Job Details
  • Reference364834A_1603324598
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantSusan Nesbitt

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 Program Officer on a contract for 6 Months, with potential extensions of 6 months.

Position Overview

The role is responsible for the ongoing tasks associated with assisting both applicants and participants of the Program for the client. The focus of the role is to enable Australian cyber security students to learn more about potential cyber careers within the client and Australian Public Service.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all phone and email inquiries regarding the Program.
  • Assist with the attraction, recruitment, and induction of Program participants.
  • Provide basic cyber security career guidance and support to 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 including quarterly invoicing and verification of current Australian cyber security 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.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • 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.
  • A working understanding of the Australian Government Information Security Manual.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have Baseline clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Susan Nesbitt on 02 6268 9935 or email for further discussion.