Department of Regional NSW
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Manager Correspondence and Briefings

Manager Correspondence and Briefings

  • 499345
  • Governance
  • Policy
  • Regulatory and Compliance

Fantastic ongoing, full time opportunity within Regional Development and Programs in a newly created position. You will be leading a small team in a fast paced environment in our Correspondence and Ministerial Services team.

  • Newly created Ongoing, Full Time position
  • We support flexible working - ask us how this could work for you!
  • Location – All locations within NSW will be considered
  • Salary starting from $131,094pa + 10% superannuation + leave entitlements (including flex leave!)

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.

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.

Our team:

Our Regional Development and Programs branch are the NSW Government’s on the ground team across the state who play a crucial leadership and community-facing role to support improved outcomes in economic development and community wellbeing for regional NSW. 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. 

Our group comprises of Regional Development, Regional Programs and Recovery Programs. This role sits in the Office of the Deputy Secretary supporting group wide strategy, co-ordination and decision making.

The Opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager Correspondence and Briefings to join our busy and dynamic team. Reporting to the Director, Office of the Deputy Secretary, the Manager Correspondence and Briefings provides strategic advice and ensure the delivery of the groups correspondence and briefings including the preparation and coordination of quality and timely Ministerial and Secretarial correspondence, speeches, briefing notes and related materials to meet the requirements of the Deputy Secretary and Minister’s Office. The role will also co-ordinate input from across our group on a number of routine requests including coordination of cabinet submissions.

The role has a high degree of autonomy in terms of day to day priorities and will be the predominate contact between the relevant Ministerial offices and across the Regional Development and Programs group for all ministerial and parliamentary matters.

Who are we looking for?
Our ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy a fast pace and dynamic environment
  • Be an excellent communicator and be able to quickly develop professional relationships across the group
  • Be comfortable with ministerial processes
  • …. most of all, be a team player who enjoys a challenge (with no two days bound to be the same!)

 How to apply:
If this role sounds ideal to you, please apply via our online portal by submitting your resume and a brief cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match what we are looking for. We will then get back in touch after the closing date.

Please note, applications through email will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Sunday 29 May 2022 at 11.55pm

For further information about this opportunity please view the role description or contact Larissa Burne 0419 677 220 (text is best).

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.

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required to show evidence of:

  • being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine and; or
  • having an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved COVID19 Vaccination medical exemption at the time of your application submission

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