Senior Director
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 10 December 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $145,048
Position No: 46234
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 26 November 2019
Contact Officer: Daniel Ng on daniel.ng@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 0674

Legislation, Policy and Programs is seeking a highly motivated person to head up its Civil Law team. The Civil Law team provides policy advice and project management to the Directorate on a broad range of civil and administrative law topics. The Senior Director provides high-level management of the team, and facilitates skills development for all team members. The Senior Director is also responsible for individually delivering critical legislation projects and briefings. The key duties and responsibilities include: provide overall strategic leadership for the team; manage staffing and work planning for the Civil Law team; develop team capacity and ensure timely delivery of outcomes in relation to a range of policy projects, including: legal assistance services; courts and tribunals legislation; property law and relevant regulatory laws; a variety of administrative law topics, including human rights, privacy, copyright and Births, Deaths and Marriages; represent Legislation, Policy and Programs at Executive level meetings, stakeholder meetings, and on inter-directorate and inter-governmental projects.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants should be able to demonstrate a high level of experience in policy and legislation development, and a solid background in general/public law and policy. Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in appropriate field would be highly desirable.
How to Apply: A response should be made to each individual Selection Criteria outlined in the attached Position Description. Applicants should address the numbered Selection Criteria only. Please limit your response to one A4 page (maximum) against each of the Selection Criteria.

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