Job Details
  • Reference364194A_1602125038
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantKatherine Matthews

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 6 Months.

Position Overview

Our client are looking to engage an enthusiastic and talented project support officer to join the team. The opportunity is to support the management of projects from start to finish under a project management framework, supporting project managers to complete projects on time, within budget, to quality standards, and within agreed scope. You will work independently as part of dedicated project teams as well as collaboratively with the other Group members.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Qualifications in project management.
  • Knowledge of UX, design and usability testing.
  • Knowledge of PMBOK guide knowledge areas.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and practices.
  • Knowledge of (or the ability to quickly acquire) the domain of statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in project support, coordination and administration
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting reports and documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience tracking financials
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up meetings, conference calls, minute taking.
  • The ability to support project managers on multiple projects or pieces of work.
  • The ability to track scope, risk, issues, quality and progress of projects to organisational and government standards.
  • The ability to balance conflicting priorities to deliver against customer and business requirements, with appropriate stakeholder management.
  • The ability to use and adapt written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of difference audiences.
  • Ability to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Have a constructive and collaborative mindset.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • At least 3 years' experience in project support.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting project documentation and reporting progress on delivery.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to support the management of contracts and budgets

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Katherine Matthews on 02 6268 9937 or email for further discussion.