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Principal Project Manager, Aboriginal Heritage Cultural Reforms (AHCR)

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/10/2017

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Environmental

Job description:

Classification: Environment Officer Class 12
Employment Status: Temporary Fulltime
Duration: Up to 3 years
Location: Parramatta

• Do you have insight, experience and a sound knowledge of Aboriginal cultural  heritage.
• Do you have extensive experience in providing policy, strategic, operational advice at a senior level. 

The Department of Planning and Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW.
The Department’s vision – Planning for a 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
Agency overview 

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage is a part of the Planning and Environment Cluster. It aims to enrich life in NSW by helping the community to conserve and enjoy our environment and heritage. For more information go to
Science Division provides scientific evidence and knowledge to underpin environmental decision making, regulation and service delivery.

Primary purpose of the role: The Principal Project Manager (AHCR) leads and manages project teams to develop, deliver, monitor and evaluate a portfolio of strategic projects to deliver information and mapping programs for the Aboriginal cultural heritage reforms, and support achievement of organisational objectives concerning the implementation of the Aboriginal cultural heritage reforms.
You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Role description
Application Guide
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Job Notes: Car Drivers Licence is a requirement for this role.

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from OEH and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12 month period.  
To Apply: 
? Click the APPLY button at the end of this advertisement
? Provide your personal information as prompted
? Attach your resume that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages);
? Attach a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page).
? 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. Describe a project that you have participated in that contributes to strategic improvements for Aboriginal culture and heritage. What were the most challenging issues you encountered? What strategies did you use to overcome these? What were the final outcomes you achieved in the project?
Q2. Give us an example of a time you had to develop and deliver a program for Aboriginal cultural heritage. How did you monitor and report progress towards the outcomes? What problems did you encounter? How did you deal with the problems? What was the result?
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 behaviour indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)
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