Local recruitment: Program Officer Grants

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.

  • Join a dedicated team and contribute to the delivery of the Off-farm Efficiency Program through supporting program management activities
  • Fixed term full-time opportunity until December 2024 with location flexible across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $99,431 – $110,064 + super

Our Water Infrastructure NSW team is currently seeking to appoint a Program Officer, Grants to assist in the delivery of the Off-farm Efficiency Program. In this role, you will work collegially with staff and program partners and undertake project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects under the Commonwealth Grants Program.

About You

You will have previous experience building and maintaining relationships with agencies and program stakeholders, requiring strong relationship management skills, along with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You will also have experience in Project Management supporting projects from inception to completion along with knowledge in grants management. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised and passionate individual to join a dedicated team and contribute to the delivery of the Off-farm Efficiency Program through supporting program management activities. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

For more information read the full Role Description: Program Officer, Grants

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.

The Department of Planning Industry and Environment will be shut down over the Christmas period from Friday 24 December 2021, returning 10 January 2022 with no recruitment actions taking place during this time. We will be back in the office from Monday 10 January 2021 and will resume all recruitment actions from this time.

Applications close Thursday 9 December 2021 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Kirsty Fenton on [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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