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#779 Assistant Secretary positions, SES Band 1, Department of Education, Skills and Employment

#779 Assistant Secretary positions, SES Band 1, Department of Education, Skills and Employment

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (the department) is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access early childhood care and education, school education, higher education, vocational education and training (VET), international education and research, and employment programs.

We are seeking inspiring, highly motivated and experienced individuals from the public, private and/or community sectors to join the department, at the Senior Executive Service (SES) Band 1 level.

As an Assistant Secretary in the department, you will contribute to the overall strategic direction of the department, including driving policy and program change and service delivery improvement. You will support the Secretary and Executive team in the provision of high quality and timely advice to government and in leadership and strategic direction setting for the department.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated their ability and commitment to shape the culture and capability of the department. Current and expected vacancies include roles in policy development, program implementation (including Senior Responsible Officer roles, requiring project management experience) and program delivery across all areas of the department.

One currently identified vacancy is in our International Division. Experience in engaging with foreign governments to advance portfolio objectives and drive international education is highly desirable.

To apply visit the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.

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