Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

Murray, NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Projects
Job location:StatewideRegional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job reference number:527023
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 9/10
Closing date:12/03/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Play a crucial role in supporting projects in regional areas
  • 2x Temporary full-time opportunities available until 31 October 2023, NSW location negotiable (Albury and Wagga preferred).
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $116,211 to $128,061 + super

Our Constraints Measure Program team is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Project Officer to oversee and coordinate the development, assessment, and evaluation of projects funded by a range of water grant programs supporting projects in regional areas. The role is responsible for ensuring that the projects achieve their outcomes and support the achievement of the funding programs and organizational objectives

About You

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Demonstrated project management skills, including development and implementation of project plans, coordinating resources and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing a range of documentation including project plans, operational procedures, and briefing papers.  
  • Previous experience engaging and forming strong relationships with landholders and program stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex project information to landholders or stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Demonstrated highly effective and proven negotiation skills.
  • Previous experience supervising team members and providing support and direction.
  • Experience with spatial mapping will be highly regarded however not mandatory.

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

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

About Us

The Department of Planning and Environment’s (DPE) 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. DPE 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.

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.

DPE strongly recommends all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Sunday 12 March 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Andrew Cooper via andrew.cooper@dpie.nsw.gov.au

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 Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (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 MSc in Water and Sustainable Development