Local recruitment: Manager, Program Coordination and Development

Government of South Australia

Adelaide SA, Australia 🇦🇺

Department for Environment and Water
Job reference: 513109
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Role:

The Manager, Program Coordination and Development is responsible for overall program delivery of branch Programs including the South Australian Riverland Floodplains Integrated Infrastructure Program (SARFIIP) including the Sustaining Riverland Environments (SRE) program as well as South Australian Constraints Measures and Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin Programs. The role is responsible for the development of new programs/projects including identifying and seeking additional funding opportunities and supporting and coordinating program delivery across the various project delivery areas within the branch.

Why work for us?

  • Be part of a fun, collaborative and supportive team contributing to significant environmental outcomes
  • Hybrid working model with flexible working options including work from home available to promote work life balance
  • Free entry into our National Parks
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Meaningful and rewarding career

Special Conditions

  • May be required to participate in fire management or associated duties.
  • Some weekend and out of hours work may be required.
  • Inter and intra state travel as required.
  • A current class “C” driver’s licence and willingness and ability to safely operate a 4wd is essential.

Remuneration: MAS3 $124,108 p.a.

Contract: Temporary Contract up to 31/07/2023

Enquiries to:

Sue Hutchings

Director, Water Infrastructure and Operations

Phone: 0407 727 467


Application Instructions:

Applications are to be submitted online through I WORK FOR SA.

Please provide an application (no more than 3 pages) demonstrating your experience and suitability to the follow criteria:  

  • Accountability for the delivery of a suite of projects totalling approximately $290m.
  • New project ideas and funding opportunities are identified, and proposals developed to secure funding to achieve Agency outcomes.
  • Agreed Agency commitments and responsibilities relating to delivery and risks of funding agreements are effectively managed.
  • Effective relationships and partnerships are fostered with other agencies, the community and stakeholders.
  • Timely and strategic advice is provided to Agency Executives and governance committees.
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership and management including strong project management skills and experience in managing complex multi-million dollar government projects.
  • Has in-depth current knowledge and grasp of the relevant aspects of water management in South Australia.

The Department for Environment and Water is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds including all ages and gender identities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTIQA+.
Applications close: 03/01/2023 11:45 PM

– MAS3 Role Description Manager, Program Coordination and Development.pdf
– Pre-Employment-Declaration_240522.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.




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