Job Details
  • Reference381408B_1633488991
  • LocationAlice Springs
  • SalaryAU$55.00 - AU$65.00 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantOrla Gillespie

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 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 and must be an Australian Citizen.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Orla Gillespie on 08 9217 0589 or email for further discussion.