Job Details
  • Reference383364A_1637121232
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted22 days ago
  • ConsultantSharrane Martin

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 Project Coordinator on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.

Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the Senior Program Coordinator, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for program governance and assisting numerous project managers with the preparation and maintenance of project documentation to ensure timely delivery of concurrent projects.

Major areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage the preparation of project communications and papers to the executive and governance committees
  • Coordinate access to the taskforce document repositories and reference material including maintaining and controlling program documentation and registers
  • Maintain and demonstrate knowledge of the program's assets, stakeholders, dependencies
  • Prepare and maintain project and procedural documentation in accordance with record keeping policies and procedures
  • Plan and coordinate taskforce related activities as directed.
  • General administrative duties, as required.
  • Commit to the agency Code of Conduct and Values

Pre-requisites required:

To be successful in this position you must have the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting the execution of projects
  • Proven administrative skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing written correspondence and reports
  • Proven ability to communicate succinctly and clearly at all levels within an organisation
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to a variety of competing tasks
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in a small, dynamic team environment

Required Capabilities:

People who are successful in this position will demonstrate the following behaviours:

  • Persuading and Influencing - Making an impact, gaining agreement, negotiating, persuading, convincing, promoting ideas, managing conflict.
  • Presenting and Communicating Information - Speaking clearly and fluently, expressing opinions, making presentations, responding to an audience, showing credibility.
  • Writing and Reporting - Writing clearly, succinctly and correctly, convincing through writing, avoiding jargon, structuring information.
  • Analysing - Analysing information, probing for clarity, producing solutions, making judgements, thinking systematically.
  • Planning and Organising - Setting objectives, planning, establishing contingencies, managing time, resources and people, monitoring progress.
  • Adapting and Responding to Change - Adapting to change, accepting new ideas, adapting interpersonal style, showing sensitivity to different cultures or backgrounds, dealing with ambiguity at work.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 9726 or email for further discussion.