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Technology Specialist

Organisation/Entity: Natural Resources Access Regulator
Job Category:
  • Information and Communications Technology | Systems and Business Analysis
  • Research and Analysis | Strategy
  • Research and Analysis | Analysis
  • Research and Analysis | Reporting
  • Regulatory and Compliance | Legislation
  • Regulatory and Compliance | Assessing
Job Location:
  • Statewide
Job Reference Number: 516658
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Clerk Grade 11/12
Closing Date: 01/08/2021 - 11:55 PM


  • Utilise your data, analysis and leadership skills to support effective water regulation in NSW
  • Ongoing Clerk Grade 11/12 with salary starting from $128, 089 + super
  • NSW Location is flexible


About the role

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) Regulatory Innovation team are looking for an experienced Technology Specialist to lead our strategic technology function, including development of the governance framework, principles and tools to guide decisions about field technology and related business systems to support effective use and continuous improvement.


The Technology Specialist will develop and implement technology strategies, policies and processes, identify business needs of operational teams and the wider NRAR and source and evaluate appropriate technologies to support our work.


The Technology Specialist will provide influence, expertise and advice on the scoping, design and selection of technologies with potential implications for water management in NSW.

To find out more about the role, view the role description click here

About you

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge and experience in water, environment or natural resources management issues and regulation. You will be a clear communicator, with proven ability to translate technical concepts into plain language, and to engage and collaborate with others to deliver fit for purpose solutions. You will have high level strategic thinking and technical skills and the ability to influence and inspire stakeholders. 

About Us

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has been established to be an independent, transparent and effective regulator with total carriage of the compliance and enforcement of water management legislation in NSW.

The principal objectives of NRAR are:

  • To ensure effective, efficient, transparent and accountable compliance and enforcement measures for the natural resources management legislation; and
  • To maintain public confidence in the enforcement of the natural resources management legislation.

The Regulatory Innovation team drives change that adds enduring value for NRAR, the community, the environment and the economy. We enable teams to be their best through elevating capability, and providing strategic advice, timely intelligence and suitable technologies and business systems.

How to Apply

Applicants must address their suitability for the role by supplying an updated copy of their resume as well as a cover letter outlining how the meet the key requirements of this role.


Applicants must include responses to the two following screening questions when applying for the role:


  • Describe a situation that illustrates how you led the use of technology to shift an organisation/industry/sector towards leading practice and achieved widespread change.
  • Provide an example of a time when your personal attributes and your influence were instrumental in delivering an urgent or important organisational or sector need.

Applications Close on Sunday 1 August 2021 at 11:55pm

Should you require any further information about the role please contact Margaret Sexton, Director Regulatory Innovation on 0436 348 368.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Our commitment to flexible working 
The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment 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 
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster 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 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.