Department of Regional NSW
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Digital Project Controls Manager

Digital Project Controls Manager

  • 493805
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Projects
  • Temporary full-time opportunity for up to 24 months
  • Salary from $110,745 to $122,038 plus super and leave loading (package up to $135,269)
  • Location:  Coffs Harbour, Armidale, Dubbo or Queanbeyan - while we work flexibly, there will be an expectation that you will live within a reasonable distance to frequent the office regularly.

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.


About the role

We are currently seeking a Digital Project Controls Manager to join Public Works Advisory (PWA) within the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW).

The role is responsible for developing and maintaining fully integrated systems, tools and processes that help drive optimised infrastructure, construction, advisory and emergency management project outcomes.

This role will contribute to the overall strategy and roadmap of the project controls digital environment within PWA, ensuring the business has the correct mix of talent, process, structure and supporting technology in place so that a coordinated, progressive approach is taken across the business.  The role will also work with the business and clients to develop tailored, ‘outside the square’ solutions for large projects or programs of work, often in a fluid and rapidly evolving environment.


About you

To undertake this role, it is essential that you have experience in construction project delivery across various contract types within public and private sectors. This experience should include implementing, maintaining, and supporting a variety of Project Control and Construction Management Systems (project, risk, quality, finance, reporting, information management).

You are required to be highly experienced in developing and supporting user and business tools in the Microsoft technology stack for use within a construction project environment, including: .net framework; C#, SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, PowerBI, PowerApps, PowerAutomate.  Exposure to other relevant industry tools such as Primavera P6, PRISM G2, Qlik Sense, Integrum is desirable. 

Demonstrated experience with Data Warehouses and reporting.

You will be required to build and maintain strong relationships both within and outside PWA, have capacity to work with management, staff and clients exhibiting strong stakeholder management skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high level interpersonal skills are essential including the ability to facilitate meetings and training sessions will be required.

You must have a current NSW Driver Licence and willingness to drive to and work in remote locations which may include overnight stays.


About Us

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in April 2020 as a central agency for regional issues.  At the Department, we are focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable New South Wales with thriving natural environments and strong primary industries.  We are the stewards of our state’s physical and environmental assets - both natural and built - and we work hard every day to ensure New South Wales continues to flourish.

Public Works Advisory is an advisor and enabler of the best possible infrastructure solutions for local communities across New South Wales.  We partner with State and local government agencies to deliver an exciting range of critical projects of varying scale and complexity.


Applying for the role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

For more information about the role, please Click here to view the role description.

Additionally, if you would like to hear more about this role please contact Robyn Silk, Senior Manager Project Controls Business Systems on 0422 518 892.


Closing Date: Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 11:55pm


We welcome diversity.  If you have a disability, condition or illness and have concerns about accessibility through the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact Emma Chaffey at or on 0428 424 237 to discuss how we can assist you.


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.


Closing date: Apr 22, 2021

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