1d ago

APS6/EL1 Regulatory Review Officer


Base pay $60 - $85/hr
Permanent Temporary Standard business hours
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Your new role
This division provides policy, implementation and program delivery advice to the Government. This involves creating an environment where companies will invest in services and compete at all levels.

The branch provides advice in relation to competition in the market, security and resilience. the importance of secure and trustworthy systems is increasing. Government and business transmit increasingly large amounts of sensitive information on and across networks and facilities.

In this role you will work within a small policy team that is responsible for designing and implementing outcomes of telecommunications security review and developing legislation.

Duties will include:

  • Reviewing and implementing changes to legislation and policy relating to telecommunications security;
  • Providing high quality advice to the Minister and Senior Executive Service on relevant policy issues, changes to threats and the work of security agencies that intersects with the telecommunications regulatory framework;
  • Supporting the departments engagement with the industry on proposed changes to the telecommunications legislative and regulatory framework; and
  • Supporting the Departments engagement with relevant Government entities

Successful applicants may advise on telecommunication security risks, regulatory responses, manage consultation processes, and/or develop laws in relation to security issues.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will need to have strong constructive thinking and writing skills, experience in implementing changes to legislation and policy, the ability to implement regulatory reform with an emphasis on stakeholder consultation, ability to get across complex subject matters, understand telecommunications security issues and design, and implement changes to improve the existing framework.

Skills & knowledge in one or more of these areas would be helpful but are not essential:

  • Experience with formal risk management techniques.
  • Given the team works primarily with rules governing the telecommunications regulatory framework, including security elements, a background in law, regulation or experience with security issues.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will have the opportunity to work within a small team of a Commonwealth Government Agency that is committed to fostering a diverse and flexible workplace. You will have exposure to a variety of work that is currently of high importance.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or email Hannah Savino now on Hannah.Savino@hays.com.au with your CV to arrange a time to speak over the phone.

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Job details
Date posted
9 Aug 2022
Above avg.
$60 - $85/hr
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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