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Senior Business Officer

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 13/09/2018

Job Category:

Administration & Reception / Administration / Assistant

Job description:

Experience in the development, initiation and coordination of projects to improve business processes and systems for diverse business operations across the Branch Job Title: Senior Business Officer
Job Grade / Classification: Grade 9/10
Employment Type: Full Time, Ongoing
Location: Katoomba

• Experience in managing the delivery of diverse business services including visitor services, administrative support, office systems, records management, office accommodation, service level agreements, concessions and leasing, information technology and reporting.


• Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and reviewing strategic plans, policies and programs, and providing accurate, well-constructed strategic and operational advice and recommendations to senior management.


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 Department’s two related agencies - the Office of Environment & Heritage and the Office of Local Government - support the conservation and protection of the environment and an effective local government sector in NSW. Several other entities associated with the Department include the Environment Protection Authority, statutory trusts responsible for zoos, parks and gardens, independent assessment and planning bodies, and development corporations.

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 www.environement.nsw.gov.au

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

Primary purpose of the role
Manage the development, coordination and implementation of existing and potential new business operations and opportunities focussing on the efficient and proactive management of NPWS programs, commercial partnerships and associated revenue generation activities and the effective delivery of diverse and efficient business services. Project manage critical issues that contribute to Government and organisational priorities, and support branch operations.

Essential requirements
• Demonstrated experience in managing the delivery of diverse business services such as visitor services, administrative support, office systems, records management, office accommodation procurement, concessions and leasing, information technology, and reporting.
• Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and reviewing strategic plans, policies and programs, and in providing accurate, well constructed strategic and operational advice and recommendations to senior management.
• Demonstrated experience in leading a multi-functional team.

• Experience in the development, initiation and coordination of projects to improve business processes and systems for diverse business operations across the Branch



Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Role description
Application Guide
Applying for a role in the NSW public Sector 


Job Notes:
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.

The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:
At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

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. Working collaboratively on projects can improve the outcomes we are able to achieve. Please describe a time when you had to work closely with others to deliver a project with tight timeframes that involved people, materials, assets or budgets. What strategies did you implement to manage the situation? What were your considerations? How did you impact business outcomes with your solution?

Q2. Provide an example of when you have had to review an element of a business operation to improve business performance. What did you review? How did you go about it and what were the outcomes?

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.)

Applications Close: Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 11.59pm.

Should you require further information about the role please contact; David Crust on 02 4784 7300 if you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Soraya Kauhiva (02) 9585 6861.



Responsibilities

Please refer to the role description.