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Position: Director, Project Delivery ID: 505274
Classification: EL2
Location: Canberra

ARENA’s Project Delivery Branch is looking to fill two EL2 vacancies. The positions are non-ongoing to 30 June 2021, with the possibility of a 12 month extension.

About the branch

The Project Delivery branch maximises the impact of ARENA’s portfolio of renewable energy projects through contract and risk management, performance monitoring, stakeholder engagement and knowledge sharing. There are three sections in the Branch, each led by a Director:

  • Project Solutions supports round design and contract negotiation for new investments. The team is also responsible for managing high risk projects and major project variations and terminations
  • Contract Management Services manages the majority of ARENA’s existing investments. The team reports about ARENA projects, manages key stakeholder relationships, monitors project performance and delivers digital solutions to support the work of the Branch.
  • Knowledge Sharing is accountable for ensuring knowledge, insights and lessons learnt from ARENA activities, are widely shared with the Australian renewable energy sector.

Ideal candidates

Successful applicants will:

  • Be flexible, able to thrive in a rapidly changing environment and lead teams through uncertainty and change
  • Need to communicate with influence, shape strategic direction, build and sustain internal and external relationships and engage with risk
  • Be skilled at motivating, guiding, mentoring and developing people, delivering under pressure and displaying resilience.
  • For some roles, an understanding of the renewable energy sector or experience in administering government grants or communications functions would be an advantage.

Role appointment: Non-ongoing until 30 June 2021, possibility of a 12 month extension.

How to apply

Applications for the roles will only be accepted through the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources | Apply now

  • Applications close: 23 Feb 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
  • More information: Kirsty Gowans on (02) 6276 1235

Do you have a question?

Contact us if you have any questions, problems or feedback regarding our opportunities.

Last updated 12 February 2020


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