First listed on: 22 February 2021

Manager Executive & Ministerial Services 

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 4
Remuneration: $127,766 - $152,864
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ213589
Location: State Headquarters, Rozelle
Applications Close: Sunday 28 February 2021

We are here for you

  • Choosing a career with NSW Ambulance can offer you the personal reward of being part of one of the largest ambulance services in the world, servicing a population in excess of 7 million. It will also provide you with rewarding career opportunities in clinical and non-clinical areas within NSW Ambulance.
  • Generous government benefits including a day off every month, parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading and salary package options available.
  • Enjoy discounted gym rates, free flu vaccination and take advantage of a range of free training and talent programs for your professional development.
  • We are committed to working towards a more diverse workforce and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates, those with special needs and those who identify with LGBIQT+ to apply.

About Us

NSW Ambulance provides essential health services to the people of NSW relieving suffering through out of out-of-hospital care.

From the traditional emergency response, getting medical help to patients with serious or life-threatening injuries or trauma, through to connecting patients who do not need an emergency response with the most appropriate health provider. NSW Ambulance provides excellence in care and makes sure patients get the right care, at the right time, at the right place.

No matter where you live in NSW, metro, rural or region, NSW Ambulance is there to provide medical care and transport when you need it.

Click here to find out more about NSW Ambulance.

About the Role

The Manager leads the Executive and Ministerial Services function, providing leadership to the delivery of a substantial and diverse Government affairs portfolio, setting the strategic direction to ensure the delivery of a range of written material and of initiatives to optimise alignment with Government's strategic objectives.

Key knowledge and experience

  • Establish and drive an effective governance process to receive and submit all requests from, and to, Government.
  • Direct the development of strategic evidence-based Government briefs for external stakeholders, ensuring alignment with previous content/messaging.
  • Direct the overall performance of the function by setting expectations, performance goals and standards and measures to deliver high quality, well researched and constructed propositions and outcomes.
  • Manage the Executive and Ministerial Services professionals in prioritisation, development, implementation and review of a program of brief development activities and initiatives to effectively deliver against requests supporting the machinery of government.
  • Represent the Agency in consultations and negotiations with key external stakeholders, including other government jurisdictions, to optimise outcomes for the Agency.
  • Provide timely, strategic, expert and authoritative advice to the Executive Leaders to enable fully informed evidence-based strategic recommendations and decisions.
  • Collaborate to deliver effective governance within the Agency and more broadly across the Cluster as a key participant in critical planning and decision making processes which underpin strategic goals and outcomes.
  • Lead and enhance strategic long term partnerships and consultative working relationships with key industry/community stakeholders to ensure that all perspectives and implications are considered in formulation of recommendations.

How to Apply

Please respond to the below targeted questions (max 4000 characters including spaces per question) and submit this with your CV and other required information. Your CV should also incorporate how you demonstrate relevant knowledge and experience for this role.

Question 1: Describe a time you had to make a quick decision when you would have preferred more information. What was the outcome?

Question 2: Describe a situation where you worked with a diverse range of stakeholders to deliver a successful outcome. How did you go about it? How did you overcome any difficulties?

Employment Conditions

  • The successful applicant will be appointed under the terms and conditions of the Health Managers (State) Award and will be required to enter into the annual Performance Development Program.
  • The successful applicant may be required to undertake duties at the other centres should the need arise.
  • No Ambulance accommodation is provided.
  • No entitlements to Transferred Employees Benefits (TEB) is provided
  • Completion of NSW Health Mandatory Training courses is a mandatory requirement for all NSW Health and NSW Ambulance employees applying for this position.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory conduct and services check including referee/supervisor check, a review of National Police check and review of the Service Check Register. A review of excess annual and sick leave, PDP status, ability to undertake full duties of the position and clearances from Professional Standards Unit, Ambulance Education Centre and Infection Control.
  • Employee’s currently undertaking an ECP or ICP consolidation period are eligible to apply however will need to complete all training and return of service obligations before accepting any relief/acting opportunities.
  • Employee’s currently undertaking a SOT consolidation period are not eligible to apply for positions other than SOT positions. This includes positions offered via merit selection, transfer lists or later transfer mechanism, expressions of interest or secondments.

 General Information

  • An 18 month eligibility list may be established for future vacancies.
  • If applicable, please ensure you use your work email address so our recruitment system can identify that you are internal to NSW Ambulance and/or NSW Health.
  • It is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Louisa Dear via email at

Our Commitment

NSW Ambulance is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within NSW Ambulance, please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator, Callista Bryan, on 02 9320 7644 or

 If you wish to discuss any accessibility requirements in relation to your application, please contact our Diversity and Culture Advisor, Joe Wasuruj, on 02 9320 733 9 or

It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure NSW Ambulance is a workplace free from bullying and harassment. All staff must behave in a respectful and acceptable manner. Staff must report and respond appropriately to any instances or perceptions of bullying. Managers are required to implement actions that prevent or minimise the risk of unacceptable behaviours, ensuring bullying, harassment and victimisation are identified as early as possible and responded to and effectively managed.


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