1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Policy and Planning Manager
      Public Policy Manager

Plans, develops, administers and reviews policy advice and strategic planning within a government agency or corporate business.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • develops policies, provides advice and information concerning areas of government and corporate policy and planning
  • coordinates policy formulation and review, including evaluation of policy options
  • oversees implementation of organisational directives and policies
  • provides briefings concerning policy and planning issues to government ministers or board members
  • prepares discussion papers on policy and planning options
  • may draft, or coordinate and supervise the drafting of, ministerial correspondence and requests for information or policy rulings

Specialisations:
Corporate Planning Manager
Strategic Planning Manager
Policy Development Manager

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