Job Details

Senior Advisor Government and Executive Services
  • $125,286 per annum + superannuation
  • Full time, ongoing opportunity
  • Geelong (Hybrid working model)

About the role

The Senior Advisor Government and Executive Services plays an important role in providing high level ministerial and executive support to ensure the management of WorkSafe’s reputation and key internal and external stakeholder relationships. The role has responsibility for reviewing, reporting and communicating WorkSafe’s vision to Government.  Responsibilities also include:

  • Lead proactive engagement with internal and external stakeholders, particularly employee and government stakeholders, related to legislative and policy projects.
  • Provide advice to support management on a range of Government and policy issues through comprehensive written briefing notes, speaking points, preparation of meeting packs, and other forms of communications.

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are experienced in working in a politically sensitive and policy rich environment. You will also possess:

  • Experience in identifying, developing and managing relevant Government briefing material and reporting
  • The ability to provide timely and accurate advice to management on reputational, policy, Government and political issues
  • Exceptional formal communication skills (written and verbal) and a demonstrated eye for detail to ensure quality outcomes
  • Proven ability to think strategically and synthesize complex material and issues to develop a clear strategic direction supported by key messages within critical timeframes
  • A tertiary qualification in a related field is highly desirable (i.e. Business, Policy, Communications, etc.)

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00pm, Tuesday 16th August 2022. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.  You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and/or Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries, please contact Katherine Bray on (03) 4243 8895 or via email

About Us

At WorkSafe, our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future, we’re committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community. 

Our Future

Our Strategy has our core purpose front of mind; reducing workplace harm, improving outcomes for injured workers and provide community value.

We don’t shy away from the importance of our purpose to the Victorian community, that’s why we have a stated ambition to be world leading.

The outlook is a future where the system enables us to identify and mitigate potential risks and hazards before they result in harm to workers. When workers are injured the system will support the best outcomes.

Important Information

WorkSafe is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with WorkSafe’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act).

Therefore, all WorkSafe employees are required to have an up to date COVID-19 vaccination status, which is currently defined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) as three vaccine doses, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

To meet our obligations under the OH&S Act, WorkSafe will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage.

Prior to commencement of employment with WorkSafe you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and have an up to date vaccination status, or that a medical exemption applies.

Job Ref: KB000273
Submitted: 03-08-2022
Contact: Katherine Bray
Contact Phone: 4243 8895

Job Search


By Keyword or Job Ref

By Location

By Category


By Employment Type

By Job Type