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Executive Director - Strategic Operations

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Executive / Strategic

Job description:

Executive Director – Strategic Operation 
  • Dynamic Work Environment 
  • Make a Difference
  • Join a World Class Organisation
NSW Treasury’s Agency, Budgeting and Policy Division (ABP) is seeking a dynamic leader to lead its team to drive change and deliver outcomes - making NSW a great place to live!

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.

We’re known for the provision of quality advice and influence, excellence in delivery and strong and transparent risk management. We’re committed to building a culture of highly engaged and talented people, all working together in a collaborative and high performance culture which facilitates career mobility and diversity. Our culture is underpinned by the NSW Public Sector core values of Excellence in Service, Integrity, Accountability and Trust and a clear set of expected behaviours.

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The Role:

Leading the Strategic Operations Group within the ABP Division; this position is part of the leadership team and Treasury extended Leadership Team and reports to the Deputy Secretary ABP.  As a senior leader, you will work very closely with an experienced professional team to drive initiatives, develop strategies, build and maintain relationships with both internal and external partners to ensure the achievement of greater value for money, optimal return on investment and increased efficiency of the State Balance Sheet.  

  • Working closely with senior executive colleagues, to lead the Strategic Operations team
  • Lead the provision of timely and authoritative expert advice and recommendations to key decision makers in the areas of Strategy, Budgeting, and Policy
  • Negotiate and provide specialist support and advice on complex and commercial terms and documentation for the delivery of projects
  • Provide leadership and guidance on the ongoing professional development of reporting staff to ensure internal and external stakeholders are proactively engaging with the group to seek expert trusted commercial advice
  • Oversee the continuous review, identification and management of strategic operations, projects and policies to ensure all works meet the highest standards of probity and public scrutiny and deliver favourable outcomes to the people of NSW
  • Work with EDs across treasury on key projects
Key Skills and Experience:
  • Established track record as an Executive Leader with extensive experience in fiscal management, strategic and change management in a dynamic environment
  • Project management experience and a demonstrated ability to exercise leadership and influence in dealings with external stakeholders
  • Government experience highly desirable 
  • Solid experience in delivering initiatives, strategies and solutions in a high-pressure environment 
  • Tertiary qualifications
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 remuneration package in addition to working in a flexible working environment located in Martin Place, Sydney.

To apply for this role please submit an application online via

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