Executive Officer

Join a World Class Organisation, Join a team focused on global excellence, Leverage your Administration Skills.

  • Join a world class organisation
  • Make a difference to the people of NSW
  • Leverage your Governance skills

Why NSW Treasury

NSW Treasury leads the economic, jobs and investment conversation across New South Wales (NSW). From its position at the centre of government, Treasury drives the economic development strategy to guide the States growth for the benefit of the people who live, work and study in NSW. Its work includes boosting trade, investment and tourism, developing industry, supporting jobs growth, improving service delivery to the community and increasing living standards, now and into the future.

Were committed to building a culture of highly engaged and talented people, all working together in a collaborative and high-performance culture that facilitates career mobility and diversity. Our culture is underpinned by the NSW Public Sector core values of Excellence in Service, Integrity, Accountability and Trust and a clear set of expected behaviours.

The Team

The Trade, Tourism, Investment & Precincts Group (TTIP) within NSW Treasury implements the NSW Governments economic development activities. Delivering programs and services, in NSW and across the world, to grow trade, investment and tourism; supporting small business and start-ups to grow, and NSW companies to succeed in international markets.

The Trade, Tourism, Investment & Precincts is also responsible for the States industry development and jobs growth targets, ensuring NSW remains globally competitive and invests in the industries and places that will ensure NSW remains a great place to live and work, not just now, but well into the future.

The Role

As an Executive Officer in the Trade, Tourism, Investment and Precincts (TTIP) Group, your role will work with The Executive Director and Senior Executives to support the operation of the Industry, Job and Innovation Divisions office.

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Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the Executive Directors records and correspondence, general coordination of tasks, proactively scheduling, organising and prioritising meetings and oversight of employees for the effective and efficient operation of the Industry, Jobs and Innovation Division.
  • Act as a point of contact for the Executive Director, liaise with stakeholders and action requests to coordinate communication and proactively ensure responses meet deadlines.
  • Represent the Executive Director on committees, working parties and related forums as required and advocate the position of the Executive Directive or NSW Treasury on relevant issues where appropriate.
  • Prepare, author, edit, manage and review the provision of high-level communications and correspondence for the Executive Directors approval including ministerial correspondence, briefings, reports, submissions and notes to ensure the comprehensiveness, accuracy and timeliness of written information.
  • Undertake high-level analysis, integration and synthesis of information from a range of internal and external sources to provide the Executive Director with strategic, timely advice on complex and sensitive matters relating to the Divisions functions. Research and prepare strategic advice, information and reports on corporate policy, planning and operational matters to facilitate informed decision making and planning.
  • Implement, monitor and report on strategic, operational and project plans to inform decision making and support achievement of organisational objectives.
  • Lead and/or contribute to projects to support the achievement or organisation level strategic and operational objectives.
  • Management of monthly expenses with proactive reports being shared to both the Executive Director and the Executives.
  • Review and debrief on the TTIP Business Plan to ensure the Divisions outcomes are on track and deliverables are being tracked along the project timelines.
  • Partner with Human Resources to monitor and report on FTE movements and Labour Expense Cap (LEC) status to proactively manage workforce planning requirements.
  • Provide issues management and support as required, responding to emerging issues to ensure effective resolution with minimal risk to the organisation.
  • Undertake special assignments and projects as referred by the Executive Director in respect to cross-divisional, departmental and agency wide issues, ensuring completion within deadlines and achieving required outcomes.
  • Provide effective management oversight and leadership of staff in the Executive Directors Office.

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Key Skills and Experience:

  • High level knowledge skills and experience in Government protocols and procedures, including Cabinet and inter-government protocols and processes.
  • Proven experience in providing high level executive support and related services to boards, committees and similar forums.
  • Demonstrated research, analytical, conceptual, strategic thinking skills and project management.
  • Expertise in drafting Ministerial correspondence, capturing key strategic themes in line with Secretarys requirements.
  • Hold a tertiary degree in communications, political science or related subjects or demonstrable and extensive experience in working in government equivalent positions with respect to cross-government communication and policy and project management. Financial skills desirable.
  • Ability to lead a team.


To be eligible to apply for ongoing employment within the NSW Treasury, candidates must be an Australian citizen or have the status of permanent residence in Australia.

Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool represents a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

How to Apply!

  • Cover letter of no more than two pages
  • An up-to-date resume that details your knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the role

Applications close: AEST 9:59am Wednesday 25 March 2020.

16/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 CEO & General Management
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