Associate – Commissioning NSW

  • Join a World Class Organisation
  • Play a pivotal role in making NSW a Great Place to Live and Work
  • Be a key internal and external change maker

The Team

Commissioning NSW is a cross-government centre of excellence, that partners with agencies across government to deliver better services, better outcomes and better value for people of NSW. We are a cross-disciplinary team, comprised of four practice areas:

  • Partnerships: Harnessing the strengths of government, the for-purpose and for-profit sectors
  • Human-Centred Design: Designing with people and communities
  • System & Market Stewardship: Fostering sustainable service systems
  • Social Impact Investment: Investing in innovative ways to grow social impact

Further information about CNSW and NSW Government’s approach to commissioning is available at:

The Role

As an Associate, your role is to work in agile cross-disciplinary project teams and partner with agencies to provide strategic, operational, financial, commercial, risk management and governance support in the delivery of commissioning projects across all agencies and clusters.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, economics or business or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate financial and commercial analysis clearly and effectively (verbally and in writing).
  • Project management experience and a demonstrated ability to exercise influence in dealings with external stakeholders.
  • Previous experience in strategic and/or corporate advisory, transaction services is desirable.
  • Government experience is desirable but not essential.


To be eligible to apply for ongoing employment within NSW Treasury, candidates must be an Australian citizen or have the status of permanent residence in Australia.

Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool represents 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.

How to Apply!

Please submit your application for the role via Please ensure you read the role description thoroughly before applying. Your application should include:

  • Cover letter of no more than two pages
  • An up-to-date resume that details your knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the role

Should you require additional information prior to making an application please contact in confidence: Prony Melvin

Applications close: AEST 9:59am Monday 26 October 2020.