Assistant Ministerial Liaison Officer

  • Utilise your administration support, reporting and advisory experience in a challenging role
  • Ongoing full-time role available, based at DPIE Parramatta Office
  • Clerk Grade 5/6. Generous remuneration package. Salary from $85,488 (plus super)


We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Ministerial Liaison Officer in the Office of the Group Deputy Secretary to join our Housing and Property Group at the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE). The Parliament and Government Services team falls within the Office of the Group Deputy Secretary for Housing and Property. It coordinates ministerial and whole of government liaison and engagement, and is responsible for processing and coordinating ministerial requests.


As the Assistant Ministerial Liaison Officer, you will provide high-level administrative, advisory and coordination support services for ministers and senior executives. Your duties will include registering and allocating incoming and outgoing briefing notes and correspondence, undertaking recordkeeping and tracking of high priority issues, research and reporting, fast delivery of advice and maintaining the flow of information to key stakeholders. You will also identify and contribute to the development and implementation of streamlined administrative and business processes, procedures and systems to support the efficient operation of the branch.


To learn more about the role, click here to view the role description.


About You

To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter with demonstrated experience providing support and coordination on a broad range of government processes and procedures. It is essential that you have strong organisational skills coupled with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple tasks to meet deadlines and plan and prioritise work with minimal supervision.

The key to your success will be your attention to detail, coupled with your organisational and stakeholder engagement skills to work collaboratively with a range of people, including at a senior executive level and ministerial offices, on a number of concurrent activities. You will also possess a high degree of tact and diplomacy to ensure sensitive matters are addressed appropriately.


Essential to this role will be your understanding of the machinery of government and the procedures required for ministerial correspondence, briefings and parliamentary material. Proven skills and experience in word processing, correspondence tracking, databases and electronic document management systems will be highly regarded.


About Us

The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster drives greater levels of integration and efficiency across key areas such as long-term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources, and growing our industries.


The Housing and Property Group provides strategic oversight and coordination to ensure that government owned property and government led development is advanced as a whole-of-government agenda to deliver improved economic, environmental, cultural and social outcomes.


Applying for the Role

To apply, please submit an updated CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and capabilities. Applications must be lodged electronically via the Department’s recruitment system.


Closing Date: Monday, 16 March 2019 at 11:55pm.

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 18 months.


Our commitment to flexible working:
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. 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 understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.


Our commitment to diversity:

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment recognises 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.

10/03/2020 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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