Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

Sydney NSW, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Projects
Job location:StatewideSydney Region / Sydney – West
Job reference number:527189
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 9/10
Closing date:05/04/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, regional location encouraged
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $116,211 to $128,061 + super

Water Analytics is seeking expressions of interest for a Senior Project Officer to join our team. The Senior Project Officer will report to the Director Water Analytics and will work with a team of over 30 surface and ground water modellers to provide expert project management for our NSW water policy and planning modelling programs and the Murray Darling Basin River Model Uplift program.

About You

Key tasks the successful applicant will undertake include:

  • Oversee all aspects of project management for a range of modelling related projects
  • Develop project plans and coordinate resources to implement managed projects
  • Monitor and evaluate all aspects of project implementation
  • Identify and address issues, assess project progress and effectiveness, and achieve project delivery
  • Effectively communicate with modelling staff, management and internal clients to plan, negotiate for, and report on project management.

The successful applicant will have skills and experience in:

  • Technical or engineering project management and delivery
  • Coordinating project teams
  • Project management tools and software
  • On-time and on-budget project delivery
  • Building relationships, collaborating and negotiating
  • Client focused delivery
  • Oral and written communication / reporting
  • Program scale thinking.

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 Wednesday 5 April 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Danielle Baker via danielle.baker@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