Policy administration professionals

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Policy administration professionals develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programmes.
Tasks include - 
 (a)  liaising and consulting with programme administrators and other interested parties to identify policy needs; 
(b)  reviewing existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of-date provisions;
 (c)  researching social, economic and industrial trends, and client expectations of programmes and services provided;
(d)  formulating and analysing policy options, preparing briefing papers and recommendations for policy changes and advising on preferred options; 
(e)  assessing impacts, financial implications, interactions with other programmes and political and administrative feasibility of policies;
(f)  conducting threat and risk assessments and developing responses; 
(g)  reviewing operations and programmes to ensure consistency with policies of the organization.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Intelligence officer
- Policy analyst
- Political adviser


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