Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140656
  • LocationDeakin
  • Salary$90000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
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 Government client is seeking to engage a Project Officer on a contract for 6 months.
Position Overview
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage design (and/or construction) projects to support the GRaPH program from project inception or an agreed project delivery stage through to an agreed delivery stage, within the specified time, cost and scoping targets. This includes assisting with procurement activities.
  • Manage design and or construction contracts, and service agreements with consultants and contractors under best practice principles and within specified timeframes and budget allocation.
  • Work closely with the members of the Infrastructure Delivery team, and other internal and external stakeholders, on the design, procurement, and construction of dwellings.
  • Adhere to the Government’s procurement processes in line with the Government Procurement  and the Government Procurement Regulation. Exercise appropriate delegations during procurement and delivery.
  • Provide high level customer service whilst administering various processes and tasks.
  • Exercise delegations in accordance with appropriate legislation, policy and procedures.
  • Accurately monitor project financials.
  • Prepare correspondence, briefs, reports and other administrative functions.
  • Model and foster professionalism, accountability and ethical behaviour.
  • Work in accordance with, and uphold the agency’s Respect, Equity and Diversity Framework and the Directorate’s Work Health and Safety System.
  • Other duties as directed.

Position Requirements:
  • Demonstrated experience in contemporary project management practices and delivering design and or construction projects including the ability to manage priorities and achieve deadlines in an environment of change and pressure.
  • Demonstrated negotiation, liaison, written and oral communication skills, including experience in preparing documents, papers and correspondence.
  • Demonstrated research, conceptual and analytical skills, and the ability to exercise sound judgement and provide timely and defensible advice to decision-makers.

  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management concepts, standards, methodologies and management tools in construction and design projects.
  • Knowledge of procurement for Government within the construction industry, including knowledge of Government procurement processes, or the demonstrated ability to quickly acquire this knowledge.

  • Proven ability to work independently and collegially as part of a team, to deliver high quality outputs under tight timelines.
  • Proven ability to work to multiple deadlines and deliver quality outputs and results under pressure.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the agency’s Values framework, Respect, Equity and Diversity Framework and work health and safety best practice.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Diksha Saini on 02 6268 9769 or email for further discussion.