Job Details
  • Reference383761A_1637579995
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 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 a Project Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension 6 months.

About the Role:

Working within the Agency's project management policies, framework and procedures, the Project Officer - Conformance Services will provide initiative and judgment in the application of project and operations management practices and provide technical, professional, and policy advice. Working closing with key external and internal stakeholders to understand, negotiate and resolve project outcomes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Project Officer - Conformance Services is accountable for:

  • Acquiring, maintaining and applying an in-depth knowledge of the Agency's project management framework, methodologies and activities.
  • Providing accurate and specialised advice for project related activities including consultation, planning, schedules, reporting, change control, and administrative and logistical support.
  • Engaging and collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve project outcomes.
  • Providing support to ensure an Agency's project and operations are compliant with the assurance and governance processes for policy, security, clinical safety, and design.
  • Managing contracts, service agreements and purchase orders and ensure expenditure is monitored.
  • Undertaking risk management activities for area of responsibility, ensuring compliance and delivery of outcomes, escalating risks or issues accordingly.
  • Monitoring and maintaining awareness of the mid and longer-term project outcomes.

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to manage demanding tasks with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to make decisions; apply judgement to determine stakeholder needs and requirements.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders and networks.
  • Experience aligned to section/branch operational requirements will be highly regarded.

Evaluation Criteria:

The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated compliance/alignment with the Statement of Requirement
  • Relevant experience of the candidate
  • Relevant skills, knowledge and education/qualifications
  • Value for money

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.