General Managers, SES Band 1, Multiple Opportunities

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and ResourcesVisit Website

  • ACT

We are looking for talented leaders to join our team at the Senior Executive Service (SES) Band 1 classification.


The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources drives growth and supports economic growth and job creation for all Australians, by facilitating economic transformation and boosting business entrepreneurialism. We facilitate the growth and productivity of globally competitive industries, by bringing together industry, energy, resources and science.


General Managers lead the work of a branch, play a key role in building our organisational capability and influencing the department’s strategic agenda. Our department has a broad remit with responsibility for diverse functions including:

  • development and implementation of public policy
  • service delivery
  • program design and delivery
  • corporate services.


We are establishing a merit pool to fill vacancies across the department as they arise. We have immediate opportunities across a number of functions including: national security engagement, strategic policy, analysis and insights, industry growth, resources, energy, climate change, national measurement and corporate services.


Our ideal candidates have highly developed representational and negotiation skills and are strong people managers. You should have experience in public policy, program development and implementation, or you may have an extensive track record of experience in state government, industry or other relevant sectors. You must be:

  • able to harness information from a variety of sources and have well developed analytical skills, and
  • highly motivated and have an agile approach that enables you to anticipate opportunities and encourage creativity and innovative ideas.


You should be able to think creatively, communicate clearly and be able to build strong and trusting relationships with our Ministers and advisors, federal and state government agencies and other key external and internal stakeholders.


We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and better outcomes for Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.


For further information and to apply, please visit The department has engaged Omera Partners to manage the recruitment process. To arrange a confidential discussion about these opportunities please email [email protected]


Applications close Sunday 26 July 2020 (11.55pm AEST).

Applications close 26th July, 2020 Apply Online

General Managers, SES Band 1, Multiple Opportunities

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Organisational Leadership
Program Implementation
Work Type
Full Time - Ongoing