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Regional LG Programs Officer

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Projects
Job Location: 

Grafton, NSW, AU, 2460

Job Ref No:  39341
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94879.0-$104367.0
  • Join a dynamic team that promotes a collaborative team culture
  • Fixed full time role based in Grafton upto July 2023 that supports flexible and remote work arrangements
  • Exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others


Evolving Transport
Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $57.5b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy.  We are also evolving, bringing together new and existing transport modes, cutting edge technologies and getting smarter at how we do it.  We are changing to deliver more connected journeys, greater satisfaction and safer transport for our customers, both now and for the future.


The Division  

The Regional and Outer Metropolitan division is focused on understanding the particular needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure.  


The opportunity

We now have an amazing opportunity for a professional and well organised Program Officer to join our Community & Place Branch. This role will provide high-quality business services to support the implementation of systems, processes, administrative, reporting functions, and initiatives to enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the

Local Government team.


What you will be involved in

The successful candidate will support the financial grants administration of local government funding initiatives managed by Transport for NSW. This role will be responsible for the administrative and reporting functions of the unit which enable effective financial management and program governance activity.  This includes;


  • Providing a range of business performance reports to inform management decision making on meeting operational objectives and legislative requirements
  • Providing accurate and timely financial procurement to manage the ongoing delivery of government funded initiatives
  • Providing advice and support on the development and maintenance of records management, reporting and archiving systems to ensure compliance with operational requirement
  • Maintaining effective and efficient business systems, processes, and procedures to align with the agency’s commitment to continuous improvement


The role will work in collaboration with Program Coordinators, Managers, Stakeholders, Business Partners and with colleagues across the Division, to provide accurate information and program management support.


About you

In order to be successful in this role you would need to have strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to be flexible and manage priorities across a complex program portfolio.  We are looking for a motivated team member with highly-developed administrative skills.  This includes an ability to effectively communicate with key internal stakeholders to manage business reporting requirements.


You will also have:

Ideally the candidate will have demonstrated experience in a support role and/or relevant experience in financial procurement.  Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or SAP will be highly regarded to facilitate effective tracking, reporting and analysis of program data.


Want to know more?

Please click here to view a copy of the role description. For any enquiries, please email: jimmy.desai2@transport.nsw.gov.au


Salary and Benefits

 Transport Grade 6 ($94,879 - $104,367) + Super


How to apply  

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and address the questions in the application.


Close date: 11.59 pm, Sunday, 24th October 2021





Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

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