Department of Regional NSW
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Project Officer

Project Officer

  • 495104
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Projects
  • Temporary 3 years fixed term
  • Location - Regional NSW
  • Annual salary starting from $97,443 + plus super and leave entitlements
  • Make an impact on the lives of people in Regional NSW
  • True Collaborative Working Environment

 

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.

 

The Regional NSW Cluster welcomes and 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. The Department of Regional NSW provides dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require a reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

 

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues.

 

About the Role

The Project Officer is a key member of the Regional Digital Connectivity team who work with a wide range of stakeholders and foster relationships across other NSW Government agencies, industry partners and community organisations.

 

The role develops, manages and implements a range of projects to support and improve service delivery and meet corporate objectives.

 

Key responsibilities for the Project Officer role include, but not limited to:

  • Develop and oversee a suite of programs and projects
  • Manage and oversee various aspects of program and project management
  • Deliver timely and accurate advice and support to program and project team members
  • Contribute to the development of program and project management methodologies
  • Provide information and data for a range of programs and projects
  • Deliver reports and make recommendations on program and project planning and implementation

 

This role will be assisting in the management of complex and sensitive consultations, negotiations and arrangements with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and customers.

 

This role will report to one of the Regional Digital Connectivity (RDC) Program Managers.

 

About You

You will play a key role in our team supporting the establishment and delivery major infrastructure projects including the development of business cases, supporting tendering activities, maintaining key project controls including project plans, budgets and risk registers, liaising with stakeholders, reporting and responding to communications.

 

You will need to be able to relate to a wide range of stakeholders and foster relationships across other NSW Government agencies, industry partners and community organisations.

 

To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate should demonstrate:

  • An understanding of delivery & commissioning of community facing technical infrastructure business cases and policies
  • Experience in early phase program delivery, including business case development and government procurement processes
  • Experience in the delivery of complex government and commercial partnership projects in regional areas
  • Experience in researching, preparing and delivering briefings (verbal and written) to internal and external stakeholders

 

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role, grow your career, and are interested in creating a more prosperous regional NSW, we would love to hear from you!

 

Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter that tells us about your relevant skills and experience.

 

Closing Date – Sunday 27 June 2021 11:55pm

 

For further information about this opportunity please contact Peter Adams, Director Regional Digital Connectivity Programs on  0437 292 260 or via peter.adams@regional.nsw.gov.au or click here to view 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.

Closing date: Jun 27, 2021

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