Job Details
  • Reference381228A_1633037480
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantGillian Stewart

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/Program Officer on a contract for 9 months with potential extension 12 months.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Project / Program Officers would be required to undertake a range of activities, which may include:

  • implementing large scale programs working closely with IT
  • assisting in the delivery of projects under the direction of higher-level staff
  • drafting written material and briefings for the executive and Minister's office
  • providing administrative support to assist in meeting the project's agreed objectives, standards, timelines and stakeholder expectations
  • developing project documentation such as project status reports, project management plans, schedules, and risk, issues and change registers
  • undertaking risk management and project assurance activities
  • undertaking research and analysis including contributing to the preparation of reports on relevant transition activities and/or project milestones
  • overseeing databases and undertaking data quality assurance
  • contributing to program development and implementation
  • preparing reports addressing risks, interdependencies and program outcomes to senior management, executives, and stakeholders
  • provide advice and technical expertise to guide program activities
  • administrative and secretariat work including coordinating meetings with stakeholders, researching and coordination tasks as required to support the team
  • liaising with internal stakeholders and reporting on program progress.

Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following capabilities/experience and/or qualifications:

  • high levels of interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) to ensure deliverables contribute to achieving a large-scale reform
  • strategic thinking and conceptual skills
  • planning and organisational skills
  • agility and resilience to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline security clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Gillian Stewart on 02 6268 9935 or email gillian.stewart@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.