Project Officer - Infrastructure Programs

  • Multi-disciplinary team looking for policy advisors, economists, commercial analysts, engineers, town planners
  • All locations considered in flexible working environment
  • Salary range up to $107,541 + super

About our team

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. The Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

The Department leads the design and development of infrastructure projects from the $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund. We advise the Government on major investment decisions with the potential to transform regional economies and leave a legacy for future generations.

About the roles:

We are looking for Infrastructure Advisors to support project planning and delivery under two high profile programs – Special Activation Precincts and Regional Digital Connectivity.

You will be a key adviser to Government on major infrastructure decisions to deliver priority projects by supporting the development of business cases, economic and commercial analysis, and other scoping studies.

You will work with a team to drive the project development phase of major infrastructure projects including setting the vision, determining the scope, recommending the scale of potential investments, and overseeing key project controls including project plans, budgets and risk registers.

Our ideal candidates have worked in a related field, and bring a strong background in project management and communicating technical information to non-technical audiences.

Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages in total) describing how your experience relates to the role and outlining your interest in working on regional infrastructure projects. Applications through email will not accepted.

Applications closing – Tuesday 4 August at 11.55 PM AEST

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 eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

Our commitment to flexible working:

Regional NSW 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 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:

Regional NSW 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.

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