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Director, Commercial Transactions

Organisation/Entity: NSW Treasury
Job Category:
  • Senior Executive
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 000070F4
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Attractive Salary Package
Contact: 0403 192 822 - Mark Kerry
Closing Date: 01/07/2019 - 11:59 PM


Director, Commercial Transactions

  • Join a World Class Organisation
  • Make a Difference to the People of NSW
  • Leverage your Transaction Leadership Skills

Why NSW Treasury

As the NSW Government’s principal financial and economic adviser, Treasury’s role is to enable the Government to deliver its promise to the people of New South Wales that the State will always be a great place to live and work.

As part of our vision to become a World Class Treasury, we believe Treasury has a primary role to support and invest in our key partners (service delivery clusters). This includes a responsibility to lift the financial management capability and culture across the sector and support NSW Government’s commitment to achieve significant and sustainable financial management improvement.

Look at the NSW Treasury website: https://www.treasury.nsw.gov.au/about-treasury/about-nsw-treasury In addition, see why you should work for NSW at https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/why-work-for-nsw

The Group and the Role

The Commercial Group at NSW Treasury provides advice and execution capability that enables the NSW Government to deliver critical services and infrastructure for the people of NSW. 

The Transactions Unit is one of the groups within the Commercial Division (the others being the Commercial Assets Unit, Infrastructure and Structured Finance Unit, Commissioning NSW and Procurement NSW.) The Transactions Unit executes strategic commercial transactions, including major Government asset sale and leasing transactions, and leads or supports a broad range of commercial engagements with the private sector. 

The team is primarily execution focused and manages all aspects of transaction preparation and execution including: scoping studies, relevant legislation, Cabinet approval, managing stakeholders, strategic project management, instructing and managing commercial advisors, contract negotiation, due diligence, government accounting, governance processes and probity. The team also supports other strategic negotiations on major government projects.

The Director is fully accountable for the delivery of relevant projects, the quality, integrity and viability of advice provided and performance of the project team.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience in execution of strategic M&A transactions with advisory, legal or consulting background.

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, economics, business management or in a related discipline such as corporate law and governance, or demonstrated, equivalent, relevant professional experience and training.

  • Management experience, including financial, change and strategic; experience and skills in leading and motivating a team.

  • Project management experience and a demonstrated ability to exercise leadership and influence in dealings with external stakeholders.

  • Adequate knowledge and understanding of the machinery of government, the policy process and the relevant statutory requirements that underpin the NSW Treasury’s operations.

Click here for the Role Description


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 12 months.

How to Apply!

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow with us in building a world class Treasury! You will be rewarded with a generous executive remuneration package in addition to working in a flexible working environment located in Martin Place, Sydney.

NSW Treasury is a diverse organisation that values excellence in services, integrity, accountability and trust. We look forward to building an even more diverse organisation and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability.

Please submit your resume and cover letter for the role directly to K2 Recruitment. Your application should include a covering letter and an up-to-date resume that details your knowledge, skills and experience in relation to the role. Please ensure you read the role description thoroughly before applying.

Should you require additional information prior to making an application please contact in confidence: Mark Kerry mark@k2.net.au, or call Mark on 0403 192 822.

To apply for this role please submit an application ONLY via email to mark@k2.net.au. DO NOT submit your application through I Work for NSW job site. Requisition Number: 000070F4

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 30 June 2019