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Project Officer Digital

Project Officer Digital

  • 502648
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Media, Publicity and Communications
  • Projects


  • Unique chance to assist with the delivery of digital transformation initiatives across the state
  • Full-time fixed term until 30 June 2024
  • Location – Orange, NSW
  • Attractive salary starting from $101,947.00 to $112,849.00pa + super and leave entitlements

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.

Who is the NSW Department of Primary Industries? Why work for us?

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) is part of the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW). It delivers a broad range of initiatives across the State including research and development to grow our agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors; and regulation and administration of biosecurity, food safety, animal welfare and hunting in NSW.

NSW DPI also has a range of responsibilities to prepare, respond to and assist in recovery from animal and plant biosecurity emergencies, natural disasters and other emergencies affecting the sector, as well as international market access support and export enhancement across a range of products and industries.

About the Role:

With a fast-growing focus on digital across our business and the primary industries sector, the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is seeking a customer-centred project professional to join a small team focused on transforming DPI services through digital. You will be known for your relentless pursuit of delivering quality services to meet customer needs, and your commitment to driving culture and accelerating outcomes through new ways of working.

As Project Officer, Digital, you will undertake a variety of activities to support delivery of digital strategy, transformation and culture across DPI.

For a list of key accountabilities view the full role description.

Reporting to the Manager, Digital Transformation, you will work in cross-functional teams across DPI, applying human-centred and agile principles to deliver critical digital transformation projects for DPI and NSW primary industries. You will work within a team to undertake activities such as user centred research and discovery to understand users’ pain points, needs and behaviours; synthesis of insights to define specific problems and ideation, testing and delivery of customer-centred solutions.

A people person with exceptional communication skills, you’ll actively collaborate across DPI to embed new ways of working and foster customer-centred creative thinking to accelerate and deliver digital transformation.

About You:

To be successful in this position, you’ll need to have demonstrated experience in high quality project delivery and/or coordination, including planning, stakeholder management and risk mitigation. Experience in Human Centred Design (HCD), Service Design (SD) and/or agile methodologies is desirable but not essential. You will, however, need to be able to demonstrate customer-centricity, empathy and the ability to embrace new ways of working. You will be supported to further develop HCD/SD capabilities as required..

As a member of the DPI Digital Transformation team, you will need an appetite for collaboration and confidence in engaging with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be curious, creative and bold in the way you solve problems and deliver high quality outcomes, often within tight timeframes. You will have meticulous attention to detail and a talent for working both autonomously and as part of a collaborative team.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please apply via our online portal, submitting your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your suitability for this role by Friday 3 February 2023 11.55pm.

Enquiries: For further information about this opportunity, please contact Lynne Goodyer, Manager Digital Transformation at lynne.goodyer@dpi.nsw.gov.au.

View the full role description.

A recruitment 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.

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