Job Details
  • Reference363992B_1601789500
  • LocationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

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 client - Open Arms is seeking to engage an APS4 Section Support Officer on a contract for 12 Months, with potential extensions.

Position Overview

The role of the Clinical Section Support Officer (Peers Engagement Communication) works to the Assistant Director - Community Engagement. As an employee and a member of the client, the occupant of this position is required to deliver high quality input and professional services to client in the areas of administration, secretariat support, project support, and basic financial management support across the Peers Engagement Communication Section.

This role involves applying creative and innovative approaches to complex and sensitive issues, and managing multiple competing priorities to enable timely, effective and coordinated service delivery exercising sound professional judgement. The occupant of this position is required to be a resource to each of the National Peers Engagement and Communications teams and AD level roles.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality secretariat and administrative support, developing and streamlining processes for increased efficiency, collating records and maintaining registers (including electronic document management systems such as PDMS).
  • Coordination support for program and project management activities, with a focus on timeliness and attention to detail.
  • Processing invoices, assisting in section budget forecasting and day to day budget management.
  • Work collaboratively with the section staff and be a coordination point to meet business priorities, including the development and maintenance of client's policies and procedures.
  • Provide support in the development, coordination and distribution of briefings, papers, submissions and correspondence for use in both internal and external decision-making forums.
  • Support an environment that encourages a willingness to adopt participative workplace practices in line with policies of WHS, Workplace Diversity and the Australian Public Service values, Employment Principles and the APS Code of Conduct.

Our Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in an Administrative Support, Project Support or similar role and experience using record management systems is required. Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and has advanced word processing skills. Previous experience working in Australian Public Service roles is highly desirable.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.