Job Details
  • Reference399127A_1664494922
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted2 months 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 10 months with potential extension.

About the Role:

A Project Support Officer is required to work within the Australian Cyber Security Centre(ACSC) to support the program and provide administrative support for a range of projects with diverse stakeholders.

Key knowledge or experience required include:

  • Assisting with program and project planning, and drafting of program artefacts.
  • Coordinating program reporting and preparing program management dashboards, reporting processes and artefacts.
  • Assisting with general administrative tasks to define and maintain registers, access controls and quality processes.
  • Record management of program artefacts ensuring all program artefacts are entered into the Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS).
  • Maintaining program and project risk register(s), including scheduling regular reviews and updates; and facilitating risk meetings.
  • Investigate issues of medium complexity and produce related briefs for SES officer consumption.
  • Preparation of governance packs for program and project boards and conduct as board secretariat.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Visio) which is necessary for the creation of visually and verbally engaging reports for the various areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to employ a variety of tailored communication skills (verbal and written).

Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated experience supporting a program or project by providing a cross program view on risk, change, quality, finance and configuration management.
  • Experience in assisting programs and projects with risk, governance and assurance activities.
  • Knowledge of Project and Program Management methodologies, including MSP, Prince2, Prince2Agile and SAFE.

Desirable criteria

  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proven history of working in complex Defence or Government programs or projects contributing to organisational capability.
  • Experience with the Defence desktop environment and associated applications including the Microsoft Office suite of tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Project), Objective and JIRA.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Ashleigh Blair-Heykamp on 02 6268 9934 or email for further discussion.