Department of Regional NSW
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Organisational Performance & Planning Officer (SLSO)

Organisational Performance & Planning Officer (SLSO)

  • 496734
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Science
  • Land Administration
  • Natural and Physical Science
  • Planning
  • Policy
  • Projects
  • Specialist Manager
  • Full Time Ongoing Opportunity
  • Location negotiable throughout the Central West LLS region (includes Dubbo, Forbes, Wellington, Grenfell, Condobolin, Nyngan or Gilgandra offices)
  • Salary commencing from $99,431pa + super

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.

Central West Local Land Services (LLS) are looking for an Organisational Performance and Planning Officer (SLSO) to join the team.

In this position you will work closely with staff, stakeholders and the community and be responsible for coordinating and planning the development, implementation and evaluation of programs, plans and processes to ensure Central West LLS is delivering services which support land managers, landscape priorities, and investor and community preferences.

Your role will be a varied one and you will be responsible for such tasks as:

  • Developing business and annual plans and submitting multi-year investment program applications
  • Developing and implementing concepts and ideas to drive improved service and monitor performance
  • Pursuing opportunities to leverage additional funds and resources to deliver services in response to regional priorities.
  • Supporting planning and delivery integration across all business areas
  • Promoting innovative business approaches across the business

About You:
To be successful you’ll need to have demonstrated experience with the planning cycle and the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement process.

You’ll be a people person and have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills to enable excellent internal and external customer service, as well as excellent project management and organisational skills.

A big picture thinker, you’ll also be able to see the small things and the steps required to achieve a whole of business approach to planning and delivery.

The capacity to understand legislation and policy as it relates to natural resource management, agriculture, biosecurity, emergency management and natural disaster emergency management operations is also required.

How to Apply:
If this role sounds ideal to you, simply submit your resume and a brief cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match what we are looking for. We will then get back to you after the closing date.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 8th February at 11.55pm

If you have any questions or want further information please contact Jane Chrystal, Manager Land Services on 0429 127 653 or You can also download 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.

About Local Land Services:
Local Land Services (LLS) is an Executive Agency related to the cluster.  It provides quality, customer-focused services to landholders and the community across New South Wales. This regionally based organisation brings together a wide range of service and advisory functions including agriculture, biosecurity, natural resource management, land management, biodiversity, emergency services, private native forestry and the Soil Conservation Service.

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required: 

  • To be fully vaccinated of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine by 30 January 2022 and/ or 
  • an approved medical contraindication. 

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing a role. 

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