Job Details
  • Reference396262A_1659077533
  • LocationConiston
  • SalaryUp to AU$54.71 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted15 days ago
  • ConsultantZoe Eagles

Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the NSW Government and has partnered with NSW Government 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 NSW Government Department.

The Opportunity

Chandler Macleod is looking to engage a Programs Officer for a contract term of 3 months with a well-established NSW Government department. This role will be based in Coniston.

Job Title: Programs Officer

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 04 November 2022

Pay Rate: $54.71 per hour + Super

Location: Coniston, NSW

Key Accountabilities

In this position, you will be required to perform but are not limited to the following tasks:

  • Develop, implement and manage a planned program of maintenance by analysing Property Assessment Survey (PAS) data, utilising local knowledge to support the organisation's housing portfolio property maintenance program on allocated properties;
  • Provide both proactive and effective contract administration through the development of office estimates including attend on site (as required) and supporting negotiations with contractors in relation to quotations;
  • Ensure that works are appropriately delivered and that strategies and action plans are put in place to rectify work issues where applicable;
  • Develop scopes of work for exceptional internal activities and statutory and regulatory items such as disability modifications, in collaboration with relevant professionals such as Occupational Therapists as required; and
  • Ensure compliance with the Australian Building Codes, LAHC standards, policies and Contract requirements when issuing work to contractors

Key Challenges

  • Balancing available resources and the maintenance requirements of assets when developing the Program of Works for allocated properties;
  • Ensuring that all relevant information, including AHO upgrade program implications, contractor capacity and Ministerial imperatives, are taken into account in developing Programs of Work; and
  • Maintaining a focus on contract administration and understanding that delivery of Programs, including decisions about how maintenance will be carried out, is the contractor's responsibility.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will need to have experience in the following:

  • Sound building experience or exposure, together with experience in contract administration including preparing quotations or estimates;
  • Knowledge of Contract requirements, standards and policies together with the capacity to interpret and apply Contract requirements, standards and policies;
  • Current working knowledge of the Australian Building Codes; and
  • Intermediate MS Word and Excel with MS Project skills

Essential Requirements

  • Post trade Certificate IV or equivalent qualifications or sound work experience in a property related field; and
  • Current Driver's License.

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