Large organisations in both the public and private sector have policies describing their major principles, responsibilities and accountability. Jobs in this sector involve analysing data, reviewing, developing, and implementing policies and strategies, and advising policy makers. There are opportunities for career advancement in this sector with increased experience.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Policy, Social Sciences, Psychology or similar).
  • Current Working with Children and Police checks might be required depending on the specific employer.
  • Core skills in the discipline of psychology.

Specific Job Titles

Policy Officers
In this role you work as part of a team conducting high quality research and policy analysis on national and international issues. You will assist in the development of strategic policy, provide advice and develop resources. Knowledge of and/or experience in the relevant sector is desirable. Roles will vary depending on the organisation. Graduate program opportunities are available.