Ongoing role Martin Place Flexible work arrangements available About the role Help improve the lives of the people of NSW by working to deliver the NSW Premier’s Priorities. In this role you will work across Government to develop and implement innovative solutions to tackle complex service delivery challenges. Learn more about the 14 Premier’s Priorities at https://www.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities Want to know more about the role? Please refer to the Role Description. About you The successful candidate will have: Extensive successful experience in leading the delivery or implementation of complex projects. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage senior stakeholder relationships for service delivery. Proven experience using data analysis to solve problems and develop innovative solutions. Appropriate tertiary qualifications or equivalent, relevant professional experience and training. About the team The Premier’s Priorities were established in 2015 as a way of focusing and delivering on key issues effecting the citizens of NSW. NSW Government agencies work to deliver the 14 Priorities across the state, with the assistance of Premier’s Implementation Unit (PIU). The PIU assists government agency teams to drive delivery of Priorities, providing support throughout the implementation process and helping to manage risks and address barriers. The core functions of the PIU include providing support to the Premier and agencies in driving delivery of the NSW Government’s key priorities, providing independent oversight of progress, ensuring delivery risks are managed, understanding and addressing barriers to progress, and communicating progress to the Premier, Cabinet, Ministers and citizens. Interested in applying? Applicants are required to submit an online application. This must include: an up-to-date resume which clearly details your relevant skills and experience (maximum 5 pages) a cover letter addressing the two targeted questions below (maximum 2 pages): Describe a time when you have led a team to deliver a project which aimed to improve services and/or reform how an organisation delivered for its customers. What did you notice about the factors that contributed to the success or failure of your project? What are your reflections on the approaches you adopted that were effective and those that were less effective? Describe a time when you have been involved with a project where its implementation was reliant on other stakeholders. How did you contribute to the overall outcome and what challenges did you need to overcome? Please note: To be eligible to apply for this role, applicants must have existing Australian work rights. The selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment checks. A recruitment pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles for this role or similar roles that may become available over the next 18 months. Closing date: 14 February 2021 (11:59PM) Further Information For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Melinda Sukhla, Head of the PIU on Melinda.Sukhladpc.nsw.gov.au For information on applying for a role in the NSW Public Service, visit this link. If you run into any technical difficulties with your online application, contact I Work for NSW Support at supportiworkfor.nsw.gov.au or 1800 562 679. About the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) To learn more, please visit our website: http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/about/about_the_department Why work for DPC? DPC believes all roles flex – working flexibly on an “if not, why not” basis. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion, providing employees challenging and rewarding work, opportunities for career progression, and learning and development. We offer our employee discount gym membership, study assistance, salary packaging, and are conveniently located near Martin Place station. Our Commitment We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with disability, people with caring responsibilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, veterans and women. Candidates can request a reasonable adjustment throughout each step of the recruitment process. If you require a reasonable adjustment to the recruitment process, please note this in your application. We endeavour to make all our roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full-time, we will consider requests to undertake the work flexibly.