Department of Regional NSW
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Business Support officer

Business Support officer

  • 501878
  • Administration and Clerical
  • 3-year full time role
  • Location: Based in Lismore; consideration may be given to candidates from across other regional NSW locations
  • Competitive salary from $89,707pa plus super (plus flexible work hours) 
  • We offer true flexible working, exciting + rewarding career pathways and development opportunities!

About us

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) is a development corporation established following the 2022 floods across Lismore and Northern Rivers region of NSW. It formally came into effect from 1 July 2022. The NRRC manages the rebuilding of these communities by coordinating planning, rebuilding and construction work across multiple government agencies. More information on the NRRC can be found here.

About the role

In the role of Business Support officer, you will provide a range of administrative, executive and records management services to support the operation of the NRRC. The role is responsible for delivering and maintaining streamlined document and administrative systems.

Key functions of this role include:

  • Prepare accurate and timely correspondence, reports and presentations.
  • Promote a high level of customer service consistently, with competing demands on resources including the timely coordination of responses to customer inquiries.
  • Manage small projects or related project tasks and identify and contribute to the development and implementation of streamlined administrative and business processes, procedures and systems to support business priorities.
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support for stakeholder meetings and committees including compilation and distribution of agenda papers, provision of reports and liaising with external organisations to obtain or distribute information, minute/note-taking, follow up and drafting correspondence where required.
  • Co-ordinate meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences as necessary, including catering, room and equipment set-up, distributing material, liaising with speakers and attendees, and clean up.

About you

You are a professional, results driven team player, with strong communication skills and the ability to use a range of technologies to maximise efficiencies and effectiveness. Experience in financial processes and a commitment to customer service will be key to succeed in this role.

Our ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and is passionate about helping people, communities, and the NSW regions recover and thrive.

Apply now!

Simply apply online by submitting a cover letter and current resume outlining your experience and capabilities relevant to the role.  *Please note that email applications cannot be accepted.

Applications Close: 28 November 2022 at 11:55pm

For further information about this opportunity please contact Gareth James 0414 525 359 or alternatively, please click here to read the full role description https://files.jobs.nsw.gov.au/6tjfgb.

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

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 New South Wales 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.

Additional Information

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.

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.

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