Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-141799
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted11 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 EL1 Project Manager on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.
Position Overview
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate project activities and apply project management practices and methodologies to support the assistive technology and home modifications policy development. Specifically, support the delivery of a potential assistive technology loans program with State and Territory partners.
  • Manage and contribute to the drafting of a range of program/project activities including the production, delivery and management of project schedules, budgets, reporting requirements, delivery of project artefacts and the identification and resolution of issues.
  • Analyse and interpret project performance against agreed plans and implement strategies to achieve project outcomes. Raise any emerging risks identified through this work.
  • Provide advice to support executive staff to lead consultations and negotiations with stakeholders.
  • Attend and sometimes lead meetings with both internal and external stakeholders to develop and test policy ideas.
  • Engage regularly with the other Project Managers working on various work streams across the Branch.
  • Contribute to Cabinet processes as required to support the Federal Budget process.
  • Actively contribute to a positive, inclusive and supportive team culture.

Key Capabilities:
  • Well-developed skills and demonstrated experience in project management at an exceptional level.
  • Demonstrated application and knowledge of project management principles.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality briefs and papers.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to develop and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.
  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills, including ability to meet deadlines with competing priorities in a complex, changing and high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to operate under broad direction with independence to think critically, analyse and solve very complex or sensitive problems and make decisions that are based on professional judgement, evaluating evidence and risks in the context of a complex and changing environment.
  • Strong collaborative and team focussed attitude, with a proven ability to contribute to a positive, inclusive and supportive team culture.
Mandatory Requirements:
  • An applicant is required to hold a current baseline security clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Diksha Saini on 02 6268 9769 or email for further discussion.