Job Details
  • Reference372103B_1617954220
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 Administration Officer on a contract until April 2022 with potential extension of 2 months.

Position Overview

Senior Support Officers provide assistance to the Branch to support the delivery of effective services and relationships that consistently meet government and business outcomes. Working under limited direction, they play a role in managing Branch work tasks, and develop and maintain productive working relationships with a variety of key stakeholders in respect to property matters. They support Directors and Assistant Directors to deliver on the business objectives of the Branch and its stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • contribute to the development of team objectives for short-term tasks and strategic planning for longer-term initiatives
  • promote and support the implementation of property initiatives (i.e. re-location, consolidations, co-location and shared premises) to help drive and guide the delivery against the agency's Master Plan
  • contribute and support the development and implementation of improvements and best practice in processes and procedures
  • prepare draft reports, briefing papers, Ministerial correspondence, presentations and corporate documentation (i.e. project related, business and risk plans, communication products) for review by Executive Level staff
  • assist and support ad-hoc activities and provide administrative support and secretariat duties for the work area
  • support and coordinate the provision of building property services in accordance with Branch responsibilities
  • support Executive Level staff with contract management, procurement and leasing functions
  • develop and support stakeholder relationships, and represent the team or work area in relevant forums
  • use of Microsoft Excel and/or SharePoint (desired)

Skills & Experience:

  • work with independence, subject to limited direction against established priorities, practices and methodologies to deliver quality outcomes
  • draft well-developed written communications
  • develop and support complex relationships with internal and external stakeholders and communicate effectively with those stakeholders
  • demonstrate strategic, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • plan, organise and prioritise work in the context of competing priorities
  • work as a member of a team in a dynamic environment and contribute to managing change and uncertainty in the workplace.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.