APS6 Project Officer

Posted 29 April 2022
Salary$60 - $65 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation
A large federal government department that develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia’s industries remain competitive, profitable, and sustainable.
About the role
As an APS6 Project Officer, you will be responsible for:
  • Establish and execute contracts and procurement.
  • Undertake and manage program and project level finances, including budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Manage and report on Program funding.
  • Review Program documents and support stakeholders to complete project proposals and business cases.
  • Prepare Program briefing including ministerial correspondence, briefings, website material and assessment reports.
  • Contribute to speeches, submissions, replies to parliamentary questions and reports.
  • Communicate and engage with stakeholders on Program activities.
  • Review and prepare Program and project reports.
  • Contribute to other corporate and administrative tasks as needed.
Skills and Experience
Applicants MUST have an active baseline clearance to be eligible for this position.
  • Experience and knowledge of financial management in an APS environment, including managing budgets, payment of invoices and accruals.
  • Experience in procurement and contracting in an APS environment, including familiarity with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and Commonwealth Contracting Suite.
  • Well developed written communication skills, including experience in drafting departmental briefs, talking points and project reports.
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 Lexi Pappas lpappas@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7311

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.