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114-2021 - EL1 Assistant Director, Strategic Policy Coordination Branch

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Full-time and Part-time
ACT, Canberra
Economics, Policy

About the Group

Corporate and Foreign Investment Group delivers strategic advice and high quality services and support to the department, portfolio Ministers and agencies through a wide range of activities, including information technology, communications, finance and people management.

Made up of five divisions — Information Services, Chief Financial Officer, People and Organisational Strategy, Foreign Investment and Strategic Coordination and Communications — the Group collaborates across Treasury and has a strong focus on being responsive, innovative and building a culture of continuous improvement as well as being responsible for administering Australia’s foreign investment laws and providing advice to the Government on foreign investment policy.

About the Role

Treasury is seeking Assistant Directors to join the Strategic Policy and Coordination Branch.

The Strategic Policy and Coordination Branch brings together Treasury-wide strategic policy advice and works collaboratively with other divisions to progress cross-cutting issues.

The Branch also progresses policy projects commissioned by the Executive Board, coordinates the Strategic Policy Forums, and produces a range of whole-of-department reporting products and policy processes.

The successful candidate will:

  • input into key departmental policy priorities
  • draw on frameworks and work within other areas to provide expert advice and solve complex problems
  • have strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • deliver high quality outputs for key documents
  • work with the unit manager and have a willingness to supervise and manage APS team members
  • undertake research and analysis on a broad range of topical issues
  • possess flexibility and resilience in working in a fluid environment

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

The successful applicant will:

  • have strong economic analytical and policy development skills
  • have experience developing policy and applying economic principles to reforms
  • work effectively in a fast-paced and shifting environment
  • be a team player who can develop and sustain productive working relationships
  • be organised and possess strong co-ordination skills
  • develop and communicate key departmental priorities to tight timelines

An undergraduate qualification and experience in an economic/quantitative field, is desirable.


Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.

How to apply

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about this opportunity and how to apply.

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