Job Details
  • Reference396358A_1659334086
  • LocationSydney
  • SalaryUp to AU$53.63 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantZoe Eagles

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.

The Opportunity

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced Program Support Officer to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is a September start with a contract term of 18 months.

Job Title: APS5 Program Support Officer

Start Date: 19/09/2022

End Date: 18/03/2024

Pay Rate: $53.63 per hour + Super

Location: Multiple: Surry Hills, NSW | Liverpool, NSW | Penrith, NSW

The APS5 Program Support Officer is accountable under limited direction to undertake moderately complex work that delivers quality outcomes related to national and branch deliverables, creating quality outcomes guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents.

The position is a team membership position within the Agency that may have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across a range of activities. It will provide the supervision of other team members within the team, setting of priorities, allocating work, collation and interpretation of data for operational information and reporting purposes to support informed decision making.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical expertise across a range of programs or activities including systems and people performance, financial, staff lifecycle, knowledge and change management to contribute to business unit outcomes.
  • Assisting with maintaining process and documentation relating to service delivery, ensuring alignment to legislation and policy, and utilising change and risk management principles to ensure impacts are communicated to relevant parties.
  • Coordinating and analysing data and written information for the purposes of drafting high level internal and external communications including reports, advice, presentations and communications for Ministerial, Parliamentary and executive responses.
  • Maintaining sound understanding of relevant statutory, regulatory and policy frameworks to apply across multiple portfolios and support the identification and development of innovative solutions.
  • Assisting with the collation and audits of workforce planning data, reporting on staff lifecycle and confirming against financial, systems and people performance data.
  • Applying innovation initiatives to maximise the benefits of change and contributes to the improvement in quality and efficiency of services.

About You:

To succeed in this role, you will be a team player, highly organised and motivated with a demonstrated ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines. Further to this, to be considered for the role you will also need:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Pre-Engagement Check - this is a mandatory pre-employment security screening process. All employees and contractors of the Client must undertake a Pre-Engagement Check. This check is undertaken for any individual who will have non-public access to agency resources (information, buildings, systems, assets, staff and customers)
  • computer/software applications - Microsoft Office computer based work
  • ability to access and use client records management system (CRM) and associated Agency business applications

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 hold a current Baseline clearance or be willing to obtain one,

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