Job Details
  • Reference401817A_1669691291
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantSharrane Martin

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 Program Officer.

Position Overview


  • Program and project management experience with an ability to adapt and influence change
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Highly motivated and organised
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a number of diverse tasks, meeting timeframes and managing competing priorities
  • Sound decision making and judgement to make strategic decisions in a time pressured environment


  • Write and review briefings and other papers, to assist with program objectives including program improvements
  • Develop and maintain program governance documentation, including fee schedules, business rules and provider notes
  • Conduct audits and desktop reviews of provider quality and safety, including developing and/or reviewing audit processes, templates and schedules as required
  • Undertake monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities as required, including preparing regular reports, and maintaining program management documentation such as risk and assurance plans
  • Analyse program data, interpret trends, and respond to requests for data relating to the programs as required
  • Maintain and develop procedural documentation to support the operations of the section
  • Coordinate and lead projects as required, which may include undertaking research and analysis, including of policies relating to the programs
  • Manage program communications activities in line with the section communication plan, including provider newsletters, resources, attendance at conferences, updates to the program pages on the DVA website, and internal DVA information sessions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including responding to requests for advice
  • Provide support as necessary to the Assistant Director and Director, and undertake ad hoc tasks as required

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 Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 9726 or email for further discussion.