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Governance Manager

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

Macquarie Park, NSW, AU, 2113

Job Ref No:  45221
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $138670.0-$155309.0

About us


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.

About Group Finance and Investment


Group Finance and Investment (GFI) is a trusted advisor to the Transport cluster, and partners with our stakeholders to make all financial and funding considerations for our once-in-a-generation $71.5 billion infrastructure program.


We provide best in class financial services to support decision-making on transport services, infrastructure investment and delivery. GFI plays a critical role in project planning and funding, enterprise planning and financial management and control.


The work we do is vital to making NSW a better place to live, work and visit, touching the lives of millions of people every day.

This is a chance to be a part of the team behind TfNSW’s major projects and work in a dynamic, collaborative environment to deliver for our clients and the greater NSW community.

We are a team of focused, dynamic and commercially-orientated finance professionals, who go above and beyond to deliver for our clients on a day to day basis, who see public service as a calling and not just a job, and who are proud to work for the Transport cluster and the NSW Government.


The opportunity


We have a newly-created Governance Manager role, reporting into the Senior Manager Financial Governance.


The Financial Governance team is responsible for leading the design, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of best practice enterprise-wide financial management and investment governance framework aligned with Transport’s strategic priorities, to facilitate transparent, confident and effective decision-making.


As a newly-created role the key short to medium term priorities will be to:


  • Drive/ lead/ or support innovative best practice governance initiatives for Financial and Investment management. Establish and then manage the regular review of governance policy and processes including analysing existing processes, recommending and implementing changes, documenting new procedures to support compliance, and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality best practice financial management and investment governance initiatives and outcomes.


Please click here to view a copy of the role description.


About you


As a Governance Manager you will have:


  • A well-developed  understanding and experience of governance, policy development and systems, and their application within a large and complex organisation
  • A suitable tertiary qualification in your discipline 
  • Strong relationship and interpersonal skills to engage with stakeholders, facilitate governance and/or other key management processes to achieve positive organisational outcomes
  • Experience working in a Government agency or a large complex organisation


Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is Grade 9A ($138,670) – 9E ($155,309) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.


For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.


For more information about the role please contact Jimmy Desai at jimmy.desai2@transport.nsw.gov.au



To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


Applications close: 11:59 PM, Sunday, 5th December 2021. 

 We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Jimmy Desai at JIMMY.DESAI2@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us ​

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