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QBP Legislation Officer

West End

The purpose of the position is the delivery of high quality policy services and legislation interpretation for QBCC’s implementation activities relating to the Queensland Building Plan (QBP). The position reports to the Manager, QBCC Policy Coordination.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Administration
Classification AO6
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/QBCC67/19
Closing date 25-Aug-2019
Job duration 2 years
Contact person Danielle Cooper
Contact details 0447 376 723

Key outcomes/Accountabilities

The aim of this role is to:

  • Provide early and ongoing interpretation and policy advice to the QBP Implementation team and QBCC Policy Coordination team on proposed building and construction industry policy, legislation and other statutory mechanisms including interaction with other laws.
  • Work positively and collaboratively with key internal stakeholders (including Legal Services Unit) and subject matter experts (SMEs) across the organisation to interpret and understand proposed changes to policy, legislation and other statutory mechanisms impacting QBCC and its stakeholders.
  • Prepare and coordinate briefs, submissions and other organisational responses to requests (from government departments, central agencies, Minister's Officer etc.) for feedback on proposed legislative and other amendment.
  • Undertake research and analysis on relevant policy and regulatory issues including investigations into industry trends, other jurisdictions' positions, models and approaches, academic literature etc.
  • Contribute to the quality assurance of all communications, presentation and education materials (statutory and non-statutory) proposed to be distributed (internally or externally) in regard to the Queensland Building Plan projects.

Candidate attributes

  1. Undertakes objective, systematic analysis and draws accurate conclusions based on evidence. Identifies problems and works to resolve them.
  2. Values specialist expertise and capitalises on the knowledge and skills of others within the organisation. Contributes own expertise to achieve outcomes for the business unit.
  3. Draws on information from diverse sources and uses experience to analyse what information is important and how it should be used. Maintains an awareness of the organisation.
  4. Understands and communicates the reasons for specific advice and provides impartial and forthright advice.
  5. Builds and sustains positive relationship with team members, stakeholders and clients. Is responsive to changes in client and stakeholder needs and expectations.
  6. Confidently presents messages in a clear, concise and articulate manner. Focuses on key points and uses appropriate, unambiguous language. Selects the most appropriate medium for conveying information and structures written and oral communication to ensure clarity.

Further information

All applications will remain current for 12 months.


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