Senior Manager, Policy and Government | Full-time Permanent

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $135,384
Position No: 32237
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised: 02 March 2017
Closes: 28 March 2017
Contact:Sandra Georges on sandra.georges@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 3760


Details: The Senior Manager, Policy and Government is responsible for leading and directing operations of the Policy and Government Unit to meet organisational and government priorities. The Unit is responsible for research, formulation, development and interpretation of operational and strategic policies relating to correctional practice and ensures all policy and procedures are aligned with the legislation, government and organisational strategic objectives. The Senior Manager is required to represent the organisation and conduct high level liaison and negotiation and provide advice to the Executive Director on a range of ongoing and emerging issues. The Unit also oversees Freedom of Information, requests for legal advice and legal matters, Ministerial correspondence, briefs and associated governance, responding to Inquiries and coordinating participation in Coronial Hearings, secretariat function for various working groups and some project work as required.  

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience would be an advantage. The successful candidate may be required to undergo a criminal record check.


Job categories:

Justice, Corrections and Emergency Services
Senior Management and Executive