Senior government officials

Role Responsibilities

  • Advising national, state, regional or local governments and legislators on policy matters
  • Advising on the preparation of government budgets, laws and regulations, including amendments
  • Establishing objectives for government departments or agencies in accordance with government legislation and policy
  • Formulating or approving and evaluating programs and procedures for the implementation of government polices in conjunction or consultation with government
  • Recommending, reviewing, evaluating and approving documents, briefs and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • Ensuring appropriate systems and procedures are developed and implemented to provide budgetary control
  • Co-ordinating activities with other senior government managers and officials
  • Making presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies programs or budgets
  • Overseeing the interpretation and implementation of government policies and legislation by government departments and agencies

    Skill level