Policy Officer

Department of Trade Business and Innovation - Darwin NT

Responsible for the collection, collation, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of research, information and data

as it relates to the Northern Territory energy policy, governance and regulatory frameworks.

Context Statement: Economic Innovation leads the development, delivery and ongoing management of whole-of-government

economic development policies, strategies and projects which drive private investment, create jobs, and grow and diversify the

Territory economy. The Office of Sustainable Energy (OSE) is part of EI. OSE’s primary responsibility is to deliver policies and

strategies which deliver the Territory’s electricity market reform agenda and the Territory’s 2030 renewable energy target.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Support the unit to achieve their objectives and work program.

2. Prepare draft correspondence, briefings and presentations.

3. Coordinate and undertake the collection and management of energy policy-related information and data.

4. Provide high-level, evidence-based analysis, interpretation and strategic advice on a range of Economic Innovation and

Sustainable Energy areas in addition to presenting energy policy related information and data, including the design and

development of publications and related resources.

5. Undertake research and analysis of current and emerging energy industry issues and trends and in particular their impact in the

Northern Territory, including options to address these issues.

6. Formulate quality reports and provide timely advice, for Government stakeholders and the private sector on Northern Territory

related energy policy issues, strategies, policies and programs.

Selection Criteria

Essential:
1. Strong conceptual research and analytical skills in policy, information and data collection, analysis and interpretation.

2. High-level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to successfully translate complex issues into clear and

meaningful reports with attention to detail.

3. Ability to prioritise competing requirements and meet critical deadlines while maintaining quality standards.

4. Demonstrable experience in providing policy advice on reform and industry governance.

5. A sound understanding of the Northern Territory operating environment, Territory economy and awareness of national and

local energy policy issues.

Desirable:
1. Tertiary qualifications in public policy, economics, business or other relevant disciplines.

2. Relevant experience and knowledge of national energy policy and/or local energy industry experience.

Further Information:
1. When choosing to apply for this position, the applicant should consider the full requirements of the position in aligning their

work experience and capabilities to this role.

2. Refer to the Capability Leadership Framework Level 6 and visit our website at https://business.nt.gov.au/

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