E259


General Manager (Executive Branch Manager), ACT Insurance Authority
Full-time Executive

Closes: 26 July 2019

Classification: Executive Level 1.4
Salary: $251,027 - $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E259
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 July 2019
Contact Officer: Matthew Smee, of Hudson on matthew.smee@hudson.com or (02) 6229 1522


Applications are sought for the position of General Manager (Executive Branch Manager), ACT Insurance Authority. This position is available for long term filling.

The Australian Capital Territory Insurance Authority (the Authority) is established under the ACT Insurance Authority Act 2005 (the Act).

The Act establishes the Authority as the ACT Government’s captive insurer providing insurance services to all ACT Government directorates and statutory authorities, to meet the insurable claims and losses of ACT Government agencies. The Authority’s captive insurance model protects the ACT Government budget from a range of catastrophic and accumulated risk exposures through its reinsurance arrangements, and the accumulation of a fund reserve to meet the cost of future asset losses and legal liabilities that occur as a result of the activities of Government. The Authority works to protect the assets and services of the Territory by providing risk management and insurance services to a large and diverse group of ACT Government client agencies and entities.

The Authority also performs the function of Fund Manager for the Office of the Nominal Defendant of the ACT for default claims under the ACT Compulsory Third Party Insurance Scheme, and the Default Insurance Fund, for default claims under the ACT Private Workers’ Compensation Scheme.

The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting a broad range of responsibilities under the Insurance Authority Act 2005 and the ACTIA Statement of Intent 2019 including implementing an insurance management system (software as a service project), engaging with agencies to promote the implementation and continuous improvement of risk management practices that reflects international standards and business best practice and developing a change management plan to facilitate the Authority’s move to an activity based work environment in the new ACT Government Office Block.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to drive innovation and continuous improvement, lead Organisational change processes, deliver high quality service outcomes and meet Organisational performance targets. The individual will be expected to lead by example, have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $251,027 to $260,803 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $195,520.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for a period of five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

How to Apply: For a comprehensive application pack and enquiries please call Matthew Smee, Managing Consultant at Hudson on (02) 6229 1522. Submit your application to matthew.smee@hudson.com

Applications Close COB Friday, 26 July 2019.

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Accounting, Banking and Economics
Administration and Governance
Executive and Statutory Offices
Leaders and Senior Management
Legal and Courts