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Career opportunities

Do you want to work for an employer dedicated to creating and maintaining extraordinary places on the world’s best harbour?

Then consider working for the Harbour Trust. By striking a balance between innovation, environmental protection, community expectations and heritage conservation, we seek to leave a lasting legacy for all Australians; namely, a network of vibrant public domains where visitors can enjoy unique experiences.

Career opportunities with our organisation include positions in environmental management, marketing and communications, planning, project management, business development, and property management.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Note: The Harbour Trust does not accept unsolicited employment applications. When a job vacancy becomes available, it will be listed on the job board below or advertised on online job marketplaces, either by the Harbour Trust or by appointed recruitment agencies.

See also: About the Harbour Trust and Volunteering for the Harbour Trust

Current Vacancies

Strategy Officer (12 Month Parental Leave Contract)

About the role

The Strategy Officer provides support to the Harbour Trust by actively contributing to the delivery of strategic initiatives.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Completion of quarterly and annual performance statements;
  • Coordination of the annual budget and corporate plan processes;
  • Governance of and coordination of the Annual Report;
  • Coordination of responses to Departmental and Ministerial queries, including QON’s (shared responsibility);
  • Strategic projects: defining and delivering small scale strategic projects including business process re-engineering and implementation of the Harbour Trust Independent Review recommendations;
  • Business Performance Analysis;
  • Procurement support/AusTender;
  • Board and stakeholder reporting: support development of Board level reporting across the organisation
  • Stakeholder management: developing and nurturing key relationships with senior stakeholders across the entire business, including influencing executives, obtaining buy-in, and collaborating with other team leaders

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 3+ years of experience working in a commercial environment as a commercial analyst (or equivalent);
  • Experience in data analysis, report writing and business requirements;
  • Organisational & business planning skills and demonstrated ability to provide proactive strategic advice and support;
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking skills, setting priorities, planning workload, meeting deadlines;
  • Energetic pragmatic approach to delivering with and through peers, ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities, ability to deal with ambiguity;
  • Experience in the development of Business Cases for Government
  • Advanced Excel Skills and strong knowledge of MS Office suite.
  • Ability to effectively engage with senior management and staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, self-motivation and professionalism.
  • A current driver’s licence.
  • Australian citizenship or the ability to work in Australia.

You must also be willing to undertake a National Police Check prior to commencement.

This role is being offered on a contract basis for 12 months. 

Applications close on Friday, March 12, 2021 and should be forwarded to: employment@harbourtrust.gov.au. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of project management experience do you have?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?