Job Details
  • Reference358115A_1589785284
  • LocationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantTalal Safar

The Senior Project Officer supports the Assistant Directors in, Business Coordination and Reporting and Business Planning and Change in the day to day management of matters within the Operations Capability and Coordination Section of the Operations Branch, including participating in section planning for short term tasks and contributing to strategic planning for longer term initiatives.

The role is responsible for undertaking work that is moderately complex to complex and/or sensitive in nature, under limited direction, utilising expertise and knowledge within the area of operational project and programme delivery.

The Senior Project Officer will:

  • Support the regular reporting processes of the agency's program coordination and implementation across the Division.
  • Contribute to doctrine, preparation and delivery activities in accordance with the readiness framework, according to individual accountabilities and responsibilities.
  • Manage the delivery of business and change management plans, and the delivery of administration and coordination of program activities across division.
  • Manage the coordination and planning of program activities across the Division, including working with program areas and the network to ensure they are aware of operational needs and program schedules.
  • May be required to supervise a team to ensure high quality outputs, including the development of team members at lower classifications, building team capacity and encouraging career development.
  • Develop and support key internal and external relationships, including managing stakeholders to achieve work area and agency goals. In addition, represent the agency by promoting its interests in various forums.
  • Provide accurate specialist advice, guidance and reporting on team functional responsibilities.
  • Make and communicate decisions using good judgement, expertise and knowledge, governed by legislation, regulations, best practice principles or relevant operating instructions and procedures.
  • Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as directed from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience in implementing and administering business plans and reporting on change processes.
  • Development and administration of a quality assurance framework to support the delivery of high quality activities.
  • Knowledge and experience in successfully setting and developing quality control processes and measures.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively whilst anticipating stakeholder needs and expectations across a geographically dispersed network.
  • Proven analytical abilities with the ability to propose and facilitate change and contribute to business improvement strategies.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity whilst achieving results within legislative and policy parameters.
  • Highly adept in the use of Microsoft excel to collate large data sets into accurate and succinct executive reports.

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