Picture of a golden sunlit landscape in Queanbeyan area. Gumtrees in foreground, blue sky and river in background.

Regional Programs Project Officer (Disability Targeted)

Regional Programs Project Officer (Disability Targeted)

  • 502736
  • Accounting and Financial
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Community
  • Projects

Show More Show Less

  • Multiple full-time opportunities available for up to 2 years (job share and part time may also be considered)
  • Hybrid work environment on offer - all NSW locations considered. Preference will be given to candidates based regionally, with a focus on Queanbeyan, Armidale, Dubbo and Coffs Harbour. 
  • Salary starting from $101,497 pa + super
  • Be part of a dedicated, passionate team who are serious about making a real, meaningful difference to the people and communities of regional NSW

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.

Please note: This is a Disability targeted process and only open to applications from candidates who identify as having a Disability. 



About Us:
Part of the Department of Regional NSW, the Regional Programs branch ensures sector excellence and leadership in the design, delivery and evaluation of programs to support social and economic outcomes for regional NSW through the administration of the $3bn Regional Growth Fund. Our work is structured and procedural with a focus on strong governance, quality systems and transparency in government administration. 

We play a crucial leadership role that supports improved outcomes in economic development and community well-being for regional NSW. Our programs and staff are focused on growing regional economies, communities and employment and improving quality of life for regional communities.

The Opportunity:
We are a team of dedicated professionals, committed to the betterment of regional NSW and its communities. We would love for you to join us and use your similar passion in making a difference to those effected in our regions and help ensure decisions regarding targeted grants funding are in line with policies, strategies, and standards.

Working as a Project Officer, your day will consist of (but not be limited to):

  • Project management and support – Utilise your exceptional writing skills for reports and briefs, your coordination and monitoring experience for project planning
  • Communication – Collaborate with key stakeholders, working groups, committees, and consultations to support project completion to deadlines.
  • Research – Source, collate and compile data to track project progress against milestones and negate emerging issues through early identification.

What We Can Offer You

  • Meaningful and rewarding work with opportunities to contribute to your community, achieve your professional goals, and maintain a work-life balance.
  • Flexibility (including hybrid working) a 35-hour working week plus generous parental support, health and wellbeing & employee assistance programs.
  • A job with us means you can deliver with impact, connect to what matters and live your way! Watch this video to find out more.

About You:
You will have experience in project management including the ability to manage multiple projects often with competing timeframes, set priorities, meet deadlines and work as part of a team.

The role will draw upon your ability to deliver project outcomes and think outside the square to achieve results when working to tight deadlines, with limited resources and often while managing competing priorities.

How to Apply?
So if you want to grab something with both hands and make a difference and are passionate about regional communities and the unique issues they face then we want to hear from you!

Apply by submitting a current resume and cover letter (ideally no more than 2 pages) outlining why you are interested in these roles and how your relevant skills and experience will help you to succeed.

For handy hints on developing your application and interviewing for roles in the NSW Public Sector you can watch this video. You can also access the Public Service Commission Capability application tool.

Have any questions? Please contact Kalina Koloff via kalina.koloff@regional.nsw.gov.au or 0413 926 688. You can also view the role description.  

If you require adjustments in completing your application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the recruitment selection process, please let us know so we can assist. You can contact Jodi Arthur, Disability Recruitment Specialist by phone, text, or email - 0438 740 588, jodi.arthur@regional.nsw.gov.au.

Applications close on 11:55 pm Sunday, 5 February 2023.

OUR HIRING PROCESS & TIMELINE:
We will review applications once the advertisement period has closed. Our process includes at least one assessment task (which could be via video, written responses or presentations) and an in-person (or video) interview. Other checks will include reference checking prior to any appointments being made. We would ideally like to have our selected candidates start early in late February or early March 2023.

Additional Information:
A recruitment 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 eighteen months. 

Apply here

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

You will now be directed to the apply page to complete your application.

Recommended for you

Team Leader Land Services

502713 Penrith NSW Australia Penrith Regional Delivery Conservation, Engineering, Environmental, Environmental Science, Field Officer, Marine and Coastal Management, Pest and Weed Control, Projects, Specialist Manager
Lead, support & mentor the team responsible for delivering programs & projects focused on delivering a large-scale conservation project in Western Sydney. Proven project management experience combined with the ability to manage and inspire your t...

Inspector Environment

502095 Coffs Harbour. Maitland. Newcastle. Sydney NSW Australia Coffs Harbour. Maitland. Newcastle. Sydney Resources Regulator Projects, Regulatory and Compliance
Do you have a scientific background, particularly in environmental, earth & geosciences? Check out the Inspector Environment roles we currently have on offer in an expanding team.

Administrative Support Officer

502763 Taylors Beach NSW Australia Taylors Beach Infrastructure Investment & Business Exl Administration and Clerical
We have an exciting full-time ongoing Administrative Support Officer role to fill in Taylors Beach.

Executive Officer

502766 Gosford NSW Australia Gosford Regional Economic Development Accounting and Financial, Administration and Clerical, Planning, Policy
Seeking for a high-performing Executive Officer to join the Office of Regional Economic Development (ORED) team.

Senior Systems Officer

502286 All of NSW. Orange. Regional NSW. Tamworth NSW Australia All of NSW. Orange. Regional NSW. Tamworth Infrastructure Investment & Business Exl Governance, Information and Communications Technology, Media, Publicity and Communications, Planning, Policy, Projects
Do you have experience with designing successful business systems? If you are looking for the next step in your career, the Department of Primary Industries (DPI), part of the Department of Regional NSW, has an exciting opportunity for you to join...

Apply Now

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

You will now be directed to the apply page to complete your application.