Department of Regional NSW
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Business Coordinator

Business Coordinator

  • 495428
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Ongoing Full-time role
  • Office Location Options – Armidale, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo & Queanbeyan
  • Annual salary starting from $85,744 + superannuation
  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Make an impact on the lives of people in Regional NSW


Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.


We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. 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 provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.


The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues.


About the Role

The Business Coordinator will provide timely, effective and high-level administrative, coordination and related support services for the Regional Development Branch in the Office of the Executive Director.


Key responsibilities for the Business Coordinator role include, but not limited to:

  • Support the accurate and timely delivery of a range of administrative and business services
  • Prepare accurate and timely correspondence, reports and presentations
  • Allocate and coordinate branch correspondence and brief workflows
  • Manage small projects or related project tasks to support business priorities
  • Co-ordinate meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support for stakeholder meetings and committees
  • Manage the Executive Director/Director’s diaries


The reporting line for the Business Coordinator role can vary between branches.


About You

We are seeking a highly motivated professional with exceptional written and verbal communication skills, allowing you to maintain the confidence and support of stakeholders through the delivery of critical projects across the cluster.


You thrive in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment and are confident in exercising autonomy to adjust own workload and priorities within established policy and procedures.


The ideal candidate must demonstrate:

  • Experience in providing support and coordination to senior level management on a broad range of administrative, financial, accounting and HR processes and procedures.
  • Advanced skills and experience in word processing, correspondence tracking, databases, electronic document management systems and financial budgeting systems, spreadsheets, presentation and electronic communication applications including MS Office software.


If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous Regional NSW, we would love to hear from you!


Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter that tells us about your relevant skills and experience.


Application Closing Date – Thursday, 29 July 2021 11:55pm

For further information about this opportunity please contact Louise McMeeking, Executive Director Regional Development on 0408 835 647 or via  or click here to view the role description.


Additional Information

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.


Closing date: Jul 29, 2021

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