About the Australian Government’s 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 Senior Research Officer (SRO) works under the general direction of Second Secretary to undertake research, prepare analysis, and write reports and briefs on a wide range of Indian domestic policy issues that are of relevance to Australia. The position builds and maintains a strong network of contacts and keeps up to date with domestic political developments at both the state and national levels.
For more detailed information please view the Position Description.
Subject to the successful completion of six months probationary period, satisfactory medical check and background verification, the successful applicant/s will be offered a two year contract. The successful applicant will be expected to commence duty within one month of being advised of the selection for the position.
Commitment to diversity
The Australian High Commission is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce. We are looking for people who share our values and who are as diverse as the community we serve.
Note: Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to each applicant. We endeavour to respond to applicants of interest within a period of three to four weeks from the application closing date. If you are not requested to attend an interview, please assume that your application has not been successful.
Only candidates who complete their application online will be considered. Email applications are not accepted.
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