First listed on: 08 April 2024

About the role

As the Program Manager (Digital Transformation) within the projects, Planning and Policy branch, you’ll lead the Business Transformation Program team in providing expert advice on program and project methodologies.

  • Oversee, coordinate, and align Business Transformation Program initiatives with strategic and business planning initiatives and related risk management programs across the organisation.
  • Ensure the organisation is ready for transformative change by partnering with business and IT Leadership.
  • Implement effective program governance arrangements supported by effective reporting and communication.
  • Lead the baselining, tracking and communication of the benefits realisation framework, ensuring benefits determined for the project can be tracked and reported on proving the case for change and outlining the return on investment during and post transformation.

Period of Appointment

3 years

Our ideal candidate

  • Excellent project management and leadership skills
  • Experience in the management of human, physical and financial resources.
  • The ability to communicate and provide authoritative advice on complex matters to non-specialists, high level liaison, presentation and conflict resolution skills and the capacity to represent the Department.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and innovation associated with research, investigative, analytical and appraisal skills.
  • Highly developed conceptual and reasoning skills.

What we offer

  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave a year (including 1 week between Christmas and New year).
  • Work with a great team of committed professionals.
  • Excellent remuneration, with great career development.
  • Interesting and meaningful work.

About us

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is committed to our vision of “building a sustainable Tasmania” where our natural resources, cultural values and environment are recognised and used sustainably to support our future prosperity. We take pride in fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated, inclusivity is embraced and safety is paramount. We strive to create an environment where every individual feels respected, valued and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. 

We understand that work-life balance is essential for personal and professional success. That’s why we offer flexible work options and are dedicated to making workplace adjustments that empower individuals to fully engage and excel in their roles. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your recruitment process, please let us know.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

SOD - 708706 - Program Manager (Digital Transformation) - Band 7.docx

Advice to Applicants.docx

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online via 

Refer to the 'Advice to Applicants' document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact

For more information on the position please contact:

Louise Mendel
Manager (Programs, Planning and Policy) 
0455 863 326

Closing Date

Applications close on 21 April 2024 at 11.55pm (AEST)

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