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111 Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

111 Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators

Chief Executives, General Managers and Legislators plan, organise, direct, control and review the overall operations of organisations and their major programs, and represent constituencies in parliaments and local government authorities.

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:

  • determining and setting the overall direction and objectives of organisations
  • determining and formulating policies, rules and regulations to govern the overall operations of organisations
  • directing and controlling the overall operations of organisations to ensure objectives are met
  • monitoring and evaluating the overall performance of organisations and adjusting policies, rules and regulations to ensure objectives are met
  • representing the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
  • determining, planning and formulating government policies, laws, rules and regulations
  • investigating matters of concern to the public and electorate, and proposing government action
Unit Group

1111 Chief Executives and Managing Directors

Chief Executives and Managing Directors determine, formulate and review the general policy programs and the overall direction of organisations within the framework established by boards of directors and similar governing bodies.

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 objectives, strategies, policies and programs for organisations
  • providing overall direction and management to organisations
  • authorising material, human and financial resources to implement organisational policies and programs
  • monitoring and evaluating performance of organisations against organisational objectives and strategies
  • consulting with senior subordinate staff and reviewing recommendations and reports
  • preparing, or arranging for the preparation of, reports, budgets and forecasts and presenting them to governing bodies
  • representing the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
  • selecting, or approving the selection of senior staff
  • ensuring the organisation complies with company laws and other relevant legislation

Occupation:

  • 111111 Chief Executive or Managing Director

111111 Chief Executive or Managing Director

Alternative Title:

  • Chief Executive Officer

Determines, formulates and reviews the general policy program and the overall direction of an organisation within the framework established by a board of directors or similar governing body.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Director-General
  • Executive Director
  • Secretary (Government Department)
Unit Group

1112 General Managers

General Managers plan, organise, direct, control and review the day-to-day operations and major functions of commercial, industrial, government and defence organisations through departmental managers and subordinate executives.

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:

  • planning policy, and setting standards and objectives for organisations
  • providing day-to-day direction and management of organisations, and directing and endorsing policy to fulfil objectives, achieve specific goals, and maximise profit and efficiency
  • assessing changing situations and responding accordingly by issuing commands and directives to subordinate staff
  • consulting with immediate subordinates and departmental heads on matters such as methods of operation, equipment requirements, finance, sales and human resources
  • authorising the funding of major policy implementation programs
  • representing the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
  • preparing, or arranging for the preparation of, reports, budgets and forecasts, and presenting them to governing bodies
  • selecting and managing the performance of senior staff
  • may undertake responsibility for some or all of accounting, sales, marketing, human resources and other specialist operations

Occupations:

  • 111211 Corporate General Manager
  • 111212 Defence Force Senior Officer

111211 Corporate General Manager

Alternative Title:

  • Chief Operating Officer

Plans, organises, directs, controls and reviews the day-to-day operations and major functions of a commercial, industrial, governmental or other organisation through departmental managers and subordinate executives.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Assistant Commissioner (Police)
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Kaiwhakahaere (NZ)
  • Managing Editor
  • Trade Union Secretary

111212 Defence Force Senior Officer

Alternative Titles:

  • Air Force Senior Officer
  • Army Senior Officer
  • Navy Senior Officer

Plans, organises, directs, controls and reviews the day-to-day operations and major functions of organisational units of the Australian or New Zealand Defence Forces through subordinate officers.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Air Chief Marshal (Air Force)
  • Air Commodore (Air Force)
  • Air Marshal (Air Force)
  • Air Vice Marshal (Air Force)
  • Group Captain (Air Force)
  • Wing Commander (Air Force)
  • Brigadier (Army)
  • Colonel (Army)
  • General (Army)
  • Lieutenant Colonel (Army)
  • Lieutenant General (Army)
  • Major General (Army)
  • Admiral (Navy)
  • Captain (Navy)
  • Commander (Navy)
  • Commodore (Navy)
  • Rear Admiral (Navy)
  • Vice Admiral (Navy)
Unit Group

1113 Legislators

Legislators represent the interests of people in constituencies as elected members of national, state and territory parliaments and local government authorities.

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 national, state, territory or local government policy, and formulating, amending and repealing legislation and by-laws
  • helping constituents with a range of problems particularly with regard to matters concerning government and local agencies
  • investigating matters of concern to the public and to particular persons and groups
  • introducing proposals for government action and representing public and electoral interests
  • issuing policy directions to government departments and exercising control over local government authorities
  • attending community functions and meetings of local groups to provide service to the community, gauge public opinion and provide information on government plans
  • may serve as a member on parliamentary committees and inquiries
  • may present petitions on behalf of concerned groups

Occupations:

  • 111311 Local Government Legislator
  • 111312 Member of Parliament
  • 111399 Legislators nec

111311 Local Government Legislator

Alternative Titles:

  • Alderman
  • Councillor

Represents the interests of people in a constituency as their elected member of a local government authority.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Community Board Member (NZ)
  • Mayor

111312 Member of Parliament

Alternative Title:

  • Parliamentarian

Represents the interests of people in a constituency as their elected member to national, state or territory parliament.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Chief Minister
  • Government Minister
  • Member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Member of the Legislative Council
  • Premier
  • Prime Minister
  • Senator

111399 Legislators nec

This occupation group covers Legislators not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Occupations in this group include:

  • Aboriginal Community Council Member
  • Councillor, Aboriginal Land Council