APS6 Senior Program/Project Officer

Posted 07 July 2022
Salary$60 - $65 per hour
LocationCanberra
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency, Government
ReferenceJO-2207-482435

Job description

About the Organisation
This is a small Federal department working alongside a larger Agency to support past and present serving members.
 
About the role
Working in collaboration with the Mental & Social Health Programs Branch (MSHP), the Senior Program/Project Officer will support the Branch in the provision of program & project management and reporting and be responsible for the following activities:
 
Manage programs and projects, including supporting implementation of continuous program improvement priorities.

  • Be responsible for coordinating program/project management activities, including the development of project documentation, maintenance of records, and reporting on program/project progress and outcomes.
  • Undertake administrative responsibilities for the program/project including briefings and reporting to support the responsible officers to meet program/project delivery requirements.
  • Provide support to contract management and procurement activities related to section-led and cross sectional projects and initiatives.
  • The development and writing of program/project briefs, executive briefs and procedures; and
  • Update and coordinate file management for project documentation and supporting information to support responsible officers
MANDATORY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Experience managing government programs and projects
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in government writing e.g. briefs, submissions and reports
  • Experience with building and maintaining relationships and negotiating outcomes
  • An ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workloads
  • Adaptability, resilience and flexibility in the face of changing priorities
  • Mature judgement and professionalism
 
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.