Project Coordinator APS6

As an APS 6 Project Coordinator you will work within a Finance and Corporate Services team within a federal government agency. The coordinator will provide high quality service across multiple corporate programs and projects. This role has a strong emphasis on reporting and refining information for executives and a candidate with similar previous experience is preferable.

The position is located in Geelong , the standard hours of work will be 8:30am- 5:00pm. Contract end date 30 June 2020 with the possibility of extension, $51.50 per hour plus superannuation .

The successful candidate will work to support the leadership team in the implementation and tracking/reporting on of various projects. Critical to success will be the ability to work under general direction and multi-task in a busy and fast-paced environment.  

Duties Responsibilities include:

Developing a detailed work plan at a branch-level that defines and coordinates both the ongoing work program and a significant change and transformation agenda across procurement, corporate services and records management

Delivering initiatives within the branch, drafting and overseeing the implementation of project plans, coordinating resources and supporting budget management

 Providing research and analysis for development of key projects within the stream

 Managing projects to provide improvements and reviews on the effectiveness of service delivery within the business

Communicating to key stakeholders with timely advice for status updates and issues of projects  

Arranging and drafting various project-related documents such as status updates, reports, budgets 

Delivering high level advice and support to branch team members for implementation of project plans as required

Supporting the development of project management methodologies and process for the business

Developing accessible and relevant metrics, reporting and performance indicators that demonstrate the efficacy of the branch and its services including variations and the impact of the change agenda

Liaise with, and provide expert advice and support to, stakeholders in relation to agency policies, procedures, systems and documentation to ensure requirements are met

Work independently to meet work area priorities, manage workflows, provide input to the development of strategies, evaluating business outcomes while keeping key stakeholders informed of issues affecting policy and processes

Be accountable for accurate completion of work within tight time frames and quality requirements

Share expertise with others and work collaboratively to achieve business outcomes

Actively contribute to the development and on-going review of policies procedures and guidelines documents

Work to reduce instances of non-compliance and undertake process remediation across the branch


Positive contemporary attitudes to people with disability.

Understanding and knowledge of disability and its impact on individuals. Communication

Strong written communication  

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Strong stakeholder management skills Collaboration

Ability to work within and across teams and adapt quickly to a changing environment Leadership

Ability to provide a mentor role within the team 


Demonstrated project administration experience and the ability to deliver real outcomes

Understanding of project management methodology, framework and principles

Strong written communication and exposure to providing secretariat support to a leadership team

Be able to identify project risk and implement strategies to manage them

Proficiency with MS Office Suite including MS Project or similar systems  

Our client welcomes and encourages applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds.  

Entry Level checks will be required for all successful candidates and dependent on the role the appropriate working with children and/or vulnerable people checks may need to be undertaken as per State Legislation. 

Melbourne (Geelong)