Job Details
  • Reference383569A_1637140827
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

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 APS5/6 Program Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension 12 months.

Our Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidates will have:

  • grant program management, design and/or delivery experience would be an advantage
  • good communication skills, including the ability to write (or provide input to) clear, well-argued reports and briefs with appropriate recommendations supported by sound evidence
  • ability to build and maintain productive working relationships, including with colleagues, customers and stakeholders
  • flexibility to manage a diverse workload and competing priorities, in a busy team environment, and achieve results
  • attention to detail and problem-solving skills relevant to business program delivery including program promotion, assessment, contract management and compliance activities
  • Able to show good judgement, think strategically and logically.

What will you do:

Working with a small team reporting to your manager, you can expect to be involved with a variety of tasks including:

  • analysis, evaluation and review of grant applications
  • make sound recommendations in accordance with relevant guidelines and/or legislation
  • conduct grant agreement negotiations
  • undertaking day-to-day contract management and associated compliance activities
  • manage and process reports and associated payments
  • engage with internal and external stakeholders as part of designing and delivering grant programs
  • Performing ad hoc tasks within the team and throughout the lifecycle of grant funding rounds, including preparation of documentation for assessment committees.

Mandatory Requirements:

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

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.