Manager, Systems, Clerk Grade 11/12 - 221427

NSW Department of Education

Job Description

  • Full time ongoing appointment
  • Leading a small team of specialists, in this full time ongoing key role you will be managing the development and operation of SINSW business systems.
  • Exciting opportunity to join a high performing team
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits, including flexible working hours
  • Located in Sydney CBD in state of the art offices and close to public transport
  • About the Department of Education

    We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education and care sector. We are the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

    For more information about the Department of Education, please visit 

    NSW Department of Education

    About School Infrastructure

    School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) is delivering new school buildings, major upgrades and maintenance strategies to ensure every school-aged child has access to high quality education facilities at their local public school. This encompasses the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.

    About the team

    Business Systems provides a customer-focused and strategic advisory function, as a part of the Business Enablement directorate, which enables the delivery of a record capital investment in NSW.

    The Business Systems function provides a centre of excellence in the provision of systems and technology that supports the delivery and management of school property assets. The Business Systems team work closely with school infrastructure stakeholders and the Asset Management Units in the use of information as a core resource in support of the day-to-day operation and management of assets.

    About the role

    In your new role you will be leading and managing the development and operation of SINSW business systems across various directorates, including the provision of innovative technical and business solutions, to ensure a high-standard of system performance, functionality and reliability. You will provide specialist, expert strategic advice and recommendations, and lead and manage a small team of specialist staff to build and enhance team capabilities and performance.

    The ideal candidate will be very well organised, and a great communicator and people manager, who will build strong professional relationships with stakeholders and customers both internal and external to the business. You will be professional, results driven, and understand and apply effective planning, coordination and control methods and understand and use available technologies to maximise efficiencies and effectiveness.


    Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology or Computer Science and/or demonstrated equivalent professional experience in the management and implementation of ICT systems

    How to apply

    The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.

    To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. 

    To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format.

    Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements.

    When preparing your resume and cover letter we are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the Focus Capabilities as outlined in the

    Role Description,

    so please consider your responses with this in mind 

    Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

    Please note: If you are progressed to interview, you will be required to provide your proof of identity information and complete an INFORMED CONSENT declaration.


    For enquiries about this role, contact Lyn Webb on 0427 838 *** or by email to



    Please provide an example of how you have worked collaboratively with stakeholders to manage a Business Systems project to achieve business outcomes. (300 words maximum).

    Please provide an example where you have produced an innovative technical and business solution that has met and exceeded the business requirements resulting in improvements to business process and operation. (300 words maximum).

    Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

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