[V-371] - Executive Manager, Business Support Branch

[V-371] - Executive Manager, Business Support Branch

21 May
Australian Capital Territory
Australian Capital Territory

21 May

Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory

Executive Manager, Business Support Branch

Full-time Executive


Reporting directly to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and with overall management responsibility for the Office’s Business Support Branch, the Executive Manager is a key leadership position within the Office. The Business Support Branch has approximately 21 staff (FTE), an annual budget of $4.4m and comprises the following four sections:


2.Security and Building Services;

3.Broadcasting, Information and Technology; and

4.Human Resources, Payroll and Members’ Entitlements.

The Executive Manager is a member of the Office’s Executive Management Committee and directly advises the Speaker,

the Clerk and MLAs about all Business Support related functions and services.


This position requires a leader with extensive related executive management experience in a complex and dynamic environment. You have a strategic focus, a depth of experience managing high profile issues and a history of exercising sound judgment.

You have strong influencing, negotiation and engagement skills and are experienced in building and using relationships and networks with internal and external stakeholders to advance organisational objectives.

You bring people on board with your ideas and motivate them to bring their best to their role, while supporting their professional development.

You will be guided by the highest ethical standards, be impartial and have a reputation for integrity. You will also have a proven capacity to navigate complex political and administrative environments in a way that gives key stakeholders a high level of confidence in your decision-making capabilities.

It is a requirement of the position, and applicants must be willing to certify, that they have not engaged in any recent political activity and will not engage, during the course of their employment, in any political activity which is likely to raise a suspicion of bias in a fair minded person which would:

(a) jeopardise or diminish the confidence in the officer by MLAs or the ACT community; or

(b) otherwise impede the efficient and effective performance by the officer of the officer’s responsibilities.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $221,815 to $230,275 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $169,203.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance based contract for an initial period of 12 months with the possibility of extension 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: Please submit a written application of no more than three pages, responding to the Selection Criteria in the Position Description, a current curriculum vitae, and contact details of at least two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

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