Senior Project Officer, Workforce Planning

Basel, Basel-Stadt, ch
Company: NSW Government
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-06-21 16:13:15

Senior Project Officer, Workforce Planning

  • Great opportunity to join the agency supporting NSW communities to recover from disasters
  • Ongoing, Full time. Haymarket location but will be relocating to Olympic Park later in the year
  • Clerk Grade 9/10 $111,077 - $122,404pa plus employers’ contribution to superannuation
  • About the Agency

    Resilience NSW is a new Executive Agency in the Premier and Cabinet cluster, established in May 2020, to transform the whole of government approach to disaster management in NSW. Resilience NSW leads and coordinates disaster prevention, management and recovery – learning from experience to drive strategies and investment to reduce risk, build resilience of NSW communities, and give confidence to our communities to live, work and invest in NSW.

    Resilience NSW keeps people and communities at the heart of everything it does. By leading a whole of government approach to disaster recovery and resilience, we ensure that people are cared for, acknowledged and empowered – so that all NSW communities are better prepared for and supported on their journey of recovery from any crisis or disaster event.

    About the role

    This is an exciting opportunity to coordinate the development and implementation of a range of strategic people and culture initiatives that enhance agency capability, support a culture that aligns with the agency’s strategy, and create a strong employee value proposition. 

    Key responsibilities of this role will include (but are not limited to): 

  • Partner with divisional stakeholders and project manage the development of complex workforce strategy initiatives to deliver the Agency People & Culture strategy.
  • Seek solutions in collaboration with internal stakeholders to emerging workforce issues and to build capability that supports achieving agency goals. 
  • Assist in the development of the agency strategic workforce plan, culture roadmap and capability framework to accommodate business as usual and surge capacity requirements.
  • Champion diversity and inclusion within the divisions through the implementation of the agency’s strategy to develop a workforce that is reflective of the communities it serves.
  • Prepare correspondence, written reports, publications, and briefs, that are informative and aligned with agency requirements, to respond to Agency and/or Government requests.
  • Ensure organisation compliance with relevant people management policies, procedures, legislation and regulations.
  • Support collaborative research relevant to people and culture initiatives to assess applicability for implementation as best practice.
  • About you

    You’ll bring energy and drive to the team that will help shape a new agency. The successful applicant will demonstrate;

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or a related discipline and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field.
  • Experience of developing human resource strategy in a multifaceted service delivery organisation.
  • An ability and willingness to travel within NSW and support other operational roles during disasters, emergencies and other events, consistent with skills, background and personal circumstances.
  • For more details about this role please click here to view the role description

    Closing date: Monday 21st June 2021,11:59 pm

    Please note that candidate contact will be through Hays, who are assisting Resilience NSW in this recruitment process.

    Contact: Helen

    A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months. 


    Great people come from all walks of life. At Resilience NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which reflects the community and customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, 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.

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