Program Support Officer

Program Support Officer

Job Title: Program Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-05-28
Reference: V-37515
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2020 14:49

Job Description

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Program Support Officer who has either worked in an information cyber security program or similar type of IT program.

As a Program Support Officer this role will provide vital assistance to the Program Manager. As one of the Program Manager’s key staff, the role will play an important part in program planning, risk and issue management and analysing information on the progress of the projects and the program.

As a Program support officer, ideally the candidate will need to  have a detailed background in project reporting and this will form a large part of the role. There are different types of reporting that extend over the program lifecycle.

Skills and Experience Required:

The Program Support Officer has the following accountabilities and will demonstrate experience in the following:

o Strong reporting skills

o Program information control, including maintaining the ‘source of truth’ for data and acting as a central point for status updates, figures, actions or issues for the Program.

o Co-ordination of issues, risks, change control, and o Ensure all work is performed using best practice. Follow all outlined methods, standards and procedures to ensure the support provided is in line with what is required.

o Work under direction from the Program Manager and other staff in the leadership cohort, while exercising a high degree of independence in terms of delivering on work items and undertaking all work in a proactive manner.

o Undertake ad hoc tasks as required, such as (but not limited to) arranging meetings, setting agendas, following up action items, scheduling team events and organising travel.

Location and Contract Term: Canberra based role. 12 month contract.

Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply for this role.

How to Apply:

Applications close 4 June.

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 Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information