Job Details
  • Reference394166A_1655446107
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantAshleigh Blair-heykamp

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 Support Officer on a contract for 12 months

Position Expectation

As the Project Support Officer, the occupant of this position is expected to:

  • Coordinate and manage business-as-usual activities including recording and monitoring data related requests and queries
  • Coordinate and generate progress reports on data activities and for project governance
  • Provide administrative support for the Section e.g. scheduling meetings, minute taking, records management and documenting business processes/procedures
  • Assist with the project management of data analytics projects, including preparing and updating project documents and artefacts
  • Coordinate data literacy activities in consultation with stakeholders, including planning and scheduling training
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of communications materials to promote and implement the data literacy program.

Role Requirements


  • Minimum 2+ years in a project support or coordination role, or project or data officer position.
  • Experience in using and applying industry standard project management tools, methodologies and templates


  • Proficiency in advanced word processing skills and experience with other computer software including PowerPoint, Excel, Sharepoint and MSTeams.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills with an ability to efficiently respond to data related requests and queries
  • Ability to provide high level administrative support and produce relevant, accurate and timely reporting
  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and to see projects through to completion, monitor project progress and adjust plans as required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and operate as an effective team member and engage with cross-functional multi-disciplinary agile teams
  • Desirable
  • Experience working on agile projects including sprint planning and task tracking using tools such as DevOps.
  • Understanding of data analytics systems and processes.
  • Project Management qualifications.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Ashleigh Blair Hey-Kamp on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.