Policy and planning managers
Policy and planning managers plan, organize, direct and coordinate policy advice and strategic planning activities within government or for non-government organizations and private sector agencies, or manage the activities of enterprises that provide policy and strategic planning services.
Tasks include -
(a) developing, implementing and monitoring strategic plans, programmes, policies, processes, systems and procedures to achieve goals, objectives and work standards;
(b) developing, directing, administering and participating in policy research and analysis;
(c) coordinating the implementation of policies and practices;
(d) establishing activity measures and measurements of accountability;
(e) planning and directing daily operations;
(f) leading and managing the activities of policy development and strategic planning staff;
(g) overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff;
(h) consulting with senior management and with managers of other departments;
(i) representing the enterprise or organization in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Corporate planning manager
- Policy manager
- Strategic planning manager