APS6 Project Officer

Geelong CBD | Federal Government | Full Time Hours

Your new company

Hays Geelong are the preferred supplier choice to Federal, State and Local Government organisations as well as leading employers in Health, Technology, Insurance, Education and Utilities across Geelong and Western Victoria. Our Federal Government Client is currently seeking multiple APS6 Project Officers for their Geelong CBD location, on a temporary full time assignment for 12 months with the potential to extend.

Your new role

You will work standard full time business hours from Monday to Friday, supporting the branch leadership team in the design, implementation, tracking and reporting of various programs and projects, development of enhanced business processes and maintaining an underlying work and program plan and schedule that links high level outcomes, resource allocations and team deliverables.

The role is a team leadership position and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. It will provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership within the positions assigned Work Area. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Developing detailed work plans that define and coordinate the ongoing work program and change and transformation agenda across various portfolios of the branch.
  • Undertaking research and analysis activities for development of key projects within the branch.
  • Communicating to key stakeholders with timely advice for status updates and issues affecting projects.
  • Providing advice and support to stakeholders in relation to agency policies, procedures, systems and documentation to ensure requirements are met.
  • Supporting the development of project management methodologies and processes.
  • Developing accessible and relevant metrics, reporting and performance indicators including services and projects, variations and the impact on the change agenda.
  • Contributing to the development and ongoing review of policies procedures and guidelines documents.
  • Identifying and contributing to system and process improvements, focusing on delivering high quality and timely resolution of payment enquiries
  • Providing input into the preparation of advice, including briefs and correspondence.
  • Working to reduce instances of non-compliance and undertaking process remediation across the branch

What you'll need to succeed

As this role requires you to be on site, as per the latest Government mandate you will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status.

To succeed, you will need:

  • IT proficiency including MS Office
  • Previous Project or Policy experience
  • Demonstrated experience liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience in Government would be highly regarded
  • Exceptional communicational skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation

** Due to the nature of our Client, you MUST be an Australian Citizen to be considered for this position

What you'll get in return

Through Hays, this role offers you an hourly rate of $58.50 plus 10% superannuation and the opportunity to progress within this Federal Government Agency. Temporary and contract workers through Hays also enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Weekly pay cycles
  • Nominated choice of superannuation fund
  • Online timesheet submission and approval
  • No hidden costs or payroll deductions for our services
  • No invoicing required for Pty Ltd holders
  • Regular contact with Geelong based consultants throughout the duration of your assignment

What you need to do now

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from a diverse background to apply.

If you're interested in this role, apply online now to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV via our secure portal.

LHS 297508 #2658081


Job Type
Government & Public Services
VIC, Geelong
Office Support
$58.50 + Super

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Brittany Hall, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Geelong
Suite 16, Level 1, 240 Pakington St

Telephone: 0352268000

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