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Executive Planning Officer

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Urban Design / Town Planning

Job description:
Job Title:  Executive Planning Officer
Job Grade / Classification:  Planning Officer (Professional) 3
Employment Status: Temporary – Full Time
Location:  Pitt Street, Sydney (Relocating to Parramatta in late 2019)

Do you have experience in end to end Planning Project Management?
Are you an expert in managing relationship with internal and external stakeholders?
This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with the Deputy Secretary, Planning Services to be at the forefront of Planning in NSW.

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. Please click here  for more about the department and our vision.

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.

Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Provide executive planning support to the Deputy Secretary to undertake strong, fair and quick decision-making
Coordinate, prepare, review and edit planning and assessment briefings and reports, House Folder Notes, Parliamentary questions, Budget Estimates Committee information, Cabinet Minutes and submissions, for the consideration of the Deputy Secretary

You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
 
Role Description
 
Application Guide
 
Applying for a role in the NSW Public Sector

Essential Requirements:
• Degree qualification in a planning related discipline
• Practical knowledge of the working of government and its processes

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.  

If you believe you have the drive, passion and experience to add value please apply directly utilising the link provided.

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.)

Job Notes:
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from DPE and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12 month period.  

Benefits at DPE & Planning Services:  At the Department of Planning and Environment & Government Architect NSW, we offer employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development, and flexibility. We provide comprehensive staff training through structured programs and provide study assistance to staff pursuing work-related courses.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
The Department of Planning and Environment values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.

The Wellness Program has been established to support and promote health and wellness in the workplace. We have partnered with Live Life Get Active who provide free outdoor fitness camps every day for interested employees!

Should you require further information about the role please contact; Angela Hynes @ Angela.Hynes@planning.nsw.gov.au - 02 9860 1558

You can also follow us on DPE LinkedIn and #LifeAtDPE on LinkedIn

Application Closes: 28 October 2018.

If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work For NSW website.