Chief Executive or Managing Director – ANZSCO 111111

All Occupations


Determines, formulates and reviews the general policy program and the overall direction of an organisation within the framework established by a board of directors or similar governing body.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

  • Chief Executive Officer


  • Director-General
  • Executive Director
  • Secretary (Government Department) (Aus)

Skills Assessment Authority



Not eligible if:
Caveat 5
TSS, ENS – (a) the position has a nominated annual earnings of less than AUD180,001; and
(b) if the person is to be transferred to fill the position–the transfer is not an intra corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

Group: 1111 Chief Executives and Managing Directors


determine, formulate and review the general policy programs and the overall direction of organisations within the framework established by boards of directors and similar governing bodies.


  • determining objectives, strategies, policies and programs for organisations
  • providing overall direction and management to organisations
  • authorising material, human and financial resources to implement organisational policies and programs
  • monitoring and evaluating performance of organisations against organisational objectives and strategies
  • consulting with senior subordinate staff and reviewing recommendations and reports
  • preparing, or arranging for the preparation of, reports, budgets and forecasts and presenting them to governing bodies
  • representing the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and liaising between areas of responsibility
  • selecting, or approving the selection of senior staff
  • ensuring the organisation complies with company laws and other relevant legislation

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).

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