Local recruitment: Project Officer (Regional Water Project Interfaces)

Government of New South Wales

Sydney, NSW, AU

  • Interesting opportunity to support the regional water capital works program for Water Infrastructure NSW during an exciting time of growth
  • Permanent full-time role, salary from $97,443 + super
  • Hybrid office and Work from home model (office location is negotiable). Occasional travel to regional sites required.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a Project Officer, Regional Water Project Interfaces to join the newly created Water Infrastructure NSW division during an exciting time of growth

About the role

As the Project Officer – Regional Water Project Interfaces, you will provide issues management and project support for the regional water capital works program interfaces for Water Infrastructure NSW. You will be tasked with liaising with stakeholders on individual projects in order to improve delivery of regional water infrastructure projects that achieve water security across NSW, drive economic growth in regional NSW economies, support towns and communities and enhance environmental outcomes. You will be an energetic, adaptive, self-starter who provides timely and accurate information to a high standard and develops strong relationships with key stakeholders.

You will be part of a high performing team with a supportive leader that provides opportunities for professional development and growth. The role is fast-paced and challenging, with the ability to deliver genuine improvements within the organisation.

To learn more about the role, click here to view the role description.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Support Management and the Senior Executive in managing relationships with key stakeholders on regional water infrastructure projects.
  • Provide advice to the team and management to inform discussions with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to briefing materials for the CEO, Minister and Cabinet on project status, key issues and risks to relevant governance bodies.
  • Approach problems with a solutions focus, developing practical and pragmatic outcomes to address complex policy issues.
  • Previous experience working in Government would be highly advantageous.

About Us

Water Infrastructure NSW was established in 2020 within the Department of Planning Industry and Environment (DPIE) as part of a suite of water sector reforms. Its primary purpose is to build NSW Government capability to develop and deliver major water infrastructure projects across NSW. Water Infrastructure NSW is rapidly building its capacity and capability to deliver all the necessary functions to support its purpose, with a focus on supporting the needs of project teams across planning and construction activities to build momentum in the delivery program.

Applying for the role

Applicants must address their suitability by supplying an updated copy of their resume and a brief cover letter (no more than two pages) that outlines their skills and experience relevant to the role.

For further information, please contact Stephanie Borgonia via email at [email protected]

Applications close on 10 June 2021, at 11:55pm

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Our commitment to flexible working:

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Our commitment to diversity:

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment recognises that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.