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Senior Business Coordinator

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

Milsons Point, NSW, AU, 2061

Job Ref No:  26440
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 the team


The Safety, Environment and Regulation (SER) division works together to deliver globally recognised, safe, sustainable transport for our people, customers and the community including working towards zero fatalities on our roads and waterways, and net-zero emissions for Transport by 2056. SER develops and communicates evidence-based safety, environment and regulatory strategy for our people, customers and the community. Creates, delivers and maintains clear, outcome-focused frameworks, policies, standards and regulatory programs to enable consistent delivery and continuous improvement.



The opportunity


Reporting to the Director, Office of the Deputy Secretary of SER, the primary purpose of the role is to coordinate high-level business support services to ensure the efficient functioning of the SER Division. The role will also contribute to the management of all cross-functional issues affecting the group such as safety, financial and Human Resources management, business processes, reporting, strategic planning and organisational improvement.


As Senior Business Coordinator, you will be expected to:


  • Coordinate business planning processes for the Office of the Deputy Secretary, ensuring Divisional alignment with corporate strategies and initiatives.
  • Draft strategies and plans for approval by the Division/Branch to be translated into meaningful performance targets, as well as provide assurance and regular reporting for senior management.
  • Provide advice, technical expertise and operational support to the Unit and the Division’s main functions on a wide variety of business matters, including all HR, finance and procurement submissions.
  • Prepare complex correspondence, briefing notes and reports in relation to specific projects, initiatives and issues ensuring that submissions are accurate, timely and have appropriate signoffs.
  • Contribute to the sound financial management for the Division/Branch, including planning, budgeting, reporting and control.
  • Assist in the procurement process within the Division/Branch, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures and providing strategic advice and assurance to the Executive Director on all procurement submissions.
  • Coordinate administrative functions, including office procedures, purchasing and records management and ensure compliance of the Division/Branch with corporate administrative policies and procedures.


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



About you


  • Experience working in an environment of constantly competing priorities while managing these priorities to enable completion of projects while delivering day to day tasks in the required timeframes.
  • Experience applying a high degree of understanding, analysis and judgement to ensure your manager is only involved in issues as necessary and that conversely, issues which require their attention are raised in a timely manner.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.



Salary and benefits


The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($138,670 – $155,309) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!



How to apply


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


Applications close: 11:59PM, Sunday 24th October 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 Dawn Grundy at DAWN.GRUNDY@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

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


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