Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-145193
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
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 APS4 Connection Support Officer on a contract for 12 months with 2x12 months extension option.

Position Overview

Relevant duties:

Leadership and Accountability
  1. Have functional expertise in a specific area that contributes to team goals.
  2. Provide sound advice and recommendations which influence the decisions made by others, including supervisors and peers.
  3. Have accountability for completion of allocated tasks, organising workflow, review of work and development of less experienced employees.
  4. Contribute positively to strategic planning and decision making within the work area.
  5. Contribute new ideas and maximise the benefits of change, including the identification of opportunities to improve the efficiency of business processes.

Management Diversity and Span
  1. Coordinate the work flow of a small team and/or more complex administration tasks.
  2. Undertake procedural, clerical, administrative support or operational tasks including some research and analysis activities.
  3. Coach employees, identify training needs, provide quality assurance of work and the provision of constructive feedback on performance.
Job Context and Environment
  1. Have a sound general knowledge of the role and functions of the agency and an understanding of how these relate to a specific work area.
  2. Have understanding of the impact of the work area on strategic, political or operational outcomes for the agency/program.
  3. Have a good understanding of relevant legislation and policy frameworks.
Independence and decision-making
  1. Make decisions with some autonomy that relate to role and area of speciality. Supervision is generally limited to work of moderate complexity or difficulty.
  2. Make decisions within defined parameters relating to the area of responsibility that impact on the work area or specific function, but the impact on agency operations and resources is limited.
  3. Apply judgement, knowledge and limited discretion in interpreting and applying legislation, instructions, guidelines and procedures.
  4. Perform research and analysis activities and report on findings.
Stakeholder Management
  1. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on moderately complex operational and administrative matters.
  2. Resolve moderately complex enquiries from stakeholders and provide information and advice as a representative of the work area.
  3. Build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships within defined parameters.
  4. Represent the work area at internal and external meetings and conferences.

Mandatory Requirements:
  1. Ability to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a higher clearance if required by the Agency
  2. Ability to obtain and maintain national police check.
  3. Australian Citizenship is a condition of eligibility.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Talia Moussa on 0282672475 or email for further discussion.