Director, Parliamentary and Government Services

  • Director, Parliamentary and Government Services
  • Specialist opportunity to lead ministerial and parliamentary liaison coordination and support, and manage central correspondence services for DPIE Housing & Property Group
  • Full-time ongoing permanent role based in Parramatta
  • TRP starting from $195K including superannuation, commensurate with experience


Senior leadership opportunity for a Director Parliamentary and Government Services within the Department of Planning, Industry & Environment (DPIE) Housing and Property division. The Housing and Property Group oversees the management of state government assets, including the management of Crown land, the NSW Government’s social housing portfolio, oversight of strategic use and disposal of government-owned land and the management of the State’s most notable tourist destinations.  The Group also includes the Aboriginal Housing Office, the Valuer General, and the Land and Housing Corporation.

This role leads the provision of ministerial and parliamentary liaison coordination and support, as well as the management of central correspondence services. The Director, Parliamentary and Government Services provides expert professional advice to support the achievement of Department goals and strategic priorities aligned to NSW government objectives.

As the Director, Parliamentary and Government Services, you will work collaboratively across the Group to attain a comprehensive and broad understanding of multiple and wide-ranging programs, issues and activities undertaken across Housing and Property. Specifically, you will oversee the high quality and timely ministerial and parliamentary liaison coordination and support, as well as the management of central correspondence services. You will also lead the provision of proactive, authoritative advice to Senior Executives, the Group Deputy Secretary and Ministerial Offices.

You will be a high performing government leader with a thorough understanding of, and experience with the complexity of government operations, Ministerial processes, and parliamentary and legislative processes. Demonstrated evidence working across complex subject matter and functional areas whilst managing conflicting priorities and providing quality analysis and advice in sensitive political environments will be highly desirable for this opportunity.

To apply, please submit an updated CV and cover letter via the online application process, outlining your relevant experience and capabilities.

Applications Close: Sunday 1 December 2019 @ 11:55pm.


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 18 months.

Between now and early 2020, the Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is relocating nearly all of its Sydney based workforce to the new Parramatta Office, Parramatta Square, as part of the newest government working hub.  This role will continue to have a touchdown space in the Sydney CBD, however, it is expected that the Parramatta Office will serve as the primary location for the performance of this role.


 Our commitment to flexible working
The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff has access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

Our commitment to Diversity
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

25/11/2019 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 CEO & General Management
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