Department of Regional NSW
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Regional Coordination Manager

Regional Coordination Manager

  • 501893
  • Community
  • Planning
  • Policy
  • Projects
  • 2x ongoing roles in a newly created team
  • Location: Central West region
  • Salary starting from $116,221 to $128,061pa + Super & leave entitlements
  • Flexible, job share and part time working arrangements will be considered
  • Work on exciting projects in an innovative and collaborative environment, positively influencing the lives of people living in regional NSW.
  • Create a legacy using your specialist skills while working with incredible leaders to build your skills

About our Team:

The Regional Development team are the NSW Government’s eyes and ears on the ground for regional development and infrastructure delivery, providing multi-agency coordination, program and grant funding, community planning and coordination, and emergency response delivery.  

We are excited to be establishing a Central West Regional Development team to lead investment and place-based solutions to regional service delivery and coordination, economic growth and diversity and jobs creation and skills to make the Central West a great place to work, live and invest.


About You:

You are proactive, results driven and a team player, with the ability to drive an agenda, maintain effective stakeholder relationships, manage multiple competing priorities and meet deadlines in a challenging, fast-paced and highly rewarding government department.


To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Experience in managing internal and external consultations and negotiations on projects and initiatives with a wide range of stakeholders with varying philosophies, capabilities and interests.
  • Strong knowledge of the workings of Government, including Ministerial roles, agency functions and central agency responsibilities and capacity to achieve results in these contexts.
  • Sound understanding of the environmental, social and economic regional issues facing governments, agencies and communities.
  • A current drivers licence.

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are passionate about creating a more prosperous Regional NSW, we would love to hear from you!

About the Role:

The Regional Coordination Manager, within the Regional Development Central West team will undertake policy, project and coordination work to support the delivery of the Government’s priorities across NSW.

Working locally in each region, some exciting aspects of this role include:

  • Provide effective departmental support to the Premier, Deputy Premier and the Cabinet, including the preparation of briefs, Cabinet reports and presentations and correspondence on regional, whole-of-government matters.
  • Develop, manage and implement cross-agency and inter-governmental projects and initiatives that drive the delivery of the Government’s priorities and achieve positive outcomes for communities. Consult with relevant stakeholders to ensure the feasibility of proposed projects and initiatives.
  • Prepare high quality briefings, correspondence and advice for the Department’s Executive, Premier and Deputy Premier, the Cabinet and Minister to inform the Government’s response to key issues impacting regional NSW. Ensure all relevant matters are addressed, the information is factual, accurate and succinct, and the NSW policy position is clearly represented.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with government agencies and key internal and external stakeholders to ensure the Government’s priorities are understood and met at the regional level, particularly on multi-agency issues with whole-of-State significance.

What's on Offer?

  • We value our people. Work is meant to be enjoyed! We believe in a flexible and relaxed working environment allowing people to operate in a manner that cultivates a friendly culture and reduces stress levels.
  • A culture of ambition, support, and inclusivity. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to work with those who share that same drive. We promote an open-door policy and encourage collaboration between all staff. 

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are passionate about 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 (maximum 4 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that tells us about your relevant skills and experience.

Application Closing Date – 11:55pm Sunday 27 November 2022.

For further information about this opportunity, please view the role description or please contact Ricky Puata, Deputy Director on 0427 103 979 / or Melissa Schrader, Deputy Director on 0437 537 582 /


A recruitment talent 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 18 months.

Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?


We work hard every day to support and grow thriving communities across regional NSW that will have a positive impact on generations to come. Our goal and open secret is always to be a trusted local partner and problem-solver working deeply in community.

As part of our team, you will be able to: 

  • Deliver with impact. You are empowered and trusted to create impact through exposure to cutting edge projects and research, career defining opportunities, and get to be part of a team creating sustainable solutions that will leave a legacy.
  • Connect to what matters. We are all about forming deep community relationships, fostering our passionate and connected teams. It is central to our work to support a true sense of belonging across the team.
  • Live your way. From bringing your whole self to work, through to designing flexibility, that fits you and the team, at Regional NSW you will be able to find the balance that works for you.


We are a young agency, but with that has come a personality that is dedicated, passionate, proactive, influential, and informed. We’re all about ‘having a crack’.

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 NSW 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.

 A diverse workplace

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.




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