Director - Planning, Infrastructure and Regional Development

$131,773 - $148,344 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Full time Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 27 October 2021
Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $131,773 - $148,344 plus superannuation
Position No: 49990
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 October 2021
Contact Officer: Glen Hassett on Glen.Hassett@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 5346

Details: The Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) leads the public sector and works collaboratively both within government and with the community to achieve positive outcomes.

The Economic and Regional Policy Branch supports the Government to develop its strategic objectives and provides advice to the Chief Minister, Head of Service and Cabinet on policy proposals and new initiatives. The Branch also undertakes strategic projects and monitors and reports on Directorates’ progress towards implementing the Government’s strategic objectives.

The Planning, Infrastructure and Environment team in Economic and Regional Policy Branch provides whole of Government policy advice and support in relation to transport, infrastructure, economic development, planning, housing, environment, land and Auditor-General matters. In addition, the Branch leads the ACT Government’s regional and cross-border engagement and policy development, as well as coordinating ACT Government services in Jervis Bay Territory.

The Director will be responsible for contributing to the Planning, Infrastructure and Environment Team and support the Senior Director to build strong relationships across the public service and with key external stakeholders to provide whole of government governance support and strategic policy advice to Executive and Ministers in relation to Cabinet matters and Government priorities within the Team’s portfolio responsibilities.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Tertiary qualifications in a related field are highly desirable.

Notes: A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. Thisposition operates in an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. Under the current COVID-19 restrictions staff are working partially on-site and partially from home.

How to Apply: Please review the Position Description and submit the following:

  • A two-page pitch that tells the selection committee about your ability to perform the advertised role. The pitch should demonstrate that you possess the capabilities detailed in the “What you Require” section of the Position Description.
  • A current curriculum vitae including contact details for two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

27 Oct, 2021