Australian Government The Treasury

Executive Level , Director - Financial System Division (BB-D0B89)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU


Treasury is looking for a talented, team-orientated, flexible and highly motivated individual to lead policy development in Treasury’s Financial System Division, based in either the Canberra or Sydney Offices. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in shaping policy advice and assisting in the implementation of Commonwealth Government reforms. 

As a Director you will lead the work of a unit in the division and report directly to the senior executive. You will have a range of responsibilities that may include:
• leading and managing the work of a team, planning and allocating resources to meet the team’s current and future work priorities;
• formulating and providing expert and practical advice to Treasury ministers on relevant parts of the Government’s policy agenda;
• engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including the financial sector and other regulators, corporations, consumer advocacy groups and industry associations;
• leading work on reforms, such as drafting consultation papers and working with Treasury’s Law Division to develop and introduce legislation;
• representing Treasury at meetings, interdepartmental committees, conferences and other forums;
• administering appraisals of staff and identifying development needs; and
• undertaking other duties as required.

The Position Requirements
What we expect of you in these roles

As a Director you will be expected to:
• lead strategically: you will be required to understand the broader trends and context and identify opportunities with a whole-of-government perspective;
• build relationships: you will be required to identify, manage and influence private sector and government stakeholders recognising that relationships and buy-in are critical to successful policy change;
• deliver results: you will be responsible for delivering outcomes (through your team) including providing influential policy advice and efficiently and effectively implementing the Government’s decisions;
• show judgement: you will be making appropriate judgments in a fast-paced, ambiguous and changing environment; and
• enhance performance: you will be expected to develop staff and contribute to developing the Division’s and Group’s capabilities.

Qualifications / Experience
• Relevant tertiary qualification(s) in a relevant field, including, but not limited to, economics, law, commerce, finance, public policy, and/or mathematics; and
• Experience in one or more of the following will be particularly well-regarded:
– Government policy development and analysis
– Legislative development and/or implementation
– Regulators
– Relevant private sector activities
• Also well-regarded will be knowledge and interest in financial sector matters, in particular understanding and familiarity with licensing and regulatory frameworks.

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