Your new company
This leading Australian Not for Profit's vision is to ensure all young Australians are supported to be mentally healthy and engaged in their communities. This organisation is focused on working together to deliver authentic, progressive and inclusive services to build a brighter future with young people.
Your new role
The Policy Manager will lead the organisation in identifying emerging issues, complete direct analysis and contribute to the development of policy and programme advice on issues related to youth mental health.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Strategy and Impact your duties will include;
- Develop a strategic approach to policy development across the organisation, including internal policy needs and external policy submissions
- Identify emerging issues and lead analysis and development of policy advice and organisational positioning
- Manage the preparation of Government submissions, reports, briefings, advocacy materials, responses, tender documents and correspondence
- Develop a range of evidence-based policy documents addressing key youth mental health issues
- Prepare reports and provide information and advice to the Executive Team.
What you'll need to succeed
You will bring to this role your high-level expertise and demonstrated policy development skills.
Further to this you will require;
- Degree level qualifications in health or social policy or related discipline
- Demonstrated high level understanding of how government health and social policies are developed and enacted
- Capacity to assess and manage risk, problem solve and be able to negotiate successful outcomes
- Highly developed verbal and written communications skills
Experience in the Not for Profit and/or public health sector or an understanding of youth mental health issues and the mental health service system in Australia is highly desirable.
What you'll get in return
Located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, this role is an exciting opportunity to join one of Australia's leading Not for Profit youth mental health organisations.
Added benefits include full salary packaging, additional leave days, inclusive workplace culture, extensive training packages and many more.
What you need to do now
At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed.
We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply, including those identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTQI, or living with disability.
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to [email protected],or call us now on 03 9604 9602.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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