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Manager Ministerial Support Unit (002542)

TAS - Department of Premier and Cabinet

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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Job Posted: 22/12/2017

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:

Manager Ministerial Support Unit (002542)

Department of Premier and Cabinet
Corporate & Culture
Ministerial Support Unit

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Position details

Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 7Salary:$106,497.00 to $112,134.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, 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.

Period of Appointment

12 Months

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.


  1. Provide leadership, management, development and direction to Ministerial Support Unit staff who provide a diverse range of services to the Premier’s office, DPAC ministerial offices and other key Agency stakeholders.
  2. In conjunction with the Director, Corporate and Culture lead the industrial relations negotiations on behalf of DPAC for the Ministerial Drivers Industrial Agreement.
  3. Manage and oversee the workflow of the Ministerial Support Unit and act as the point of escalation for operational and logistical issues that affect relevant stakeholders.
  4. Establish and maintain strong communication links with stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of objectives and outcomes of operational services or projects, including representation in high level forums; negotiation and resolution of complex issues, and presentation of information to key stakeholders.
  5. Undertake business improvement projects that support the Corporate and Ministerial and Parliamentary Services areas to achieve improved organisational performance.
  6. Manage the development, review and implementation of a range of policies, practices and procedures to give effect to government and departmental objectives, including specialist advice to DPAC ministerial offices.
  7. Represent the Department in forums. Liaise, consult and negotiate with suppliers, and representatives of other agencies, Ministerial and Parliamentary Support and other non-State Government organisations.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File SoD - Manager Ministerial Support Unit - 002542.DOCX

Download File SoD - Manager Ministerial Support Unit- 002542.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

Renee Anderson
Director, Corporate and Culture
Phone: (03) 6232 7413

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