Minor Group

132 Business Administration Managers

Business Administration Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the corporate, financial, human resource, policy, planning, research and development activities and guidelines within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • formulating and administering policy advice and strategic planning
  • establishing and directing operational and administrative procedures
  • implementing, monitoring and evaluating budgetary and accounting strategies and policies
  • providing advice to senior Managers and board members on strategic, policy and program and legislative issues
  • ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and standards
  • controlling selection, training and performance of staff
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
Unit Group

1321 Corporate Services Managers

Corporate Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the overall administration of organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • providing high level administrative, strategic planning and operational support, research and advice to senior management on administrative matters such as staff management, financial planning, facility management and information services
  • developing and managing the organisation's administrative, financial, physical and staff resources
  • developing and implementing administrative, financial and operational procedural statements and guidelines for use by staff in the organisation
  • analysing complex resource management issues and initiatives that affect the organisation, and preparing associated reports, correspondence and submissions
  • providing information and support for the preparation of financial reports and budgets
  • leading, managing and developing administrative staff to ensure smooth business operations and the provision of accurate and timely information
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and promoting existing and new programs and policies

Occupation:

  • 132111 Corporate Services Manager

132111 Corporate Services Manager

Alternative Titles:

  • Administration Manager
  • Business Services Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the overall administration of an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Unit Group

1322 Finance Managers

Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating budgetary and accounting strategies, policies and plans in consultation with other Managers
  • providing financial information and interpreting the implications for business performance and funding needs
  • coordinating the development, implementation and monitoring of accounting systems
  • directing the preparation of financial reports that summarise and forecast the organisation's financial position such as income statements, balance sheets and analyses of future earnings and income
  • assessing capital finance proposals and the financial status of operational projects
  • advising on investment strategies, sources of funds and the distribution of earnings
  • delivering long range profit forecasts, budgeting and financial reporting
  • ensuring compliance with financial legislation and standards

Occupation:

  • 132211 Finance Manager

132211 Finance Manager

Alternative Titles:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Controller

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the financial and accounting activities within an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

  • Financial Administrator
Unit Group

1323 Human Resource Managers

Human Resource Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the human resource and workplace relations activities within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating human resource management strategies, policies and plans to meet business needs
  • advising and assisting other Managers in applying sound recruitment and selection practices, and appropriate induction, training and development programs
  • developing and implementing performance management systems to plan, appraise and improve individual and team performance
  • representing the organisation in negotiations with unions and employees to determine remuneration and other conditions of employment
  • developing and implementing occupational health and safety programs and equal employment opportunity programs, and ensuring compliance with related statutory requirements
  • overseeing the application of redundancy and other employee retrenchment policies
  • monitoring employment costs and productivity levels
  • may train and advise other Managers in personnel and workplace relations matters

Occupation:

  • 132311 Human Resource Manager

132311 Human Resource Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the human resource and workplace relations activities within an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Kaiwhakahaere Tumu (NZ)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Workplace Relations Manager
Unit Group

1324 Policy and Planning Managers

Policy and Planning Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate policy advice and strategic planning within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • developing, implementing and monitoring strategic plans, programs, policies, processes, systems and procedures to achieve goals, objectives and work standards
  • developing, implementing, administering and participating in policy research and analysis
  • coordinating the implementation of policies and practices
  • establishing activity measures and measurements of accountability
  • overseeing and participating in the development of policy documents and reports
  • consulting with and providing expert advice to government officials and board members on policy, program and legislative issues
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums convened to discuss policy issues

Occupation:

  • 132411 Policy and Planning Manager

132411 Policy and Planning Manager

Alternative Title:

  • Public Policy Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates policy advice and strategic planning within an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Corporate Planning Manager
  • Strategic Planning Manager
Unit Group

1325 Research and Development Managers

Research and Development Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate research and development activities within organisations.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • determining, implementing and monitoring research and development strategies, policies and plans
  • developing and implementing research projects, priorities and targets to support commercial and policy developments
  • leading major research projects and coordinating activities of other research workers
  • assessing the benefits and monitoring the costs and effectiveness of research and development activities
  • interpreting results of research projects and recommending associated product and service development innovations
  • providing advice on research and development options available to the organisation
  • monitoring leading-edge developments in relevant disciplines and assessing implications for the organisation
  • may publish results of significant research projects

Occupation:

  • 132511 Research and Development Manager

132511 Research and Development Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates research and development activities within an organisation.

Skill Level: 1