DH4474 APS5 Project Support Officer

Posted 14 July 2022
Salary$50 - $55 per hour, Benefits: 12 Month Federal Government Opportunity in the Sydney CBD
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Other
ReferenceJO-2207-482548

Job description

  • Sydney CBD
  • 12 Month Contract with possibility of extension
  • $50-$55 per hour + Super
Our Federal Government Client is responsible for national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation, clinical quality, and safety. Their focus is on putting data and technology safely to work for patients, consumers and the healthcare professionals who look after them.

The Role:

The Project Support Officer provides direct support to the project team, and through consultation and stakeholder engagement, coordinates and contributes to the timely and accurate outcomes for the client. 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Acquire, maintain and apply a well-developed understanding of the legislative and the clients administrative policy frameworks, practices and procedures requirements in providing a high level of project administration, secretariat and business support.
  • Accountable for managing the workflow and enquiries for the project, coordinating competing requests and demands, setting priorities, seeking clarification, escalating sensitive issues and proposing solutions to be considered.
  • Assist, support and coordinate activities within the Division including, recruitment processes, expenditure against budget monitoring, work health and safety issues and IT requirements.
  • Responsible to be the conduit between the Director and Project Manager and other areas within the Division; coordinating and facilitating responses for assigned actions, providing timely reminders and informing the Director and Project Manager of progress.
  • Maintain and apply a well-developed understanding of the outcomes required, providing support for the preparation of meetings, including coordinating documentation, agendas, briefing notes, presentations, travel and venue arrangements.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on policy, project, administration or operational issues to ensure the relevant information is available to the project team when required.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Project Support Officer within a large organisation
  • Proven experience in using MS Office Suite, including Project, Visio, Microsoft Teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to engage with numerous stakeholders via several means, e.g. workshop facilitation
  • Proven Responsibility in coordinating meetings, agenda and minute preparation, and follow up on outstanding actions.
  • Project Administration experince is highly desirable. 
To Apply:

To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship.
If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 for more information.

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.