Local recruitment: Manager Programs & Manager Stakeholder Engagement

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.

  • Ongoing full-time opportunities, location flexible across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $131,094 – $151,609 + super

Our Strategy Division in the Water Group is currently seeking to appoint the below roles. Each position provides the opportunity to contribute to reforms that support sustainable and healthy environments, economies and societies across NSW.?

Manager Programs

In this role, you will lead and coordinate strategic and operational support to ensure smooth program management for the water Strategies Division. You will also manage the delivery of regular program portfolio monitoring, as well as provide advice and embed best practice methodologies to achieve objectives. To be successful in this position you will be highly organised with the proven ability to balance competing demands, along with experience in program/project management and knowledge of methodologies.

For more information and essential requirements, read the full Role Description: Manager Programs  

Manager Stakeholder Engagement

In this role, you will lead the implementation of stakeholder management strategies both regional and statewide. You will coordinate engagement strategy, plans and facilitate their integration within the water division through project management and program reviews. To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience within a similar stakeholder engagement role, along with a strong understanding of effective program management processes and systems.

For more information and essential requirements, read the full Role Description: Manager Stakeholder Engagement

These are excellent opportunities for dedicated individuals to join highly regarded teams together with significant opportunity to be a key contributor in supporting the Water Group in the delivery of outcomes for the people of NSW. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

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.?This is outlined in the NSW Water Strategy Implementation Plan.

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.

We anticipate interviews will be held the week commencing 13 December 2021.

Applications close Sunday 28 November 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Amanda Jones 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.




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