Department of Regional NSW
Animal, Wallaby, Kangaroo, Mammal, Wildlife, Antelope

Team Leader - Business Development

Team Leader - Business Development

  • 495870
  • Governance
  • Planning
  • Policy
  • Projects
  • Full-time fixed-term role available up to 30 June 2023
  • Location - negotiable across the Western LLS region
  • Salary starting from $113,343 pa + super
  • Deliver a range of strategic initiatives in Western LLS, whilst fostering & driving innovation, collaboration & engagement.


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.

If you are looking for a new role to prove your professional business development skills and collaborate with a wide range of clients across the state, then this is the job for you.

The Western Local Land Services (LLS) region is the largest in NSW, covering 314,500 km² or 40 percent of the state. Check out this video for information on the services we provide.

Western Local Land Services (LLS) is looking for a business development team lead to:

  • Oversee the implementation of the Western LLS local strategic plan and review and renewal of its associated strategies.
  • Identify strategic priorities and enlist and engage the support of staff and stakeholders, business-wide, to deliver outcomes
  • Proactively look for and develop new business opportunities across the region, including scoping, developing, and resourcing.
  • Oversee and drive all new and existing strategic business projects and programs.
  • Work closely with the General Manager to provide direction, advice, planning, and support in the delivery of strategic business outcomes.


Whilst a technical understanding of NRM or agriculture would be ideal it’s not essential for the role. What is, however, is proven experience in strategic business development and project management as well as demonstrated engagement and stakeholder management experience.

You’ll be a big picture thinker – someone who can see and understand business opportunities and be able to scope their viability and feasibility to deliver high-quality business outcomes across a geographically dispersed region.  

You’ll also be someone who can drive change, get results and bring staff and stakeholders along with you for the ride.

Your outstanding communication, networking, negotiation, and collaboration skills will also be critical to the success of this role.

Applying is easy!
If this role sounds ideal to you, just 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 in touch after the closing date.

Closing Date:  Sunday 3rd October 2021 @ 11:55pm

For further information about this opportunity please contact Erlina Compton, General Manager Western LLS via erlina.compton@lls.nsw.gov.au 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.

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

Please note that NSW Government expects all NSW government sector employees who can be safely vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine to do so.

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