human Rights and Social Policy area. The Human Rights and Social Policy (HRSP) area is responsible for a broad range of social policy including human rights and discrimination legislation, official visitors, births deaths and marriages registration; privacy law, guardianship and preventing elder abuse. HRSP is also responsible for scrutinising and assessing all Government Bills for compatibility with the Human Rights Act 2004 (HRA); liaising with policy officers to address compatibility issues; advising the Attorney-General on compatibility; and delivering human rights training.

The Manager – Human Rights will lead and undertake scrutiny of legislation for compatibility with the HRA and advise on human rights. They will also contribute to leading the delivery of critical legislation, law reform and policy projects and provide high quality, strategic advice to Ministers and Government. They will be responsible for applying superior analytical and written skills to produce briefings, drafting instructions and issues papers across diverse areas of civil law. Supervision and leadership of staff will be required in this role. This is an opportunity to join a busy team that makes a significant contribution to the Government’s human rights and social policy work, which has a tangible impact on the lives of Canberrans.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/ Other Requirements

Relevant tertiary qualifications in law, human rights or a related field (relevant to human rights and social policy) or significant study towards gaining qualifications would be highly desirable.

Notes: A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a supporting statement (no more than two to three pages) outlining practical experience and examples related to the role with reference to the Professional and Behavioural Capabilities, which can be found in the attached Position Description; a current curriculum vitae, and the name and contact details of two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

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Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $135,355
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $148,214
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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