Senior Manager Sentence Administration, Clerk Grade 11/12, Temporary...

Department of Communities and Justice

Corrective Services NSW

  • Senior Manager, Sentence Administration Corporate
  • Exciting role with autonomy, diversity and multiple stakeholders
  • Strategic and operational responsibilities
  • Clerk Grade 11/12
  • Temporary full time for up to 12 months (with a possibility of Ongoing in the future)
  • Metro Sydney location (currently Central Sydney)

About us

The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) is the lead agency under the Stronger Communities Cluster. DCJ works to enable everyone's right to access justice and help for families through early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community. Stronger Communities is focussed on achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities by providing services that are effective and responsive to community needs.

Staff in the Sentence Administration Corporate business unit provides a range of functions to support offenders. The business unit liaises with other jurisdictions and stakeholders, and performs processes in accordance with Corrective Service NSWs legislated responsibilities, policy, and agreements with Government and non-Government organisations.

Primary purpose of the role:Lead and manage the Sentence Administration Corporate business unit to administer process and share information to meet CSNSWs operational and strategic business outcomes in accordance with legislation, policy and government priorities.

Essential requirements

  • Substantial management experience in a critical operational (or support) capacity
  • Experience in a highly structured/legislated role with multiple stakeholders and competing demands
  • Current NSW drivers license and preparedness to drive a vehicle and travel within greater Sydney and NSW in the course of performing the role.
  • Preparedness to respond to matters which occasionally arise outside ordinary business hours.

Appointments are subject to reference checks. Some roles may also require the following checks/ clearances:

  • National Criminal History Record Check in accordance with the Disability Inclusion Act 2014
  • Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012

When applying you will need to:


1. Answer the two pre-screening questions below we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in these focus capabilities.

  • Using examples, describe your experience in identifying and managing risks, developing quality and balanced briefings and submissions, and managing processing staff.
  • Explain strategies that you have used to successfully promote change, deal with multiple stakeholders and develop skills in evolving technology environments.

2. Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.

3. Copies of qualifications and academic transcripts. Originals must be presented at interview. Overseas qualifications must be accompanied with relevant statement of Australian equivalent.

Assignment to this role is subject to satisfactory criminal records check, service checks & Medicals.

Closing Date: 19 April 2020

A talent poolmay be created for future ongoing and temporary rolesand is valid for a period of up to 18 months.


The Department of Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The Department encourages applications from people with a disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

23/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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