Job Details
  • Reference372010A_1617864343
  • LocationSydney
  • SalarySuperannuation
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted3 days ago
  • ConsultantAllison Bell

Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.

At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced Program Officer to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is an immediate start with a contract term of 6 months.

The Role:
The Program Officer performs duties to ensure the continued delivery of an internal program. The role is responsible for the ongoing tasks associated with assisting both applicants and participants of the Program. The focus of the role is to enable Australian cyber security students to learn more about potential cyber careers within a federal government agencies.

Daily Duties:

  • Respond to all phone and email inquiries.
  • Assist with the attraction, recruitment, and induction of program participants.
  • Provide basic cyber security career guidance and support to program participants through regular video conferencing and phone sessions.
  • Assist with the design and delivery of program events including professional networking, ceremonial, and professional development events.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with financial management tasks of the program including quarterly invoicing and verification of current course fees.
  • Assist with the ongoing evaluation and improvement of program performance including surveying participants and performing basic data analysis.
  • Assist the Emerging Talent Team and Branch as required.

Desired Skills:
In this position you will be expected to:

  • Experience working in a customer focused or service-based environment. Displaying high quality customer service principles, practices, and attributes.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and reporting skills and demonstrated experience developing strong relationships with team members and stakeholders.
  • Empathy, flexibility, and patience are desirable personality traits for the Program Officer role. Applications to the Program Officer role are sought by individuals who are driven by seeing others succeed in their academic and career goals.
  • A working understanding of the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • A working understanding of the Australian Privacy Principles.
  • A working understanding of the Australian Public Service Employment Principles.
  • Experience using contemporary recruitment software.

Please note that to be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen and if successful will need to undergo x2 reference checks and a National Police Clearance.

With your application please submit a one-page pitch outlining their ability to meet the requirements of the role.

If you are interested in the position the please click on the APPLY BELOW button or alternatively you can email your CV to