Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer

Job Title: Project Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-11-11
Reference: V-40276
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2021 11:59

Job Description

 The Role:
The Project Support Officer support the Project Coordinator and Project Manager. They monitor project schedules and budgets, prepare progress reports, and liaise with key stakeholders.
Project Support Officers undertake procedural, administrative or operational tasks to support the delivery of the agency’s projects. Working under the support and general direction of senior staff, their responsibilities include assisting with research and analysis, drafting project documentation and providing general administrative support to project related activities.
Key Duties: 
    • assist and support senior staff with the coordination of straightforward processes;
    • support the development and management of project plans and schedules in accordance with the agency’s project management framework;
    • contribute to strategic planning and continuous improvements;
    • provide advice, procedural guidance and administrative support to staff and stakeholders;
    • assist with research and analysis on relevant project activities;
    • assist and support regular project reporting including status updates and exception reports;
    • assist in drafting project documentation for review by senior staff;
    • under supervision, assist with monitoring project budgets, reporting on expenditure and reconciling payments;
    • assist with the identification and treatment of risk;
    • build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships to support the delivery of projects;
    • represent the team or work area at meetings and forums; and
    • exercise delegations appropriate to role in accordance with legislation and guidelines.
Location and Contract Term: This is a Canberra based role. Contract till June 2023 with options to extend for a further 12 months
Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply. The ability to obtain and maintain a baseline security clearance is required.
How to Apply:
Applications close 17 November.
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 Mohammed 1300 944 936 for any further information