Australia: Senior Policy Officer, Office of Medicinal Cannabis Department of Health and Human Services Melbourne City Centre VIC

Number of vacancies available: 1 x Full time, ongoing position available Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Position Summary:
The Office of Medicinal Cannabis was established in 2016 within the Regulation, Health Protection and Emergency Management Division, and from 1 January 2021 will sit within the Prevention and Population Health Branch of Branch of this Division. The Office is responsible for implementing and overseeing the Victorian government’s medicinal cannabis commitments.
Activities of this position will include coordinating, policy and monitoring functions relating to the government’s medicinal cannabis compassionate access scheme, clinical trials initiative, and associated work, as well as contributing to related work in the prevention and population health branch.
Are you

  • Able to effectively communicate with a broad range of stakeholders who represent the clinical sector, government departments and private industries?
  • Able to collect and analyse data to identify risks and trends, develop insightful and creative solutions, and present information in a clear and logical manner?
  • Experienced in research and evaluation within a complex policy environment?

How to Apply:
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume. Please note:
For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department’s recruitment and pre-employment screening processes. Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.
Click ‘Apply Now’ below to submit your interest in this role. For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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