Project Officer

Project Officer

Job Title: Project Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-01-22 00:00:00
Reference: V-38440
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2021 17:13

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is looking for an experienced Project Officer (APS 6 equivalent) who will be responsible for providing input into strategy, policies and reforms within one of their branches.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Under limited direction, support the implementation of regulatory changes for the broader medical device reforms
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of regulatory reforms including development of: policy documents for review and publication; consultation papers and analysis of results; and guidance material for industry.
  • Respond to specific and complex email and phone enquiries from internal and external stakeholders 
  • Research and write reports on specified areas of medical device software products e.g. clinical decision support software.
  • Maintain key strategic relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, providing timely, quality and accurate advice on issues relating to medical device regulation and interpretation of legislation and guidelines
  • Contribute own expertise by providing technical input in preparation of ministerial briefs and involvement in other parliamentary support work as required. 
  • Assist in strategic planning, program and project management and/or policy development for the work area 
  • Prepare procedural or technical manuals and guidelines for clearance by senior employees
  • Assist in strategic planning, program and project management and/or policy development for the work area
Mandatory Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in computer science, software engineering or related area; and
  • Experience in a commercial or government IT software development environment
Position Capabilities:
  •  Sound judgment, attention to detail and organisational skills and ability to take responsibility for work, prioritising tasks and producing quality outputs to meet tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to produce work requiring little or no revision before finalisation 
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with stakeholders (both internal and external) and demonstrated ability to translate technical information for others using appropriate, unambiguous language
  • Maintains a flexible attitude, understanding that priorities may change without notice and able to focus on new priorities in accordance with the strategic direction
  • The ability to understand detailed technical information and regulatory principles and summarise concisely at a high level
  • The ability to understand principles and identify potential risks or issues that relate to safety and performance.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Architecture, design, validation or project management of software builds would be highly regarded
  • Experience in commercial or medical software development
  • Experience in auditing or reviewing IT systems or products
Location:  Canberra

Contract Term: 12 month contract 

Security Requirements: Must be an Australian Citizen.


How to Apply:

Applications close Thursday, 28 January 2021

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.

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