Director Financial Planning & Performance

NSW Government
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
USD 207,223.00
23 Oct 2020
03 Nov 2020
Experience level
  • Utilise your leadership and finance experience in this dynamic role
  • Temporary 6 - 12 months full-time role, location flexible
  • Generous remuneration package. Salary from $207,223 inclusive of superannuation

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is currently seeking a Director of Financial Planning and Performance to join our Corporate Services team.

As the Director of Financial Planning and Performance, you will be responsible for leadership across budget management, business planning, reporting, capital portfolio management and finance project management and business improvement. This will include delivering robust financial plans, balancing risks with support for strategic objectives, influencing internal and external stakeholders to better understand the impact of Government policy, providing executive support and leadership to internal governance committees and leading business improvements.

To learn more about the role, click here to view the role description.

About You

You are a proactive and results driven professional seeking a leadership role in budget and finance management.

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Have relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent experience at a senior level in developing corporate governance and enterprise risk management policies and practices
  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to maintain stakeholder relationships through strong collaboration, negotiation and resolution skills
  • Understand the links between the business unit, organisation and the whole-of-government agenda

About Us

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.

Join DPIE and you'll be joining a team of more than 8,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions. Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people.

Applying for the role

Applicants must address their suitability by supplying an updated copy of their resume and a brief cover letter that outlines their skills and experience relevant to the role.

Closing Date: Sunday 1st November 2020 11.55pm

Enquiries: For further information, please contact Gemma Battison, Talent Acquisition Partner at or 0499 944 566.

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

Our commitment to flexible working:

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and 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 understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Our commitment to diversity:

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment recognises 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 disability.

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