APS6 Senior Project Officer

Please contact Iain Harvey on Iain.Harvey@hays.com.au for a confidential conversation about your next move.

Your new company

This organisation is working at the forefront of delivering high priority programs and support to individuals who contributed to the protection of Australia, as well as generating awareness and education to the wider population regarding Defence and Military history.

Your new role

Working in collaboration with various branches as appropriate, the Project Officer, will support the Assistant Director, in the provision of program & project management and reporting and be responsible for the following activities;

  • Undertake administrative responsibilities the project including briefings and reporting to support the Assistant Director, and associated responsible officers to meet project delivery requirements
  • Project, committee and team meeting responsibilities to support the Assistant Director, and responsible officers as required, appropriate to the needs of Program initiatives
  • The development and writing of project briefs, executive briefs plus policies and procedures to support responsible officers under the direction of the Assistant Director
  • Update and coordinate file management for project documentation and supporting information to support responsible officers under the direction of the Assistant Director to ensure efficient and effective project outcomes for the project
  • Facilitate relevant professional development programs for responsible officers under the direction of the Assistant Director based on the needs of the relevant branch business priorities and in accordance with identified professional development requirements.
  • Ensure all program and project work undertaken is conducted in accordance with the governance requirements of the department;
  • Support all program, & project quality assurance activities which may include file audits, project reviews and assessment reports, plus quality assurance reviews for the project;
  • Be responsible for the correct administration of the project, in consultation with the Assistant Director and responsible officers as necessary.
  • Actively contribute to Program Management, policies and procedures, research initiatives and Quality Assurance activities as required:
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of policies and procedures and to the implementation of related practices;
  • With support of the Assistant Director, provide oversight of Quality Assurance issues related to the project and related programs and project; and
  • Undertake coordination of, and actively contribute to, relevant research projects being undertaken across various projects as requested by the Assistant Director
  • As a member of the team, provide support plus agreed contributions to the Clinical Programs & Policy section and act for the Assistant Director as required;
  • Represent the team and/or section at stakeholder events, community development and related activities, and undertake other duties in consultation with the Assistant Director as required; and

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Highly effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • Time management and coordination capability with relevant experience
  • Experience in government writing e.g. briefs, submissions and reports
  • Experience with the Microsoft Suite of products including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in project support and coordination

It will be considered advantageous if you possess the follow:

  • Experience with Microsoft Access or similar database platforms
  • Experience with program management
  • Some experience in program & process design would be advantageous.

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 us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2683219

Summary

Job Type
Temporary
Industry
Government & Public Services
Location
ACT, Canberra
Specialism
Policy and Strategy
Ref:
2683219
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

Talk to a consultant

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

Telephone: 0262797422

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