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Senior Special Projects Officer

Organisation/Entity: Heritage
Job Category:
  • Projects | Project Support
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West
Job Reference Number: 00006WYQ
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $137134. Package includes salary ($112,181 - $123,712), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 9873 8549 - Jacqueline Hyslop
Closing Date: 21/04/2019 - 11:59 PM


Job Title:  Senior Special Project Officer

Job Grade / Classification:  Environment Officer Class 10

Employment Type: Temporary up to 24 months

Location:  Parramatta


 Agency overview

The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

The Department’s vision – “Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment” – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage aims to enrich life in NSW by helping the community to conserve and enjoy our environment and heritage.


About the Role:

As a Senior Special Project Officer you will be responsible for a variety of HR-related and other operational projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Heritage Division Senior Management Team
  • Managing and overseeing all aspects of project planning, development and implementation for a range of projects
  • Establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Monitoring and evaluating all aspects of project implementation
  • Managing a project team/s, ensuring compliance with governance and quality requirements


Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in providing support and advice at the senior executive level.
  • Experience in a senior project management role, coordinating the successful delivery of project deliverables and objectives.


To be successful in the role, ideally you will have:

  • Experience managing HR related or other operational projects
  • Exposure to government projects


 Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:


Job Notes:

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from DPE and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period.   


To Apply: 

Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000-character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter:


Q1. Please provide an overview of how you have been responsible for a range of concurrent projects. How did you ensure that all the projects progressed and were meeting their milestones.

Q1. Please describe a time when you have been responsible for the end to end delivery of a HR or other operational project. Please do so by giving an overview of your responsibilities at each stage of the project.


The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

Our commitment to diversity:

The Department of Planning and Environment values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.


Applications Close: 11.59PM on Sunday 21 April 2019

Should you require further information about the role please contact; Jacqueline Hyslop, Senior Team Leader Divisional Coordinator on (02) 9873 8549. if you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Mark Russell, Recruitment Business Partner on 02 9585 6851.