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Communications and the Arts Vacancy N.N. 10715456
Australian Communications and Media Authority Closing date: Friday, 17 November 2017
Job Title: Deputy Chair/CEO and full-time members
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Location: Belconnen - ACT; Pyrmont - NSW; Melbourne - VIC
Agency Classification: Statutory Appointment
Agency Employment Act: Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
Agency Website:

Job Description


Applications are invited to fill the full-time position of Deputy Chair/Chief Executive Officer and full-time members of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

The ACMA is an independent statutory authority responsible for regulation of Australia’s communications sector, including telecommunications, broadcasting, spectrum and the internet. The ACMA plays a key role in these dynamic and fast-evolving sectors, ensuring that Australians gain the full benefit of new technologies.

We are seeking talented leaders to serve as Deputy Chair/CEO as well as full-time members of the ACMA. In these positions, you will bring high level leadership skills and vision, the ability to manage and contribute to large and complex operations, an understanding of regulatory issues, and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a small executive team focussed on implementing change. You will work with the Chair in executing the ACMA’s regulatory decision-making powers and obligations. As Deputy Chair/CEO, you will bring strong financial and resource management skills to align resources with the Authority’s priorities.

As a member of the leadership team, you will foster strong collaborative relationships with key industry and government stakeholders across the telecommunications, broadcasting, spectrum and internet sectors, as well as contribute to the collective leadership of the Authority.

Remuneration is overseen by the Remuneration Tribunal. The current total remuneration for the Deputy Chair/CEO position is $399,520 while the remuneration for full-time members is $346,250.



To be eligible for these positions, you must be an Australian citizen, or be entitled to work in Australia for the term of your appointment.

The principles of equal opportunity and diversity will apply to this process.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.



For a confidential discussion and/or a copy of the Candidate Information Pack (including the position descriptions and selection criteria), please call Felicity Stalley, Partner at Omera Partners on 02 8922 7204.

To apply, please forward your CV and covering letter to

Applications close at 5.00pm (AEDT) on 17 November 2017.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Term lengths are negotiable up to an initial appointment of five years; a total appointment may not exceed 10 years.

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Felicity Stalley, 02 8922 7204
Position Contact: Felicity Stalley, 02 8922 7204
Apply Address:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS45-Fri - 03 Nov 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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