• Location: Perth, CBD WA
  • Work Type: Full-time and Part-time Fixed Term
  • Salary Range ($): PSCSAA 2021, Class 1 $176,438 pa. + super

Applications Close: Monday, 29 August at 5:00pm (WST).

Are you passionate about economics and public policy?

This is an opportunity to guide economic strategies and policies to benefit Western Australians!

About Treasury

The Department of Treasury WA supports the government by providing expert financial management and economic policy advice that promotes the public interest. We achieve this through our effective management of the Western Australian public sector finances and formulation of the annual State Budget, development of economic and revenue forecasts and monitoring of the State’s economy and major revenue bases.

About the Role

We are seeking an outcomes driven and committed leader with strong stakeholder engagement and management skills with the ability to influence outcomes for the benefit of Western Australia.

As Director, Economic Policy, you will empower, engage, motivate and lead a team, working collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for providing strategic advice on the economic implications of key economic trends and economic shocks, delivering economic modelling services and provides data-driven solutions focussed advice on both short term and long term economic issues. In this role you will contribute to delivering Government commitments on regulatory and approvals reforms. including overseeing relevant programs, supporting cross agency working groups, building regulatory best practice across the sector and improving regulatory outcomes. You will advise Government on the costing and delivery of a fair, effective and sustainable wages policy for Government employees.

About you

We are looking for a leader who:

  • sets clear direction and provides solutions to complex problems;
  • is successful in build trusting relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and groups, developing partnerships and working collaboratively to facilitate outcomes;
  • is people focused with the ability to motivate, empower and build the capability in teams;
  • has experience in economic policy analysis and regulatory reform and Government policy making and review; and
  • can quickly identify relationships between issues, synthesise complex information and discern the key implications for Treasury in the context of government priorities.

You will also align with Treasury’s values of Solutions Focused, Committed People, Working Collaboratively and Making a Difference.

Appointment is based on the applicant’s capacity to undertake the role at the level required and commensurate with Treasury’s Capability Framework, and this will be assessed throughout the recruitment process.

For further information and how to apply please visit:
Director, Economic Policy (jobs.wa.gov.au)



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