Planning and Policy Manager

Planning and Policy Manager

Planning and Policy Managers are responsible for directing the development of policy advice and strategic planning within an organisation. A Planning and Policy Manager earns an average salary of $123,059 per year.

As a Planning and Policy Manager, you can work within national, state and local government agencies, not-for-profit organisations or other professional companies.

Salary range
Average salary $123,059
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Planning and Policy Manager are:
NSW 31.5%
VIC 20.7%
ACT 21.2%

Key skills required

The top skills for a Planning and Policy Manager are:
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Interested in research
  • Able to analyse and collate information
  • Excellent negotiation skills and sound judgement
  • Able to think strategically
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to manage a large and complex workload and meet deadlines
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Starting out
Starting out

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