[ASC-list] Temporary communications position with the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist

Harris, Annie Annie.Harris at deedi.qld.gov.au
Tue Nov 24 05:57:20 UTC 2009

Please find below information on a temporary (maternity leave backfill)
communications position with the Office of the Queensland Chief

*       Senior Communications Project Officer
*       A07
*       Temporary full-time for up to 12 months
*       Starting late January
*       Applications close 15 December 2009

Apply on line at www.jobs.qld.gov.au<http://www.jobs.qld.gov.au/>. For
more information, contact me as per below or my manger Melanie Gray on
3225 1083, melanie.gray at premiers.qld.gov.au.


Kate Haggman
Senior Communications Project Officer, Office of the Queensland Chief
Scientist, Queensland Government Level 25, 111 George Street, BRISBANE |
PO Box 15185, BRISBANE CITY EAST QLD 4002 p <+61> 7 3224 4504 | f <+61>
7 3404 6975 | w www.chiefscientist.qld.gov.au Queensland celebrates its
150th anniversary in 2009. Check out what's on today at

About the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist The Office supports
the Queensland Chief Scientist in providing high level strategic advice
on improving the contribution of science, research and innovation to
Queensland's economic, social and environmental performance.  The
Queensland Chief Scientist chairs various high level boards and
committees including the Smart State Council Standing Committee and R&D

Your opportunity
You will develop, implement and coordinate communications and marketing
strategies and activities to support the Queensland Chief Scientist in
raising the profile of Queensland's science, research and innovation to
a range of audiences.

Your key accountabilities

Coordinate the communication activities of the Office of the Queensland
Chief Scientist
*       Manage the media liaison for the Queensland Chief Scientist
*       Project manage events, such as Science in Parliament
*       Conduct and coordinate research, analysis and review of complex
science related issues which may be required to support communication
*       Copy edit major reports in preparation for publication, printed
and web format.
*       Manage and participate in communication project teams across the
department and government.
*       Develop and maintain effective networks and liaison between the
Office and its range of stakeholders, both inside and outside

Are you the right person for this job?

Use or deploy expert writing skills in a variety of settings and styles,
sensitive to the context and the impact of the message (written
2.      Manage people and projects well to meet deadlines through
effective goal-setting, resource allocation, contingency planning and
performance evaluation (planning)
3.      Establish priorities and organise work flow to meet strict
deadlines and produce quality outcomes (organising)
4.      Analyse, interpret and solve difficult problems, engaging team
and management input to produce accurate and timely solutions (problem
5.      Demonstrate confidence, initiative and the capacity to work
autonomously where required (standing alone)

Further info
If you are interested in applying for this job you should:

*       apply online at www.jobs.qld.gov.au<http://www.jobs.qld.gov.au/>
OR complete an Advertised Position Application Form (for offline
applicants only);
*       submit a short (no more than) two (2) page statement focusing on
the competencies* (knowledge, skills and attributes) outlined in "Are
you the right person for this job?";
*       attach a current resume, including the names and contact details
of two (2) referees with a thorough knowledge of your competencies for
this role.  One of your referees should be your current or immediate
past supervisor.

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