Policy & Program

Each day policy and program professionals provide vital services and programs to service the Australian economy and community.

Policy and program professionals are most often subject matter experts within their area, whether that be mental health, social housing, or indigenous welfare to name a few. As an essential part of Australia’s economy and community, policy and program experts are usually deeply strategic thinkers, with niche knowledge in their field of expertise and a strong commercial focus that helps to achieve pivotal outcomes for organisations.

Policy and program recruitment specialists

Six Degrees Executive has an experienced team that is adept at supporting diverse organisations with their talent needs across their policy, program, and project roles. Our recruitment experts have experience supporting Government bodies with core policy staff, as well as for Not For Profit, health, and research-based entities, recruiting roles tasked with the delivery of Government policy and initiatives, and advocating for change in policy across various sectors and communities. 

Our team has a deep knowledge of role requirements; executing an analytical and research-based approach, paired with a strong ability to engage with organisations and people to find unique business solutions through talent sourcing. 

Our recruitment specialists are focused on recruiting both permanent and contract jobs in all industries at all functional and leadership levels. We have a dedicated Executive Search team that is experienced in placing Board, Director, C-Suite, and executive roles.


policy & program

Jobs we recruit

  • Director Policy & Strategy 
  • Head of Policy 
  • Head of Policy & Advocacy  
  • Government & Stakeholder Relations Manager 
  • Government & Advocacy Manager  
  • Head of Education & Program 
  • Policy Manager 
  • Policy & Strategy Manager 
  • Policy & Program Manager 
  • Program Manager 
  • Senior Policy Advisor 
  • Education & Program Advisor 
  • Policy Officer/Advisor 
  • Policy & Advocacy Advisor 
  • Policy & Governance Advisor 
  • Policy & Research Advisor 
  • Research Officer 
  • Program Officer 
  • Policy Officer 

Policy & Program


Policy & Program

Success Stories

  • Headspace - Policy

    Stakeholder Engagement & Government Relations Manager

  • Worksafe - Policy

    Information Guidance Manager

  • Good Shepherd - Policy

    Head of Advocacy & Stakeholder Relations

  • Parks Victoria - Policy

    Director Government Relations

  • Mackillop Family Services - Policy

    Director Community and Advocacy

  • Cancer Council - Policy

    Engagement Manager (Cancer Prevention)

  • Anzsog - Policy

    Manager Stakeholder Relations

  • VU - Policy

    Director of Communications & Policy Development

  • Beyond Blue - Policy

    Head of Education & Partnerships

  • Victorian Healthcare Association - Policy

    Senior Policy Advisor

  • Peninsula Grammar - Policy

    Head of Strategy


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