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Tasmanian Government

Assistant Director (001426)

Department of Premier and Cabinet
Policy Division

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Position details

Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 8
Salary:$115.968.00 to $123,856.00 per annum
Employment Type: Permanent, flexible
Region: South

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexibility. We want our workforce to reflect the diversity in our community. Ask how we can make this role flexible to suit you. 

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available. 


  1. From a whole of government perspective and consistent with the strategic priorities of the Premier and of the Government, analyse, assess and make recommendations on policy proposals and initiatives.
  2. Lead and manage staff within the Division to  develop, implement and evaluate a broad range of policies, programs and initiatives in accordance with the Government’s and the Premier’s strategic priorities.  Undertake day to day staff management responsibilities, including professional development and performance management of the Division’s staff.
  3. Support State Agencies to develop, implement and evaluate policies and initiatives that progress the Government’s and the Premier’s strategic priorities.
  4. Liaise, consult and negotiate at chief executive and senior management levels with other Agencies (both State and Federal), local government, private enterprises and community organisations, as required. 
  5. Represent the Division, the Department and/or the State government in intergovernmental and public forums.

Desirable Requirements

Tertiary qualifications in a major policy field and demonstration of an advanced level of skills in analysis and comment.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File SoD - Assistant Director - 001426.DOCX

Download File SoD - Assistant Director - 001426.pdf

Download File Information for Applicants.docx

Download File Information for Applicants.pdf

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your cover letter, resume and selection criteria responses.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607 or (03) 6270 5599.

For more information

Andrew Rayner
Director Intergovernmental Relations
Phone: (03) 6232 7690

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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
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