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Senior Policy Officer - Cerrado

The Senior Policy Officer has direct responsiblity for researching and analysing political, economic, trade and investment developments within Chile and Ecuador and their impact on Australia's interests. Duties will also include writing reports and media summaries, coordinating visits by ministers and officials assisiting with the delivery of Australia's Direct Aid Program in Ecuador, and interpreting and translation tasks, and supporting visit programs. The position may include opportunities for travel in Chile and Ecuador. 

Position Information

Classification: LE5

Salary: CLP 2,377,149 per month (Plus CLP 188,325 meal/transport allowance)

Section: Policy

Reports to: Deputy Head of Mission


For more information: Position Description

Application deadline   

Sunday 12 November 2023, 23:59 hours


How to apply

Your application must include the following two documents (in English):

  1. A current Curriculum Vitae in English, including at least two referees (Note: The Selection Advisory Committee may contact referees at any stage of the recruitment process, including on application).
  2. A 400 word pitch in English telling us how your skills, experience and qualifications make you the best candidate.

Email your submission to [email protected] with the subject  in the following format: 

            Applicant Name  - Position Title
            e.g.  "John A. Citizen – Senior Policy Officer"

Late applications are generally not considered.

In line with Embassy policy, individual feedback on applications is available only to interviewed applicants.



To be eligible to work at the Australian Embassy in Santiago de Chile, the successful applicant will require:

  • A clean police background check (Certificado de Antecedentes in Spanish);
  • If a non-Chilean national, a valid work permit/visa; and
  • Successfully complete the Embassy Probity Check and sign a Declaration of Secrecy statement.

NOTE: The Embassy will not be able to assist applicants to secure a visa beyond providing an offer of employment.  Applicants from Australia are encouraged to apply though the Embassy will not cover relocation costs. The employee's appointment will be subject to a four-month probation period.