Job Details
  • Reference396302B_1659078855
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 months ago
  • ConsultantSharrane Martin

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 a Communication Officer on a contract for 18 months.

Position Overview

The position works closely with the DRE and Administration Manager DRE and is responsible for the development and implementation and regular review of a strategic communication plan for DRE within the DFMS Branch.

Within the Communications and Marketing function an APS6 Communications Officer is accountable under broad direction to perform and achieve complex procedural, operational, administrative and business support work within an integrated workforce. They are accountable to ensure they have knowledge of and compliance with legislative frameworks and government decision-making

An APS6 Communications Officer will work independently with the opportunity for reasonable autonomy and accountability for the achievement of outcomes of their work. They will exercise both initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures. They will provide regular development of internal and external communication events, detailed administration and professional advice in relation to complex work and contribute to strategic planning, program and project management, and development.

An APS6 Communications Officer will be expected to be capable of working in a team environment and support competing demands within the directorate that is geographically disperse.

An APS6 Communications Officer will have a considerable level of stakeholder engagement and will liaise with stakeholders in relation to complex issues. They will be required to identify, anticipate and respond to stakeholders' needs and expectations to achieve work unit and good outcomes. They will be accountable to contribute towards ongoing self-improvement and professional development.

Excellent attention to detail, the ability to review and edit, and a high level of writing skills are essential, along with highly developed organisation and priority management skills.

Security Classification

Baseline Security Clearance , or ability to obtain

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 9726 or email for further discussion.