Manager – Ministerial and Portfolio Advice and Coordination

TP Human Capital

Are you a qualified and experienced individual with expertise in providing strategic governance advice in parliamentary matters? We are seeking a dynamic individual on a 12 month contract as the Manager – Ministerial and Portfolio Advice and Coordination. You will be responsible for providing strategic governance advice, coordinating agency responses to the Minister and stakeholders, and leading high-priority projects.
Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Quick understanding of complex issues impacting the Reef and broader operating environments.
  • Effective communication, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to produce high-quality material for diverse audiences.
  • Collaboration across teams to build consensus among stakeholders.
  • Efficient management of team workload within tight timeframes.
  • Strategic process management, strong coordination skills, and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility in work approach and a willingness to support the team in various functions.
  • Acting with integrity, exercising sound judgment, and maintaining professionalism.

Key Duties:

  • Support the team in coordinating engagement in parliamentary processes.
  • Coordinate timely and high-quality input from across Ministerial briefings.
  • Provide drafting advice and coordinate ministerial correspondence.
  • Monitor Parliament through Hansard and committee pages.
  • Conduct environmental scanning, research, or data collection for informed decision-making.
  • Plan, write, edit, and proofread materials, taking the lead on strategic projects.

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstrated understanding of government/public sector.
  • Attention to detail and experience managing strategic processes.
  • Ability to work in a high-tempo environment with various stakeholders.

Desirable Qualifications or Equivalent Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in public sector administration.
  • Tertiary qualifications or relevant experience in parliamentary, government, project management, or media/issues management.

Applications: To apply for this position please click “Apply Now” below. 
For confidential discussions please contact TP Human Capital on 07 4772 3800.

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