Senior Project Officer

Location: Geelong, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 8 days ago
Contact: John Cassisi
Reference: 184479_1526280488
  • 6 month contract
  • Geelong based
  • State project.

A Federal Government Agency undergoing a number of large projects has a requirement for Senior Project Officer.

Your role is to plan, budget, oversee and document aspects of a transition project including monitoring and managing progress reporting.

The role includes:

  • Have excellent leadership qualities in connecting with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the development of detailed project and implementation plans and adhere to a project management framework associated with risks, milestones, interdependencies and status reporting and review;
  • Be highly organised in coordinating and monitoring implementation projects, reporting progress and escalating identified risks.
  • Support the project scoping, development, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Manage the effective governance of the project and ensure appropriate evaluation of progress, quality outputs and escalation as necessary.
  • Complete status reporting for internal and external governance forums.
  • Develop project artefacts including formal briefs, reports, project plans and presentations to support project deliverables
  • Perform independent research and analysis to develop innovative solutions;

The successful candidate will have the following skills/Experience;

  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Experience in the service delivery of human services, and/or high level interpersonal and organisational skills are desirable.

The preferred start date is for the 11th June. For more information please call John Cassisi quoting reference :184479