Job Details
  • Reference398744A_1663652277
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$58.50 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantJohn Todd
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 Senior Project Officer on a 6 month contract with potential extension.

About the Role

The APS6 Senior Project Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.

The position is a team leadership position within the Agency and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. The position will be required to assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the Agency's objectives to better the experience of those within Australia who live with a disability.

Our ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • A good understanding of the policies of the Australian Government, including the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, in particular the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and procurement connected policies.
  • Ability to organise work, sets priorities and complete tasks within set timeframes.
  • High levels of attention to detail including data accuracy.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to modify messages to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed skills in communication, analysis and problem solving.
  • Contract management and/or program management experience.

Key Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • AT (Assistive Technology) procurement activities.
  • Stakeholder engagement (internal & external) to develop policy and processes for quality and value for money participant AT sourcing options.
  • Liaising with different market elements and supply/provision enablers to make available workable AT market solutions (including facilitating workshops, focus groups etc.)
  • Supporting the continued development of the AT Market Strategy for a range of participant cohorts and AT submarkets.
  • Developing and coordinating the monitoring and evaluation of trials, staged implementation and ongoing market delivery approaches for participant AT.
  • Developing and managing project plans and schedules in accordance with the Agency's project management framework.
  • Providing specialist advice and technical expertise to staff and stakeholders.
  • Performing independent research work and analysis including the preparation of draft reports on relevant project activities.
  • Coordinating regular project reporting including status updates and exception reports.
  • Preparing draft written material including business cases, plans, executive briefs and corporate documentation.
  • Monitoring project budgets, review and report on expenditure and assist with procurement and contract management.
  • Identifying and assisting with the management of project risks, issues and benefits.
  • Contributing to project quality management to ensure that project deliverables are fit for purpose and meet client needs.

What's in it for you:

  • 6 month contract, working Part Time (0.6FTE)
  • $58.50ph + super
  • Fantastic office location in either Richmond or Geelong

**Please note Australian Citizenship is required to work in Federal Government**

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply".