APS6 Grants Officer

Posted 21 June 2024
Salary$60.26 per hour, Benefits: + superannuation
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment FederalPolicy Analyst/Advisor

Job description

APS6 Grants Officer
  • $60.26 per hour + Super  
  • Canberra, Deakin – Brand New Office
  • 12-month Labour Hire Contract
  • Hybrid with Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Weekly Pay
The APS6 Grants Officer operates with considerable autonomy and accountability, exercising initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy. This role provides detailed technical, professional, policy, and operational support and advice to address complex issues. Additionally, it involves coordinating strategic planning, program and project management, and policy development in alignment with the agency’s objectives to support its missions and goals.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Provide expert grants policy advice in compliance with Commonwealth policies and legislation.
  • Support business areas with grant administration and business partnering.
  • Maintain grants templates to ensure compliance with policies and legislation.
  • Prepare comprehensive grants reports and briefing materials for stakeholders.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the Grants function.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Proven experience in grant management or policy advice.
  • Strong capability in technical and policy support within a governmental context.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to manage complex, sensitive issues with discretion and professionalism.
Application Requirements:
  • Applicants must hold Australian citizenship.
  • Be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police Check and completion of the Agency’s screening checks, including; Working With Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check.
How to apply:
If this role is of interest to you, APPLY NOW, with your current resume in MS Word format along with an expression of interest. If you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Bill O’Rourke on 02 6162 7319 or via borourke@dfp.com.au

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