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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10762691
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Closing date: Sunday, 10 November 2019
Job Title: General Manager
Division: Merger & Authorisation Review
Branch: Consumer Data Right
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time, Part-time
Location: Sydney - NSW; Canberra - ACT; Melbourne - VIC; Brisbane - QLD; Adelaide - SA; Perth - WA
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: EA2019/309
Agency Website:

Job Description


About the ACCC:

The ACCC is an independent statutory authority that administers the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and other Acts and we regulate national infrastructure industries to promote effective competition.

Over the next few years, the ACCC is expected to grow and develop as a modern regulator and this role offers an exciting opportunity to manage the Consumer Data Right (CDR) Branch to deliver services that align with CDR’s Division strategy and goals.

We are a non-corporate Commonwealth entity that includes the Australian Energy Regulator (AER). The AER is responsible for the economic regulation of the energy market and reports to a separate statutory board.

About the Consumer Data Right (CDR) branch:

The ACCC is responsible for the implementation and roll out of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) framework that will improve how consumers transfer their data between providers so they can compare and switch between products and services. It will also encourage competition between providers, leading not only to better prices for consumers but also more innovative products and services.

The CDR implementation will be rolled out sector-by-sector across the economy, starting with the banking sector and followed by energy and telecommunications sectors and ultimately to the whole Australian economy.

More information about the ACCC and Consumer Data Right is available on the ACCC website.

Amongst other responsibilities, our successful applicant will:

• Oversee the Branch’s functions and business of the Branch with expectation of approximately 25 staff.
• Manage and oversee the Operations and Technology Delivery teams and act as the primary escalation point for urgent, complex or highly sensitive operational or technological issues.
• Lead the investigation and identification of opportunities for changes and enhancements in delivery of existing services, or development of additional services.
• Drive the implementation and delivery and of new systems, technologies and services to deliver ICT solutions that achieve business requirements.
• Manage an expected Branch budget of over $20 million, primarily for capital expenditure.


We offer an exciting career for highly capable people leaders who demonstrate a focus on delivering our strategic initiatives to benefit Australian consumers.

We believe that our people are our greatest and asset and some of our fantastic benefits include:

• Flexible working conditions;
• 15.4% superannuation and attractive base salary;
• Business allowance and performance pay and;
• Strong employee engagement and high performance culture.

Your next steps:

If you’re looking for the next step in your career or seeking your next challenge within a world class and future focused regulator, click ‘Apply’ at the bottom of this page to start your application.

Please ensure you have read the Candidate Kit attached prior to submitting your application as this includes important information on how to apply, the selection criteria and proposed selection process.

Applications for this role can ONLY be made online through the ACCC current vacancies website.


RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Position Contact: Rayne de Gruchy, 02 6243 1265
Agency Recruitment Site:
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 PS44 - Fri - 25 Oct 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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