Department of Regional NSW
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Business Manager

Business Manager

  • 501947
  • Accounting and Financial
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Governance
  • Policy
  • Projects
  • Specialist Manager
  • Ongoing (permanent) full-time role
  • Location negotiable anywhere in Regional NSW
  • Salary from $134,411 to $155,445pa + Super & leave entitlements


About the role

  • Provide operational, high level executive, secretariat and policy support to the Executive Director Regional Programs
  • Help facilitate the achievement of organisational and management objectives and serve as a focal point for all matters that require the direct intervention Executive Director
  • Provide strategic advice, manage communications and implement strategies across the Regional Development and Programs group

About us

Regional Development and Programs are the NSW Government’s eyes and ears on the ground for regional development and infrastructure delivery, providing multi-agency coordination, program and grant funding, community planning and coordination, and emergency response delivery.  Regional Development and Programs plays a crucial leadership and community-facing role to support improved outcomes in economic development and community wellbeing for regional NSW. 


About you

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a degree in a relevant discipline or relevant senior experience
  • Demonstrate an ability to exercise sound judgement, particularly in matters of great political sensitivity, strict confidentiality and/or potential controversy
  • Have practical knowledge of the working of government and its processes

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

What's on Offer?

  • We value our people. Work is meant to be enjoyed! We believe in a flexible and relaxed working environment allowing people to operate in a manner that cultivates a friendly culture and reduces stress levels.
  • A culture of ambition, support, and inclusivity. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to work with those who share that same drive. We promote an open-door policy and encourage collaboration between all staff. 


Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that tells us about your relevant skills and experience.

Application Closing Date – 11:55pm Sunday, 27 November 2022.

For further information about this opportunity, please view the full role description or contact Kristen Millington on kristen.millington@regional.nsw.gov.au or 0425 297 848.

A recruitment talent 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 18 months.


Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?

We work hard every day to support and grow thriving communities across regional NSW that will have a positive impact on generations to come. Our goal and open secret is always to be a trusted local partner and problem-solver working deeply in community.

As part of our team, you will be able to: 

  • Deliver with impact. You are empowered and trusted to create impact through exposure to cutting edge projects and research, career defining opportunities, and get to be part of a team creating sustainable solutions that will leave a legacy.
  • Connect to what matters. We are all about forming deep community relationships, fostering our passionate and connected teams. It is central to our work to support a true sense of belonging across the team.
  • Live your way. From bringing your whole self to work, through to designing flexibility, that fits you and the team, at Regional NSW you will be able to find the balance that works for you.

 

We are a young agency, but with that has come a personality that is dedicated, passionate, proactive, influential, and informed. We’re all about ‘having a crack’.

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues and is focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable NSW with thriving natural environments/regions and strong economic prosperity. 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.

 A diverse workplace

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

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