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Senior officials of special-interest organisations





Senior officials of special-interest organizations determine, formulate and direct the implementation of policies of special-interest organizations, such as political-party organizations, trade unions, employers’ organizations, trade and industry associations, humanitarian or charity organizations, or sports associations, and represent their organizations and act on their behalf.
Tasks include -
(a) determining and formulating the policies, rules and regulations of the organization;
(b) planning, directing and coordinating the general functioning of the organization;
(c) reviewing the operations and results of the organization and reporting to boards of directors and governing bodies, the organization’s membership and funding agencies;
(d) negotiating on behalf of the organization, its members and relevant special-interest groups;
(e) promoting the interests of the organization, its members and relevant special-interest groups before the legislature, government or general public;
(f) planning, organizing and directing sections charged with implementing the organization's policies, programmes, rules and regulations;
(g) ensuring appropriate systems and procedures are developed and implemented to provide budgetary control;
(h) monitoring and evaluating performance of the organization or enterprise against established objectives and policies;
(i) representing the organization at official occasions and board meetings, in negotiations and at conventions, public hearings and forums.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Chairperson, trade union
- Director-general, employers’ organization
- Leader, political party
- President, political party
- Secretary-general, environment protection organization
- Secretary-general, human rights organization

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