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.
(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.