- Publié le : 11 juillet 2019 8 h 18 min
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Policy Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
CDD (6 months – renewable if needed), Monthly Gross salary 3573€ + 13th month
LES Level – Prospective applicants should note that this is a Locally Engaged Staff position not entitled to diplomatic conditions of service, and requiring a valid work visa for France.
This is a security-designated position. Applicants must be a national of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States or United Kingdom. The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a security assessment to the appropriate level. Persons holding dual French nationality are not eligible for a security clearance for this position
Starting date: 16 September 2019 (Closing date of application => 16/08/2019)
Application to be send ONLY via our online form https://australian-embassy-paris.jobs.vocationcity.com/
- Cover Letter
About your application (Please read carefully before applying)
In order to apply, you will have to answer several questions, including questions to assess your motivations to join the embassy. Should this be more convenient, you can chose to answer those questions in a separate Word/PDF document to be enclosed within your application. You will also have to provide an indication of your level of English and French skills. To help you assessing your language level, you can use the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. More information available on: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/resources/european-language-levels-cefr
The Australian Embassy aims to ensure that people are engaged on the basis of their ability rather than their race, gender or background.
About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.
The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.
About the Position
The policy officer under limited guidance advances DFAT’s policy interests and enhances relationships with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and its member states; influences the OECD’s work program in a way that promotes Australia’s interests; and helps to shape Australia’s policy and programs. It supports the Counsellor (Development) in planning, management and implementation of Post objectives.
The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Acting as post focal point on a range of thematic issues in the OECD Delegation related to the OECD Development Assistance Committee and its subsidiary bodies, the OECD Development Strategy and other OECD work streams as required
- Representing and advocating Australia’s positions at meetings of the OECD and other multilateral and international organisations and reporting on outcomes
- Providing targeted policy advice and recommending policy positions to Canberra and other members of the Delegation
- Developing briefing and policy positions in liaison with Counsellor, DHOM and Canberra
- Undertaking travel to attend meetings and workshops hosted by OECD and other multilateral and international organisations within Europe
- Anticipating future opportunities or potential problems around policy issues and raising awareness accordingly, managing problems as they arise
- Undertaking research and analysing information from various sources to influence policy development
- Providing support for high level visits from Canberra.
- Excellent understanding of key economic, political, social and cultural issues in foreign affairs and international development
- Understanding of the OECD’s policy work and demonstrated ability to provide advice to support DFAT’s objectives in the OECD
- Superior communication and representation skills, including written and oral communication in English, with demonstrated ability to represent Australia and its policy interests in international and multilateral forums and other meetings and with high-level stakeholders
- Skills and experience undertaking research and analysis
- Ability to identify issues, risks, opportunities and reporting needs and to provide strategic policy advice
- Capacity to plan and set priorities, and work with limited supervision
- Judgement, flexibility, collegiality and responsiveness
- Excellent English. A basic level of French would be an advantage.
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