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Assistant Manager, Executive Level 1, Steel Strategies and Metals

Job no: 493850
Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: Executive Level 1

Why join us?

This is an opportunity to join a small and dynamic team responsible for developing policy and advice on issues involving the Australian steel, aluminium and other metals sectors. We work closely with our Minister's Office and engage with a range of stakeholders including other government agencies, state governments, industry associations and manufacturers. The team is also leading the whole-of-government approach to the future of steelmaking in Whyalla, South Australia.

This role provides an opportunity to apply your analytical and policy skills to a variety of high profile issues relating to the steel and aluminium sectors, to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, and contribute to policy development.

What we're looking for

We are looking for a candidate with a strong mix of well developed analytical and problem solving skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, an ability to quickly and effectively evaluate quantitative and qualitative data and a capacity to develop concise policy advice and recommendations. Experience in managing staff and knowing when to delegate are also important attributes. While the team has a strong need for a candidate with strong quantitative and qualitative data evaluation skills, the successful candidate will need to bring all the above mentioned skills to be successful in the challenging and dynamic work environment where teamwork and flexibility are also critical.

The impact you'll have

The successful candidate will play key role in developing evidence based policy to address both short term and longer term industry challenges, drafting briefing and ministerial responses, and preparing the government response to the Senate Inquiry into the future of the Australian Steel Industry. You will also have the opportunity to use your well-developed communication and networking skills to build strong links with a diverse range of industry and government stakeholders.

Sound like you? !

You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above job description, provide:

1. an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limit your response between 300 and 500 words)
2. detail about three (3) professional achievements, within the last 5 years, that you are proud of (limit your response between 300 and 500 words)

You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format) #LI-TW1

Learn more about the department

Check out the links on the left-hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Gary Davis on 02 6213 7599 or at Gary.Davis@industry.gov.au

Advertised: 26 Jan 2017 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 09 Feb 2017 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Date Posted
Administration & Secretarial
Canberra & Act, ACT 2600
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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