Job Details
  • Reference383504A_1637132002
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

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 APS6 Project Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

The APS 6 Project Officer will assist with: a range of research and analysis activities to support new regulatory proposals (both across HPRG and within PMAB); updating regulatory guidelines; preparing materials to operationalise new or update existing policies or schemes; and liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Specific duties include:

  • Assist in coordinating, managing and delivering projects for the Prescription Medicines Authorisation Branch (PMAB).
  • Assist in planning, developing and managing communication activities including internal and external stakeholder consultation.
  • Conduct research and analysis activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of a variety of written materials, including: Ministerial correspondence; committee papers; PowerPoint presentations; policy, guidance and other technical documents.
  • Review PMAB related information on website to ensure it is current and draft material for publication.
  • Resolve moderately complex enquiries from stakeholders and provide information and advice as a representative of PMAB.

Mandatory Requirements:

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in coordinating, managing and delivering projects.
  • Highly developed strategic, analytical, problem solving and planning skills.
  • Highly developed written skills, including drafting, editing and the ability to understand and distil complex information.
  • High level verbal communication skills with ability to liaise effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, respond positively and flexibly to change and produce quality outputs to tight deadlines.
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills.


  • Tertiary training in scientific discipline(s) transferable to medicine regulation.
  • Qualifications in Project management, Communication, Public Relations or related discipline would be highly regarded.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.