Under Treasurer – ACT Government
• High profile economic leadership appointment
• Proactively shape economic development policy and outcomes for the people of the ACT
• Canberra based and attractive remuneration package
The ACT Public Service (ACTPS) is responsible for a diverse range of state and municipal functions and delivers services to the people of the ACT and surrounding region under a ‘one service’ structure, employing around 24,500 staff.
Treasury advises the Government on the Territory’s economic and financial management. It also advises on federal financial relations and oversees a wide range of commercial services provided to ACT Government directorates and agencies.
The Under Treasurer is a key leadership role in the Territory’s central Directorate, advising the Treasurer and Cabinet on key strategic and policy issues including advancing the ACT’s economic development. This advice will be delivered in the current context of protecting Canberrans’ health, acting on climate change, protecting jobs, and supporting local job and industry growth. The Under Treasurer also works with the Head of Service and other Directors-General as part of the ACT Public Service Strategic Board delivering the Government’s priorities and ensuring cross-cutting policy and program design and delivery and stewardship of the ACT Public Service. The Under Treasurer represents the Territory in the national arena at intergovernmental groups such as Heads of Treasuries.
We are seeking an outcomes-driven leader with the economic credentials to oversee the development and management of the ACT budget and who has demonstrated experience in providing authoritative and forward-thinking advice.
The successful candidate will be a values driven leader who builds cohesive relationships and high-performing teams. Your professional attributes will include superior strategic leadership, stakeholder collaboration, service delivery focus and influential communication.
Relevant degree and/or higher qualifications in Economics or related disciplines is expected.
Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance-based contract for a period of up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.
How to Apply:
Before applying, please call David Baber, Partner at Fisher Leadership to discuss (direct on 0459 991 501).
Application requires a targeted one-page cover letter, your curriculum vitae and a statement addressing your track record against qualifications/requirements and the executive capabilities stated in the position description.
Please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference ACGutr0521.