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Manager - Program Delivery


Employer: The Department of Planning & Environment
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Environment & Sustainability, Management, Project Management, Green Energy
Sector/s: State Government
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 19 September, 2018.
Applications close: 01 October, 2018. (Expired)

  • Job Grade / Classification: Clerk Grade 11/12
  • Salary: Starting from base of $124,965 (excluding super)
  • Employment Type: Full Time, Ongoing Employment
  • Location: Sydney CBD (relocating to Parramatta at the end of 2019)

Do you want to be part of NSW’s transition to a modern energy system?  

We are looking for talented and innovative individuals to assist the government in delivering a range of exciting new clean energy projects to drive NSW towards its commitment to net zero emissions by 2050.

Agency overview

The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

The Department’s vision – “Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment” – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

Energy, Water and Portfolio Strategy is a Division of the Department of Planning and Environment. The Division leads strategic policy, programs and major initiatives that work towards securing, regulating and delivering the state’s energy, metropolitan water and housing.

About the Role:

The Division has been tasked with delivering several new clean energy initiatives; as the Manager Program Delivery you will be required to lead a team to design, develop, deliver, monitor and evaluate multi-million-dollar clean energy initiatives.

Primary purpose of the role:

  • Drive a number of new multi-million clean energy initiatives, as tasked by the NSW Government
  • Lead a team of approximately 6 project officers
  • Establish and manage  key internal and external stakeholder relationships.

Essential requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading the development and delivery of programs to achieve priority objectives in the context of the national electricity market, complex policy environment, engaged stakeholders and community attitudes
  • A degree in a relevant discipline.

To be successful in the role, ideally you will have:

  • Proven experience in program design and delivery
  • An ability to be innovative in a complex multifaceted environment.

Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:

Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:

At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW. 

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Good to know: 

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from DPE and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period.   

The Department will be relocating to Parramatta at the end of 2019, so please consider this when applying for the role. 

As part of the assessment process you will be asked to participate in a few capability based assessments; including psychometric testing, behavioural based interviews and a work sample.

How to apply for this job

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