Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Projects
Job location:Statewide
Job reference number:527919
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 9/10
Closing date:16/04/2023 – 11:55 PM

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

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Key Senior Project Officer role responsible for ensuring outcomes are delivered for the Safe and Secure Water Program
  •  Ongoing full-time opportunity, NSW locations negotiable (flexible working model)
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranging from $116,211 to $128,061 + super

Our Grants Management Office is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Project Officer to facilitate the delivery of the Safe and Secure Water Program (SSWP) to assist in the provision of co-ordination and delivery of programs tasks, providing program management oversight and support.

About You

As a Senior Project Officer, you will be responsible for developing, overseeing and ensuring project outcomes are delivered.

You will also:

  • Work collegially with internal stakeholders, program partners and regional local water utilities/councils to scope, develop and deliver grant funding, ensuring consistency in outcomes and direction, and embedding best practice grant  management frameworks to deliver identified outcomes within required timeframes.
  • Manage the administration and appropriate allocation of funding support to eligible program proponents including local government, joint organisations and water authorities.
  • Foster and develop strategic relationships with industry partners, developing alliances and collaborating across key industry sectors, local government and peak associations, governmental departments and agencies to broker, develop and deliver water infrastructure funding.

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 16 April 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Carla Antunes via Carla.Antunes@planning.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