Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Opportunity for a Project Professional to provide high quality advice and coordinate assessments for water State Significant Development and Infrastructure projects
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, location flexible across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $113,343 – $124,901 + super

Our Water Group team is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Project Officer to provide high quality advice and coordinate assessments relating to State Significant Development and State Significant Infrastructure projects. In this role, you will also develop department correspondence, build and maintain stakeholder relationships and lead projects which require collaboration across other business divisions in regard to technical and operational planning.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience leading successful projects and providing quality advice to range of stakeholders. With strong prioritisation skills, you will balance competing demands to ensure effective project delivery. You will have strong relationship management and communication skills, establishing effective teams and relationships with stakeholders, along with the proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with others.

This is an exciting opportunity for a project professional to join a dedicated team and support the achievement of organizational objectives. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

For more information read the full Role Description: Senior Project Officer

For more information hit Apply to visit the www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment’s (DPIE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPIE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

The Water Group leads the NSW Government in providing confidence to communities and stakeholders with the transparent stewardship of water resources, provision of services and reforms that support sustainable and healthy environments, economies and societies across NSW.?

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role. DPIE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Thursday 25 November 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Liz Rogers via  [email protected]

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on [email protected]  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.




IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development