1324 Policy and Planning Managers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Policy and Planning Managers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


POLICY AND PLANNING MANAGERS plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate policy advice and strategic planning within organisations.
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, implementing and monitoring strategic plans, programs, policies, processes, systems and procedures to achieve goals, objectives and work standards
developing, implementing, administering and participating in policy research and analysis
coordinating the implementation of policies and practices
establishing activity measures and measurements of accountability
overseeing and participating in the development of policy documents and reports
consulting with and providing expert advice to government officials and board members on policy, program and legislative issues
representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums convened to discuss policy issues

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
2 778.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
2 213.60
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
2 538.60