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111212 – Defence Force Senior Officer

Description

Plans, organises, directs, controls and reviews the day-to-day operations and major functions of organisational units of the Australian or New Zealand Defence Forces through subordinate officers.

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

    • Air Force Senior Officer
    • Army Senior Officer
    • Navy Senior Officer

Specialisations

    • Air Chief Marshal (Air Force)
    • Air Commodore (Air Force)
    • Air Marshal (Air Force)
    • Air Vice Marshal (Air Force)
    • Group Captain (Air Force)
    • Wing Commander (Air Force)
    • Brigadier (Army)
    • Colonel (Army)
    • General (Army)
    • Lieutenant Colonel (Army)
    • Lieutenant General (Army)
    • Major General (Army)
    • Admiral (Navy)
    • Captain (Navy)
    • Commander (Navy)
    • Commodore (Navy)
    • Rear Admiral (Navy)
    • Vice Admiral (Navy)

Skills Assessment Authority

VETASSESS

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 1112 General Managers

Description

plan, organise, direct, control and review the day-to-day operations and major functions of commercial, industrial, government and defence organisations through departmental managers and subordinate executives.

Tasks

    • planning policy, and setting standards and objectives for organisations
    • providing day-to-day direction and management of organisations, and directing and endorsing policy to fulfil objectives, achieve specific goals, and maximise profit and efficiency
    • assessing changing situations and responding accordingly by issuing commands and directives to subordinate staff
    • consulting with immediate subordinates and departmental heads on matters such as methods of operation, equipment requirements, finance, sales and human resources
    • authorising the funding of major policy implementation programs
    • representing the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
    • preparing, or arranging for the preparation of, reports, budgets and forecasts, and presenting them to governing bodies
    • selecting and managing the performance of senior staff
    • may undertake responsibility for some or all of accounting, sales, marketing, human resources and other specialist operations

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

    • 111211 Corporate General Manager
    • 111212 Defence Force Senior Officer

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