Project Support and Administration Officer

Project Support and Administration Officer

Job Title: Project Support and Administration Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-12
Reference: V-36422
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2019 12:02

Job Description

Seeking a Project Officer to assist the Project Manager in managing one or more projects and in providing project and administrative support.

The Role:
The Project Officer will have experience in supporting key elements of the management projects, including support to project planning, project financial management, procurement activities and project risk management.
The role will also include a range of administrative functions supporting the Project Manager including, but not limited to supporting procurement functions, management of documentation and contractor management activities.
The role requires being able to operate effectively in the project environment with limited supervision.

Skills and Experience Required:

Essential Criteria:

The following education, qualifications and/or experience are essential:

• Past experience as a project team member or junior Project Manager, Strong interpersonal skills, Strong administrative skills, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Proficiency in MS Word and Excel

The following will be highly regarded:
• Industry certification as a Project Practitioner or Project Manager (eg: AIPM CPPP/CPPM), Training in a project management methodology (eg: PRINCE2)

Desirable criteria

Statement of Suitability:
  • Support the Project Manager in the management of one or more projects, undertaking a broad range of project support roles, as directed, Support a range of project activities, including financial management, contract management, risk management and stakeholder engagement.
  • Support project planning for elements of the project/s, Assisting in development of Project reporting, Providing administrative support in support of the project, Working as a member of the project team to achieve project outcomes.
Location and Contract Term:

The role is based Canberra with a 12 Month Contract with a Possible 3 x 12 Month contract extension.

Security Requirements:

Must be Australian Citizen. NV2 Security Clearance is Desirable or the ability to obtain.

How to Apply:

Applications close 25 July 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information