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47-2024 - APS5-APS6 Investment Review Officers and EL1 Assistant Directors, Foreign Investment Divis

Employer
Department of the Treasury Australia
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
47-2024 - APS5-APS6 Investment Review Officers and EL1 Assistant Directors, Foreign Investment Division

Job number:47-2024

Work type:Full-time and Part-time

Location:ACT, NSW, Canberra, Sydney

Categories:APS Level 5, APS Level 6, Executive Level 1

Treasury's Investment Review Branch are seeking experienced and motivated regulatory professionals across the APS5, APS6 and EL1 levels.

About the Roles

We are seeking experienced and motivated regulatory professionals across the APS5, APS6 and EL1 levels to assist with the following:

  • Assess and critically analyse foreign investment matters to identify risks to Australia's national interest and national security, and regulatory risk and address them through appropriate risk mitigation strategies
  • Engage a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, including investors, their advisers, and Australian, state and territory government agencies
  • Develop and deliver advice for Treasury Ministers and other decision makers to support the Government's foreign investment policy objectives and meet community expectations about the regulation of foreign investment in Australia
  • Be an active contributor in a flexible, diverse, supportive and high-performing team that is driven by achieving quality outcomes

Investment Review Officers at the APS5 level will:

  • Manage a portfolio of active, moderately complex foreign investment proposals in a fast-paced, dynamic regulatory environment
  • Have accountability for tasks and decisions and drive foreign investment assessments through to completion
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with internal and external stakeholders in analysing proposals and delivering high quality advice and decisions
  • Actively support your manager in setting work priorities, addressing risks, and administering foreign investment proposals in line with legislative and policy requirements
  • Contribute to various business and process improvement initiatives

Senior Investment Review Officers at the APS6 level, under limited direction, will:

  • Manage a number of highly complex foreign investment proposals in a fast-paced, dynamic regulatory environment, including providing timely and accurate specialised advice
  • Develop and support complex relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including anticipating and responding to stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Contribute to and assist your manager in setting work priorities, addressing risks, and administering foreign investment proposals in line with legislative and policy requirements
  • Contribute to various business and process improvement initiatives

Assistant Directors at the EL1 level, under limited direction, will:

  • Manage a broad portfolio of work with competing priorities, and to exercise sound judgment and demonstrate resilience while achieving outcomes in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Contribute as a member of the Investment Review Branch's leadership team and support the work of staff within a team
  • Demonstrate analyitical interpersonal, and oral and written communications skills including the ability to liaise and engage with internal and external parties; develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and promote reconciliation of alternative positions to achieve timely and robust outcomes
  • Interpret and apply legislation, administrative law principles, and regulatory frameworks to complex and specialised matters to make evidence-based recommendations on investment proposals

Applicants are encouraged to review the Integrated Leadership System (ILS) profiles: APS5 Profile, APS6 Profile or EL1 Profile to determine their suitability across each classification level.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

To be successful, you will be able to:

  • Interpret and apply legislation, administrative law principles and regulatory frameworks when assessing complex and specialised issues to make evidence-based recommendations on investment proposals
  • Deploy excellent analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communications skills, including the ability to liaise and engage with internal and external parties
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and collaborate to achieve timely and robust outcomes
  • Manage a portfolio of work with competing priorities, and exercise sound judgment and resilience to achieve objectives in challenging, fast-paced environments

Qualifications in economics, law, business, finance, regulation and related disciplines are highly desirable.

Experience working in an economic regulator or in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and tax structuring or investment banking experience are encouraged to apply.

Applications close at 11.30pm on Wednesday, 29 May 2024.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Owen Thomas on 02 6263 1695 or owen.thomas@treasury.gov.au.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for more information about the roles.

47-2024 - APS5-APS6 Investment Review Officers and EL1 Assistant Directors, Foreign Investment Division.docx

47-2024 - APS5-APS6 Investment Review Officers and EL1 Assistant Directors, Foreign Investment Division.pdf

Advertised: 08 May 2024 8:30 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 29 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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