Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144619
  • LocationGeelong
  • Salary$602.55 per day, Benefits: + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian’s in achieving their goals and helps 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 location in Geelong

About the Team:

The Communications and Engagement Business Partners Branch supports all areas of the Agency to effectively communicate and engage with external and internal audiences and stakeholders.

About the role:

The EL1 Senior Project Officer will be responsible for performing project management and supporting activities to contribute to the development and delivery of projects in line with established objectives.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to a team delivering timely, innovative, efficient plans and activities that support the Agency Corporate Plan objectives.
  • Provide a range of project management and support services, including preparation of reports and briefs, coordinating resources, maintaining project documentation and monitoring project plans.
  • Assist with activities that ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, meet quality standards and are delivered within the agreed scope.
  • Apply the Agency’s established project management methodology—the Project Delivery Framework.
  • Preparation and maintenance of project documentation for reporting, monitoring and evaluation purposes to ensure accessibility of quality information and to contribute to the achievement of project outcomes.
  • Communication with key stakeholders and coordination of working groups and committees to facilitate the exchange of information and to support delivery of the project.
  • Source, collate and compile data and information to identify emerging issues and track and report on project progress against established milestones and deliverables.
  • Deliver a range of project management and support services within tight deadlines and using limited resources to manage competing priorities.
  • Administrative tasks such as arranging meetings, taking minutes and following up actions will also be required.
  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Experienced project professional with experience in end-to-end project delivery.
  • Strong verbal and written communicator including reporting and briefing documents.
  • Confident and capable relationship builder able to engage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experienced schedule management including development, management, tracking and updating schedules.
  • Ability to forecast impact, identify risk and determine mitigations for project slippages.
  • Experienced in issue and risk identification, evaluation and management methods.
  • Able to work within a bespoke project delivery framework.
  • Well organised and delivery focussed in all deliverables including administrative types of tasks such as meeting arrangement, publication of minutes and approvals management.
  • Willingness to pitch in and assist with essential activities to ensure delivery is successful.
  • Skilled in the use the Microsoft suite of software particularly MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint,
  • MS Teams and MS Word.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one
Desirable skills to have for the role:

  • Experience working for Government organisations.
  • Advanced MS Word skills including document creation.
  • Experience delivering corporate reports.
  • Editing skills.
  • Accessibility skills.
  • Plain English skills.
  • Experience with relationship management of suppliers - obtaining quotes and confirming production timeframes.
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 19TH May 2023