Senior executive roles

We work to deliver better outcomes, infrastructure and services for the people who live and work in NSW. Effective leadership is essential to our success as our innovative and forward-thinking leaders drive the change we want to see in the workplace and in the community.

We support our leaders through ongoing development and training opportunities.

Our Leadership Academy supports executives through programs that strengthen their skills to deliver a world class public sector and achieve outcomes for the people of NSW.  

Our Senior Executive Fundamentals is a key resource designed to help senior executives in the first 12 to 18 months of their employment within the NSW Government sector.

 

Senior executives in the sector

Hear from some of our senior executives.

 

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 01 May 2024

Senior Executive

Sydney Region / Sydney City

Opportunity to do meaningful work helping the people of NSW going through challenging situations of identity misuse and data breaches Ongoing emplo...

Department of Customer Service

Full-Time

Job reference number:

req33230

Job posting: 10 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 24 Apr 2024

CEO | Director
Projects | Project Management

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region

You’re a purposeful leader who understands the why and connects everyday moments to the big picture. You have the opportunity to deliver a landmark...

Transport For NSW

Full-Time

Job reference number:

92979-42399087

Job posting: 17 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 01 May 2024

CEO | Director
Senior Executive | Director

Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West

* If you're ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role in shaping the future of disaster adaptation and flood risk reduction, we want to hea...

NSW Reconstruction Authority

Full-Time

Job reference number:

66586-42417824

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 08 May 2024

Senior Executive | Board Member

Sydney Region / Sydney City

If your role is to be advertised, this will be drafted by your People Partner ResponsibilitiesSeeking applications for Treaty Commissioner ...........

Premier's Department

Flexibility available

Job reference number:

0000AJV0

Job posting: 10 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 08 May 2024

Senior Executive | Executive Director

Sydney Region / Sydney - North/North West

Executive Director, Legal and Regulatory Services and General Counsel Executive Band 2 NSW Ministry of Health NSW Health's Most Senior Legal Advise...

NSW Ministry of Health

Full-Time

Job reference number:

REQ481861

Job posting: 08 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

Senior Executive | Director

Sydney Region / Sydney City

* An exciting opportunity for an executive to be in the driver’s seat shaping the next chapter of community preparedness for disasters in NSW * Ong...

NSW Reconstruction Authority

Full-Time

Job reference number:

66332-42391010

Job posting: 18 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

CEO | Director
Legal and Justice | Solicitor

Sydney Region / Sydney City

You’re a leader who takes ownership and actively creates positive change. You know that to make a meaningful contribution there needs to be connect...

Sydney Metro

Full-Time

Job reference number:

93112-42421885

Job posting: 09 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 23 Apr 2024

CEO
Property and Assets

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lake Macquarie
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North Coast
Illawarra & South Coast / Southern Highlands
Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
Regional NSW
Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
Regional NSW / Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Statewide
Sydney Region / Sydney - East
Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Sydney Region / Sydney - North/North West
Sydney Region / Sydney - South
Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Sydney Region / Sydney City

TAFE NSW Life-Changing Careers Director Property Operations Location Negotiable (subject to campus availability) Full-time Permanent Opportunity At...

TAFE NSW

Full-Time

Job reference number:

494491

Job posting: 10 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 24 Apr 2024

CEO | Director
Projects | Project Management

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region

You’re a leader who takes ownership and actively creates positive change. You have the opportunity to deliver a landmark infrastructure project spa...

Transport For NSW

Full-Time

Job reference number:

92981-42399060

Job posting: 10 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 24 Apr 2024

CEO | Director

Sydney Region / Sydney City

You excel at connecting the dots as a problem solver, ensuring the seamless delivery of technology from beginning to end. If finding complex techno...

Sydney Metro

Full-Time

Job reference number:

92309-42398132

Job posting: 17 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 05 May 2024

Projects
Senior Executive

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Sydney Region / Sydney City

Opportunity to join a team of pre-eminent industry leaders helping NSW transition to a cleaner future. Lead societal changing energy infrastructure...

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Full-Time

Job reference number:

534334

Job posting: 09 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 23 Apr 2024

Senior Executive | Director

Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast

Director Nursing & Midwifery & Clinical Governance Executive Band 1 Ministry of Health An exciting opportunity to join the ISLHD Executive team in ...

NSW Ministry of Health

Full-Time

Job reference number:

REQ481743

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 01 May 2024

Senior Executive | Director

Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West

Aboriginal Director Child Safety and Wellbeing Based in Paramatta – hybrid and flexible arrangements available Ongoing role $223,417 - $247,520 tot...

Department of Communities and Justice

Full-Time

Job reference number:

66508-42414489

Job posting: 15 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

Senior Executive

Sydney Region

Chief Operating Officer Utilise your strategic financial expertise and strong leadership and innovative skills to make an impact in a leading state...

Museums of History NSW

Full-Time

Job reference number:

0000AJS7

Job posting: 15 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 06 May 2024

Senior Executive | Deputy Secretary

Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West

* Join a leadership group transforming education in NSW, and make a difference to students in NSW * A value driven organisation that supports flexi...

Department of Education

Full-Time

Job reference number:

1150-42410449

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Senior Executive

Sydney Region / Sydney City

Opportunity to be part of brand-new leadership era within the Building Commission NSW Total remuneration range: $211,222 to $235,325 commensurate w...

Department of Customer Service

Full-Time

Job reference number:

req33206

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Senior Executive

Sydney Region / Sydney City

Opportunity to be part of brand-new leadership era within the Building Commission NSW Total remuneration range: $211,222 to $235,325 commensurate w...

Department of Customer Service

Full-Time

Job reference number:

req33209

Job posting: 19 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 05 May 2024

Senior Executive

Sydney Region

Chief Investigator and Chief Executive Office of Transport Safety Investigations The Office of Transport Safety Investigation (OTSI) serves the safety

Transport for NSW

Full-Time

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

CEO

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lake Macquarie
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North Coast
Illawarra & South Coast / Southern Highlands
Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
Regional NSW
Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW
Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
Regional NSW / Far West and North Central NSW
Regional NSW / Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Regional NSW / Lord Howe Island
Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Statewide
Sydney Region / Sydney - East
Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West
Sydney Region / Sydney - North/North West
Sydney Region / Sydney - South
Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Sydney Region / Sydney City

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW? Working to protect the state’s environment and heritage. * Deliver key state-wide water initiat...

Water

Full-Time

Job reference number:

535448

Job posting: 17 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 01 May 2024

CEO
Planning
Policy
Research and Analysis
Senior Executive

Statewide
Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Sydney Region / Sydney City

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW? Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies. * Unique opportunity to u...

Office of the Secretary

Full-Time

Job reference number:

535537

Job posting: 16 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 01 May 2024

CEO

Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Sydney Region / Sydney City

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW? Working to protect the state’s environment and heritage. * Deliver Greater Sydney’s Desalinatio...

Water

Full-Time

Job reference number:

534080

Job posting: 12 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

CEO

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region

A career of life-changing impact Manager Operations Hunter Valley Hotel Academy (HVHA) Located at Kurri Kurri Campus Full-time Temp opportunity Bas...

TAFE NSW

Full-Time

Job reference number:

494576

Job posting: 17 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 05 May 2024

Projects
Senior Executive

Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Sydney Region / Sydney City

3 x Executive Project Directors * Executive leadership roles managing significant energy infrastructure projects in NSW * Opportunity to impact the...

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Full-Time

Job reference number:

534335

Job posting: 17 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 12 May 2024

Senior Executive

Sydney Region

Mental Health Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer NSW Mental Health Commission The NSW Mental Health Commission is an independent statutory agency...

Mental Health Commission of NSW

Full-Time

Job reference number:

0000AJVJ

Job posting: 17 Apr 2024 - Closing date: 24 Apr 2024

CEO | Director

Sydney Region / Sydney City

Associate Director Commercial – Western Sydney Airport (Surface and Civil Alignment Works) (12m Temporary Opportunity)(51022068) You’re excited by ...

Sydney Metro

Full-Time

Job reference number:

93017-42418112