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:
• Role description
• Application Guide
• Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector

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.To Apply:
Complete all the questions in the online application.Provide a cover letter (no greater than 2 pages), highlighting your ability to undertake the key requirements of the role. Please detail your leadership experience as well as your experience in delivering innovative programs.

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

Applications Close: 11:59pm Monday 1st of October 2018

Should you require further information about the role please contact; Amanda Chadwick (02) 8275 1021 if you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Surbhi Singhal (02) 9585 6760.