Policy administration professionals
Policy administration professionals develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programmes.
Tasks include -
(a) liaising and consulting with programme administrators and other interested parties to identify policy needs;
(b) reviewing existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of-date provisions;
(c) researching social, economic and industrial trends, and client expectations of programmes and services provided;
(d) formulating and analysing policy options, preparing briefing papers and recommendations for policy changes and advising on preferred options;
(e) assessing impacts, financial implications, interactions with other programmes and political and administrative feasibility of policies;
(f) conducting threat and risk assessments and developing responses;
(g) reviewing operations and programmes to ensure consistency with policies of the organization.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Intelligence officer
- Policy analyst
- Political adviser