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.

We have two exciting roles currently advertised for 9/10 Senior Project Officer in the SSWP Grants Management Team. If you know of anyone with fantastic project management or grant management experience that are looking for a new challenge, please feel free to pass this on.

  • Opportunity to facilitate the delivery of the Safe and Secure Water Program (SSWP)
  • 2-year fixed term contract, with location flexible across NSW
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $113,343 – $124,901 + super

Our Water Infrastructure NSW (WINSW) team is currently seeking to appoint two (2) Senior Project Officer SSWP to be an active part within a dynamic team and coordinate the delivery of programs tasks under the Safe and Secure Water Program. In this role, you will provide grant and program management support, and work with a range of internal and external stakeholders to foster strategic relationships with partners and ensure successful program delivery. 

About You

You will have proven experience working on complex, grant-funded projects within competing and time sensitive deadlines. You will also have strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills, developing effective relationships and liaising with a range of government agencies including federal, state, and local. Additionally, you will have experience in project risk management, actively observing and identifying risks and implementing creative solutions.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a dedicated team and facilitate the coordination and delivery of programs. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

**DPIE expects all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID 19, to be so.**

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

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.

Applications close Sunday 23rd January 2022 at 11:55PM

Should you require further information about the role please contact David Swan 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