APS4/5 Program Officer

Posted 13 May 2022
Salary$40 - $55 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation
The purpose of this client is to grow knowledge and innovation for the benefit of the Australian community through funding the highest quality research, assessing the quality, engagement and impact of research and providing advice on research matters.
About the role
As a Program Officer, you will be expected to assist the section by undertaking tasks to successfully deliver scheme outcomes against tight timelines.
In this position, the Program Officer is expected to:
  • Monitor, implement, and maintain processes that contribute to management across the grant scheme/s whole of life cycle
  • Undertake data checking and development of grant related documents
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders, including responding to grant applicants and holders, Selection Advisory Committee members and reviewers
  • Use the Research Management System (RMS) and other internal computer systems and software
  • Coordinate and support meetings, presentations, as required;
  • Provide secretariat support, including the preparation and distribution of meeting agenda and minutes, drafting and/or collation of papers
  • Work flexibly across teams to provide support in the Major Investments Section as required
Skills and Experience
Skills and knowledge required for this role
  • Good interpersonal and liaison skills and being a great team member
  • Project and time management skills, including ability to manage tight and conflicting deadlines
  • Some experience or capabilities in dealing with stakeholders
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills and experience in problem solving
  • Strong oral and writing skills
  • Knowledge of grant selection and management processes may be an advantage
  • Familiarity with a variety of computer-based software with the ability to problem-solve technical issues or escalate to technical areas if required
  • Experience with Technology One would be an advantage
How to apply

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Eden Morris emorris@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7305

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.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.