APS6 Project Officer

12 Month Contract in Central Canberra.

Your new company
This Federal Government Agency is responsible for implementing support for hundreds of thousands of Australians living with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers.

Your new role
As a team leader you will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. You will provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership within the positions assigned Work Area. Your duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Producing reports, interpreting data and analysing results using qualitative research methods and analysis software.
  • Coordinating branch reporting requirements to monitor and track improvement and performance outcomes.
  • Developing business functional requirements and resources, consistent with contractual, legislative and policy environments.
  • Translating business metrics to inform internal stakeholders requirements including efficiency, improvement, and performance outcomes to optimise customer experience.
  • Providing specialist advice and technical expertise to staff and stakeholders.
  • Preparing draft written material including business cases, plans, executive briefs, and corporate documentation.
  • Establishing and implementing governance and compliance processes, dashboards, and management systems to track branch performance against plans and targets.
  • Implementing and maintaining audit and risk processes, controls and undertaking issues resolution.
(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time) As you will be engaging and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders. Well-developed communication skills, with the ability to foster professional relationships whilst building rapport and trust is a must.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience in a similar position within Federal Government or equivalent. As well as this, you will have:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and highly developed written, verbal communication skills. With the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with other government departments/agencies.
  • Experience in strategic planning, program, and project management and/or policy development.
  • Highly developed organisational and administrative skills while being adept to work autonomously and flexibly in an office and team environment.
  • Working effectively while managing changing and competing priorities.
  • The ability to complying with legislation and Work Health Safety Acts in addition to following government guidelines in relation to your day-to-day work.
To be considered for this role you will need to be an Australian citizen and can obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance at the Baseline level or higher.

What you'll get in return
  • Attractive hourly rate contract with a 12-month contract.
  • The opportunity to build your career and further develop your skills while contributing to a community facing agency to benefit the lives of many Australians living with disability.
  • A Central Canberra location with close access to cafes, gyms and a major shopping centre.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call or email Isaac Patten on (02) 6179 7410 or Isaac.patten@hays.com.au If this job isn't quite right for you though you are looking for a new position, please contact Isaac Patten for a confidential discussion and visit our website www.hays.com.au to review our current list of available positions.

LHS 297508 #2665767


Job Type
Government & Public Services
ACT, Canberra
Policy and Strategy

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Isaac Patten, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Canberra
Level 11, 60 Marcus Clarke Street

Telephone: 62797410

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