Job Details
  • Reference398406A_1663046981
  • LocationGeelong
  • SalaryUp to AU$58.50 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian's in achieving their goals and supporting them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office locations in Geelong or Sunshine.

About the role:

The APS6 Program Support Officer is responsible for in supporting the Agency in its participation at all levels of government. You are required to perform work that that involves team leadership and management responsibilities including the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team. You will be required to coordinate and assist in strategic planning and support as well as program and project management in order to support the Agency's objective.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage staff responsible for providing business administration support, expertise and technical knowledge across a range of activities including systems, workload management, people performance, financial, staff lifecycle, knowledge and change management.
  • Provide accurate and specialised advice, ensuring knowledge of and compliance with relevant legislation and policy frameworks across multiple portfolios.
  • Assess and maintain quality processes and documentation relating to service delivery, ensuring alignment to legislation and policy, and utilising change and risk management principles to ensure impacts are communicated to relevant parties.
  • Coordinate and analyse data and written information for the purposes of drafting branch level communications and high level internal and external communications including reports, advice, presentations, and communications for Ministerial, Parliamentary and executive responses.
  • Collect and audit workforce planning and capacity data, reporting on staff lifecycle and confirming against financial, systems and people performance data.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and innovation, from data analysis to creating

  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations.
  • Experience in coordinating and assisting in the management of complex cases.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one.

What you will bring to the role:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.

How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 20th September 2022