Job Details
  • Reference380934B_1632430706
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantGillian Stewart

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 APS4 Program Officer (Data Analyst) on a contract for 12 months.

Rate: Candidates Expectations

Duties & Responsibilities:

As a program officer, the successful applicant will be responsible for, and play an active role in:

  • Undertaking data analytics to support profiling activities.
  • Investigate areas of non-compliance and leakage and recommend strategies to supervisor to reduce non-compliance and leakage.
  • Promote data integrity through recording of accurate profiling information and support the continued enhancement of section level governance.
  • Provide administration support and recordkeeping

Knowledge and Experience:

  • The successful applicant will be required to learn and apply a detailed knowledge of the biosecurity regulatory environment, including the ability to quickly become familiar with processes and systems used to regulate various pathways.
  • Candidates must possess strong analytical and communication skills, plus demonstrate resilience, flexibility, and adaptability to operate in a high tempo environment with shifting priorities.
  • Skills in building and maintaining collaborative relationships will be well regarded.
  • The ability to work autonomously and self-manage a workload is critical for this role.
  • High ethical and integrity standards are mandatory as the successful candidate will have access to classified systems and sensitive information. An understanding of departmental targeting, profiling and enforcement processes is desirable.


Essential skills

  • Analytical and critical thinking.
  • Computer skills (Excel in particular).
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to a highly dynamic work environment.

Desirable skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Power BI and/or Hyperion
  • Familiarity with border operations
  • Experience working in a regulatory environment.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in journalism, communication, marketing or related fields, or be able to demonstrate recognised skills or relevant experience

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 Gillian Stewart on 02 6268 9935 or email for further discussion.