Australia nationals: Manager Water Administration Ministerial Corporation

Government of New South Wales

Sydney, NSW, AU

  • Senior Leader implementing corporate planning & governance frameworks
  • Permanent full-time opportunity, flexible location
  • Salary starting from $128,089 + super

The Water Group is currently seeking to appoint a motivated and proactive professional to manage the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation (WAMC). As the Manager, WAMC, you will have the opportunity to play a part in ensuring sustainable, secure and healthy water resources and services for NSW.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to take their career to the next level and make their mark by overseeing a Ministerial Corporation, including the Implementation of effective corporate planning and governance frameworks, implementation of asset management practices and the allocation and monitoring of resources to meet legislative and strategic objectives.

About You 

You are a highly motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment. You take ownership and are comfortable in acting as a subject matter expert on projects and initiative under your responsibility. You communicate effectively with senior management and are comfortable in contributing at management meetings.

You will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders in enabling and supporting the delivery of programs and services by DPIE Water. You will also oversee a comprehensive asset management framework for WAMC assets. 

For more information read the full Role Description here.

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 focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. 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.

The Water Administration Ministerial Corporation (WAMC) is a statutory body representing the Crown established under the Water Management Act 2000 (WMA), administered by the Water Group in the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. Various divisions within the department, the Natural Resource Access Regulator and WaterNSW carry out WAMC functions.

WAMC has broad powers which, when applied in accordance with a strategic direction, enables the Minister for Water to deliver sustainable, secure and healthy water resources and services for NSW. The WAMC Corporate Strategy (the Strategy) documents how the Water Group uses and interacts with WAMC to deliver its strategic direction.

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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.

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Applications close Thursday 6 May 2021 at 11:55PM.

Salary consummate with experience, and ranges from $128,089 to $148,134 + super. 

Should you require further information about the role please contact Graham Attenborough on 0427 497 351 .

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 team can:

  • provide alternative formats to apply;
  • make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

Candidates with disability can contact the Diversity team here (please include reference number).
If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like information or assistance in applying, contact our Aboriginal People & Culture team here (please include ref. number).

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At DPIE we are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. 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.




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