APS6 Project Officer

Posted 14 June 2022
Salary$58 - $65 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency, Government

Job description

About our client
Our client is a large federal government department which is a primary service delivery agency responsible for developing and implementing programs that assist specific community members.
About the role

This team creates education resources for students and teachers, and runs public-facing projects. 

Under limited supervision from the EL1 section head, the senior project officer is responsible for: managing projects and administrative tasks including one of the annual mail‑outs to stakeholders, as well as researching and writing a range of digital and print content for different audiences.
Specific skills required are:
  • Experience managing and delivering projects in an education or community setting;
  • Ability to conduct procurements in line with APS procurement rules;
  • Managing contracts and ensuring deliverables and milestones are met within budget;
  • Being responsive to stakeholders and providing information about your projects on request;
  • Drafting briefing or reports about your projects;
  • Researching material from public sources and writing content based on this for use in schools; and
  • Being able to work on more than one project or priority at the same time and progressing these to meet deadlines.
A knowledge of the Australian Public Service environment and processes is crucial, and knowledge/experience in an education or training setting is desirable for the role.

***Please note this role be based in the canberra office only and cannot be worked remotely***

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 on 02 6162 7305 emorris@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.

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