Job Details
  • Reference402800B_1672785274
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

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 Overview

The Project Support Officer is accountable under general direction to assist several team leads in the delivery of the Project to provide effective administration, procurement and finance support to technical projects.

The Project Support Officer will work independently to undertake a range of administrative tasks including maintaining Risk Registers, Stakeholder Matrix, and management of Program and Project artefacts within the team.

The Project Support Officer will take responsibility for the provision of support services to projects, use and recommends project control solutions for planning, scheduling and tracking projects whilst supporting programme or project control boards, project assurance teams and quality review meetings.

The successful candidate will be required to work cohesively and communicate effectively with other project team staff and stakeholder groups.

Other Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the Project Management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated administration and organisational skills within Defence's Desktop Environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of project governance board engagements.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain program and project Risk Registers; including regular reviews and updates; advising team members if they have been nominated to execute risk treatment; and facilitating project risk workshops.
  • Maintain project documentation including establishment of a document library and control methods for finalised project documents. Ensure that all final documents meet audit requirements and are easily retrievable.
  • Implement stakeholder communication plans, enhancing customer and stakeholder relationships.
  • Provide administration support including schedule maintenance, monthly reporting, and resource management.
  • Provide general administrative support including management of project record keeping requirements and systems; secretariat support for project meetings and forums and other communications.
  • Provide complex office and administrative support to the Program Office

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 Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.