Job Definition

  • advising national, state, regional or local governments and legislators on policy matters
  • advising on the preparation of government budgets, laws and regulations, including amendments
  • establishing objectives for government departments or agencies in accordance with government legislation and policy
  • formulating or approving and evaluating programs and procedures for the implementation of government polices in conjunction or consultation with government
  • recommending, reviewing, evaluating and approving documents, briefs and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • ensuring appropriate systems and procedures are developed and implemented to provide budgetary control
  • co-ordinating activities with other senior government managers and officials
  • making presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies programs or budgets
  • overseeing the interpretation and implementation of government policies and legislation by government departments and agencies

    Educational level

    • Semi-skilled