Manager, Economic Strategy, Engagement and Diversification – Department of Treasury WA

Location: Perth, CBD, WA
Work Type: Permanent Full time or Permanent Part time
Salary Range: PSCSAA 2021, Level 8, $136,296 - $147,609 pa + super
Applications Close: 5 September 2022 at 5pm (WST).

Are you passionate about economics and public policy?

Here is an opportunity to contribute to building a diverse, inclusive, and resilient economy for Western Australia
About Treasury

The Department of Treasury WA supports the government by providing expert financial management and economic policy advice that promotes the public interest. We achieve this through our effective management of the Western Australian public sector finances and formulation of the annual State Budget, development of economic and revenue forecasts and monitoring of the State’s economy and major revenue bases.

About the Role

In this role you will manage the Economic Strategy, Engagement and Diversification team in providing strategic advice on economic policy issues, leading Treasury’s role in delivering the Government’s economic diversification agenda and managing Treasury’s external economic engagement program.

This role is responsible for formulating Treasury’s position on strategic economic issues, and supporting whole-of-government economic diversification initiatives, and other government priorities.

As Manager you will also design and manage Treasury’s formal economic engagement program in conjunction with other parts of Treasury as well as manage data collection and analysis to identify new areas for economic reform. You will develop positive and effective collaborative relationships within and across government agencies, and external stakeholders, to understand economic issues, and drive change.
About you

We are looking for someone who displays Treasury’s Capabilities and values of Solutions Focused, Committed People, Working Collaboratively and Making a Difference, and who:

  • is successful in build trusting relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and groups, developing partnerships and working collaboratively to facilitate outcomes;
  • is focused on people, with the ability to motivate, empower and build the capability in teams;
  • is experienced in managing economic policy development, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation; and uses innovative and engaging approaches to communicate, influence, and shape strategy and policy.

Appointment is based on the applicant’s capacity to undertake the role at the level required and commensurate with Treasury’s Capability Framework, and this will be assessed throughout the recruitment process.

For further information and how to apply, please visit:

Manager, Economic Strategy, Engagement and Diversification (jobs.wa.gov.au)

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