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Advisor, Advocacy & Strategic Projects

Organisation/Entity: Department of Industry - Office of Small Business Commissioner
Job Category:
  • Projects | Project Support
  • Projects | Project Management
  • Research and Analysis | Research
  • Research and Analysis | Analysis
  • Policy | Advisory
  • Legal and Justice | Advisory
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 499032
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Clerk Grade 5/6
Closing Date: 21/11/2018 - 11:55 PM


  • Use your public policy and advocacy experience in a challenging and rewarding role
  • Ongoing full-time role based in Sydney CBD
  • Generous remuneration package. Starting salary from $83,403 (plus super and annual leave loading)


The Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner’s Advocacy Unit speaks up for small businesses within government and initiates and participates in strategic policy reform and projects. The Advocacy Unit helps bring forward the experiences and concerns of small businesses to government policymakers and identifies and develops measures to simplify the operating environment for small businesses.


As the Advisor, Advocacy and Strategic Projects you will provide policy advice and support to the NSW Small Business Commissioner and contribute to projects and initiatives which assist small businesses to thrive and operate more effectively. You will be responsible for preparing Cabinet submissions and contribute to the analysis of advocacy issues by researching and developing recommendations.


About You

To be successful in the role you will have demonstrated experience in delivering sound policy advice and advocating for businesses. You will have strong research and analytical skills, and be capable of balancing a varied workload with competing priorities. This role is heavily stakeholder focused and it is essential that you have exceptional communication skills and be able to effectively develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders.


If you have the capability to achieve success in these roles and are interested in creating a more prosperous NSW we would love to hear from you!


For further information, please click here to view the role description.


Applying for the Role

Applicants must address their suitability by responding to the two targeted questions in the application form and supplying an updated copy of your resume and a brief cover letter that outlines your relevant skills and experience.


Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018 at 11:55PM

Enquiries: Alex Ferreira, Principal Advisor on 02 8222 4144 or Naushee Rahman, Principal Advisor on 02 9338 6641


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next twelve months.


The NSW Department of Industry is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We promote a flexible and inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team to drive innovation, productivity and the delivery of high-quality services. We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or disability.