Job Details
  • Reference357962B_1589273195
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted7 months 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 Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Senior Programme Officer on a until May 2021, with potential extensions of 6 months.

Position Overview

The Test team provides policy expertise and programme management for the means testing programme. The team has a critical role in delivery modernisation: providing programme expertise to inform the re-design of the way we do our business; improving our systems; making it easier for staff to do their jobs and making it easier for customers to access our services and payments. Senior Programme Officers provide operational expertise to support the delivery of the programmes. Working under limited direction of the Assistant Director, they contribute to strategic planning for programmes, changes in workplace practices and business improvement initiatives, play a key role in developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders and deliver programmes in accordance with business requirements and work area priorities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • promote and implement programmes administered by the client.
  • contribute to the development of new policies and support implementation.
  • provide expert advice to staff and stakeholders on policy, procedures and programmes.
  • build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to resolve complex issues and improve access to services, payments and programmes offered by the client.
  • assist with strategic planning for programmes particularly for service delivery needs of different community group.
  • contribute to relevant business planning and develop strategies to improve against key performance indicators.
  • analyse and report on the achievement of business outcomes, key performance indicators and quality assurance.
  • prepare draft reports, briefing papers and Ministerial correspondence for review by senior employees.
  • perform independent research and analysis and prepare reports on relevant programme activities and/or project milestones.

Mandatory Requirements:

The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.