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Executive Director Technical Advisory Services

Job Title: Executive Director Technical Advisory Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Parramatta
Salary: $287290 - $321244 per annum
Start Date: 2021-01-28
Reference: BH-27930
Contact Name: Tara Pospelyj
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2021 11:38

Job Description

The Energy Corporation of New South Wales will deliver Australia’s first Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) in the Central-West Orana, New England, South-West, Hunter-Central Coast and Illawarra regions, as set out in the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap, Electricity Strategy and supporting legislation. The REZs will be modern day power stations, providing cheap, reliable energy for NSW homes and businesses while driving jobs and investment into regional NSW.

The Energy Corporation will coordinate the development of new transmission, generation and storage within each REZ and across NSW, working closely with Government, industry, communities and landowners to ensure timely and efficient development of new energy infrastructure and coordinated investment. It will also work directly with communities to maximise the flow of jobs and economic benefits to host regions and realise opportunities for long term regional development.

In this role reporting to the Chief Executive, you will lead the technical and expert advice to the Corporation, the Government and REZ program members, to ensure the successful and optimal integration of REZ infrastructure to deliver secure and reliable energy supply to electricity customers. The role manages the procurement and sourcing of technical expertise for infrastructure projects as required and maintains strong links with technical, research and professional bodies to ensure the Corporation is at the forefront of technical and scientific expertise with regard to renewable energy infrastructure.

We are seeking a talented senior executive with a combination of technical expertise and executive gravitas. You will have achieved postgraduate qualifications in electrical engineering, civil engineering or equivalent. You will have demonstrated significant experience as a senior executive of an energy organisation or a high-profile role within the electrical and energy engineering sector. You will be able to demonstrate extensive experience in leading complex technical advisory, project management services and understand infrastructure integration within established electricity networks.

This is a unique opportunity get in on the ground floor of setting up a new organisation to deliver once-in-a-generation, leading edge reform that creates a significant legacy for NSW.

Candidate information:

Please click here to download a copy of the candidate information pack. For more information please contact Derwent by email at or call on Jason Scoble (02) 9223 1855, reference #27930.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter highlighting your suitability for the role and a resume by the due date.

Applications close: 14th February 2021.