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Location
Sydney
Salary
$55 per hour plus super
Job Type
Contract
Ref
BH-163405
Contact
Lauren Atkinson
Contact email
Email Lauren
Posted
6 days ago
Our client, a Leading NSW Government Department are looking for a Senior Project Officer to join their team in Parramatta.

The initial contract will be until the end of June 2021 with potential for an extension past this point.

Primary purpose of the role

Provide advice and support to the Director to advance the Government’s priorities, deliver responsive change, service improvement and problem resolution to precinct planning in Greater Sydney and on the Central Coast.

Key accountabilities
  • Undertake specified regular, formal and informal coordination activities with relevant NSW Government agencies to ensure the Government’s priorities are understood and met in relation to precincts across Greater Sydney and on the Central Coast.
  • Provide advice and support to the Director to advance or resolve issues impacting on communities and achieve positive benefits for each of the precincts.
  • Undertake research to inform the development of strategic planning and prioritisation processes for each of the precincts and ensure consistency with the Government’s overall priorities and agenda and between related planning tools.
  • Identify and escalate multi-agency issues to the Director to ensure they receive appropriate attention and resolution.
  • Assist in the preparation of high quality written advice in the form of reports, briefs or correspondence to the Director providing information and advice to keep relevant groups informed on key developments and issues.
The role will also work on Policy-based projects with Greater Sydney Precincts, including Precincts portfolio strategy, planning policy, monitoring progress of projects and reporting back to senior stakeholders.

Key knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the environmental, social and economic regional issues facing governments, agencies and communities.
  • Degree-level qualifications as a planner, urban designer or equivalent industry and government experience.
  • Knowledge of the workings of Government, including ministerial roles, agency functions and central agency responsibilities and capacity to achieve results in these contexts. Candidates will also need strong stakeholder management skills
For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please call 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.