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REF17/56 Senior Policy Officer, Clerk Grade 9/10, Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence

Organisation/Entity: Ministry of Health
Job Category:
  • Policy | Advisory
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - North/North West
Job Reference Number: 000055XN
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $113,996-$125,620. Package includes salary ($102,838 - $113,324), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Contact: 9391 9956 - Dawn Arneman
Closing Date: 04/04/2017 - 11:59 PM



Senior Policy Officer,


NSW Ministry of Health

Location: North Sydney

Classification & Grade: Clerk Grade 9/10

Salary Range: $102,838 - $113,324 pa
Vacancy Type: Ongoing full-time
Vacancy Reference: REF17/56
Closing Date: 4 April 2017
Role Purpose

Develop, implement, evaluate and report on a range of population health training programs, projects and initiatives, which form part of the public health emergency surge capacity for NSW Health and support the achievement of NSW Health’s objectives in relation to population health workforce capacity building.


You are not required to address selection criteria. Applicants are to submit a short statement (1-2 pages) in response the targeted questions visible on JobsNSW only (to provide evidence of experience against required role capabilities).


Your resume (also known as curriculum vitae or CV) is a snapshot summarising your qualifications, experience, skills and qualities. A resume needs to be clear, concise and neatly organised with content relevant to the role you are applying for, no more than 4-5 pages.


Please review Applying for a Role in the NSW Public Service for more guidance.


Job Notes:

  • Only Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply.
  • All applications must be submitted on line via jobs.nsw.gov.au to be considered.
  • Your application must include your response to the targeted questions, and an up to date resume/CV (targeted questions visible on JobsNSW only).
  • Relevant screening checks will be conducted as well as Prior Service checks for internal applicants.
  • You are advised not to delete any "Relevant Files" that you upload in the jobs.nsw application system until you know the outcome of your application, including your Resume/CV and/or Cover Letter. Doing so will result in the selection committee being unable to access your application.
  • You need to demonstrate your proficiency in the capabilities described in the Role Description. These will be assessed through the recruitment process to determine your suitability for appointment. NSW Public Sector Capability Framework
  • Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing/work samples in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act; therefore you may be contacted to participate.
  • Applicants should note that the Ministry of Health will be moving to St Leonards from 2019.


For an information package please click here.


Role Inquiries: Contact Dawn Arneman on (02) 9391 9956 or email darne@doh.health.nsw.gov.au


Key Application Responses

Targeted Questions:

  1. Provide an example of a challenging stakeholder relationship that you have managed, which required consultation and negotiation to achieve an outcome. Describe the background, reasoning and outcome.
  2. Describe a training initiative or other program that you have developed and implemented within the workplace. Include the steps you took, and the factors that you considered in the program design and/or delivery.