APS 5/6 Senior Project Officer

Job Title: APS 5/6 Senior Project Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: ACT
Salary: Hourly Rate plus Superannuation
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 781144
Contact Name: Michelle Stemm
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2018 11:45

Job Description

APS 5/6 Senior Project Officer
  • Initial 3 month contract with possibility of extension
  • Baseline Security Clearance - Desirable
  • Legal or Policy background - Desirable
Our Government client is seeking the right candidate to help manage existing funding agreements and assist with managing relationships with contracted service providers. 
This role would suit candidates who have a public policy or legal background or perhaps a Uni graduate with a law degree who is looking to get a start in the Public Service.
Key responsibilities:
  • Assisting with the contract management of external service providers including service delivery
  • Assessing and processing milestone reports and deliverables in accordance with funding agreement/s
  • Reviewing project budgets
  • Undertaking risk analysis and providing advice and briefs in response to emerging and existing issues
  • Assessing final reports and undertaking acquittal of expenditure
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Adhering to current legislation, policies, procedures and work guides for effective operation
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to identify key issues and solve complex problems
  • An interest in assisting others to deliver outcomes when time permits
  • A team-player focus and attitude
  • Ability to prioritise work load effectively
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership and guidance to more junior staff
Your background:
  • You must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible to apply
  • Baseline security clearance - Desirable
  • Current Police Check - Desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritise work load effectively
  • High level of interpersonal skills and written communication skills
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Michelle Stemm on 6198 4000 or apply online today as this opportunity will not stay on the market long.

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