APS 6 Senior Project Officer

Posted 25 January 2024
Salary$60 - $65 per hour, Benefits: + super + hybrid working
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalOther

Job description

APS6 – Senior Project Officer
  • $60 to $65 per hour per hour + super  
  • Canberra, city location
  • Contract (6-months + 12-month extension)
  • 50/50 Hybrid WFH Model
The Organisation:
This Government body works with people with disability, providers, and the community to deliver nationally consistent, responsive, and effective regulation of service providers. They seek to uphold the rights of, and promote the health, safety, and wellbeing of people with disability receiving supports or services.

About the role:

The Senior Project Officer will be part of a dedicated team that will contribute to proactive and reactive regulatory activity to promote regulatory compliance in accordance with the certain Acts, Rules, and other relevant legislation.
Please note, there are numerous positions available, therefore, if you think you are suitable, I highly recommend applying.

Duties will include but not be limited to;

  • Conduct research and analysis, including local regulatory intelligence, to contribute to insights, organisational knowledge and solving of systemic regulatory challenges to promote quality and safeguards for participants.
  • Support the design and implementation of regulatory campaigns to inform, educate and influence providers, workers and participants.
  • Utilise planning methodologies to implement and report against multiple compliance campaigns and projects.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as and actively participate in team work and group activities.
  • Undertake regulatory compliance actions in response to identified non-compliance and new, existing and emerging risks.
  • Prepare high quality project reports, briefing papers and executive correspondence for presentation to senior staff.
About You:
Our ideal candidate will have a positive contemporary attitude to people with disability, ideal candidates will have experience in a similar role, or the ability to demonstrate that they possess:
  • A strong aligned working history.
  • Sound experience in a similar role, preparing complex and/or sensitive correspondence and corporate documentation.
  • Sound interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team environment where expertise can be developed and appropriately shared.
Application Requirements:
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship.
  • Be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police Check and completion of the Agency’s screening checks.
  • Hold an active Baseline Clearance or be willing and able to obtain one.
Any gaps or periods of time spent overseas for 12 or more months (cumulative) that cannot be verified by an Australian referee is deemed un-checkable, rendering the applicant ineligible for a security clearance.

How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please contact Bill O’Rourke on 02 6162 7319 or via borourke@dfp.com.au

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.