•    Full time, based in Parramatta (flexible working options are available) •    Starting salary of $128,473 super •    Temporary role until June 2023 Do you want to be part of NSW’s transition to a modern, clean and sustainable energy system? The NSW Government is helping to drive a major transformation of the State’s energy system, with new and innovative technology changing the way we generate and store electricity. We are looking for a talented and innovative individual to assist the NSW Government in delivering the WaterNSW Renewable Energy and Storage Program.    About the Division: The Department’s Energy, Climate Change & Sustainability Division leads strategic policy, programs and major initiatives on climate change, renewable energy and energy security, environmental sustainability, waste management, biodiversity and conservation. About the Role: The NSW Government is encouraging investment in new energy infrastructure through private sector proposals on WaterNSW land and assets. The WaterNSW Renewable Energy and Storage Program makes WaterNSW land and assets available to run a market-based approach to build new energy infrastructure and encourages the private sector to compete to deliver the infrastructure at the lowest cost. We are seeking a talented Manager with project management expertise to support the delivery of each stage of the Program from market engagement through to negotiating commercial contracts and overseeing the design and construction. You will be planning industry engagement, procurement and tendering to select a developer that will plan, design, construct and operate a generation and storage project for around 50 years. You will determine resource requirements, manage professional consultants, maintain budgets and provide advice and information to stakeholders on emerging project issues and present recommendations.  This is a unique opportunity to lead a program that could change the way we generate and store energy in NSW. This role will report to the Director, Energy Infrastructure & Zones with regular updates, however you will be based at WaterNSW day to day to support the delivery of the Program. For further information on the role contact Jack Hunter, Manager, Case Management, Energy Infrastructure & Zones on 02 8229 2819 or click here to view the role description.  Essential requirements: •    A degree in a relevant discipline and/or substantial project management experience To be successful in the role, ideally you will have: •    Experience in sound consultation, commercial negotiation and conflict resolution skills with internal and external stakeholders  •    Demonstrated experience in leading the development and delivery of large-scale energy or water infrastructure projects Agency overview The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster brings together the functions from the former Planning & Environment and Industry Clusters. Our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department. To Apply:   To apply for the position, complete the questions on the online application form, supply a resume and a cover letter detailing how your skills are relevant to the role. A Recruitment Pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over an 18-month period.  Applications Close: 11.59pm Wednesday 17th February 2021 Our commitment to flexible working The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working – including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.   Our commitment to Diversity The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ community, veterans, refugees and people with disabilities.