Project Support Officer (PSO) – Team Lead

Our government client is seeking a Project Support Officer (PSO) – Team Lead. As a Team Lead, you will:
  • Supervise a team Project Support Officers in an environment driven and measured by performance targets.
  • Work closely with Project Managers to identify what current and future supports are required to make progress on Key Agency Projects.
As the team leader you may lead, coach and share your expertise and technical knowledge with your PSO team and across the agency. At this level you will think laterally, be innovative and contribute to business improvement strategies, seeking to support best practice Project Management. You may handle complex and sensitive performance management conversations with your PSO Team
You will also work in a project support capacity, working with the Project Manager and other project team members to achieve the respective project’s goals.
Responsibilities required will include (but may not be limited to):
  • As a PSO Team Lead you will manage, coach and support to your PSO Team.
  • Provide supervision and leadership as a team leader to achieve outcomes on Agency Projects and Programs.
  • Promote workplace practices consistent with agency policy and in accordance with Australian Public Service values and leadership behaviours. You will establish a community of practice within the PSO team and promote continuous improvement and best practice.
  • Liaise and work cooperatively with stakeholders including PMO Branch Manager and Senior Project Staff to ensure successful resource allocation and performance
  • Ensure PSO Team understands and is operating within the PEF and Ensure high quality record keeping of project artefacts.
  • As a PSO you will also complete the following tasks for your respective project.
  • Maintaining crucial project documents which track project progress. This may include reporting dashboards, assisting business case preparation, maintaining registers and action item logs.
  • An understanding of how to identify and capture risks and issues, the difference between a risk and an issue and what treatments can be applied to an identified risk. You will record identified risks and issues in a register/log and manage on a regular basis with the project manager.
  • Maintain the project schedule, monitoring deadlines for each project task and reporting any identified and/or potential delays to the Project Manager
  • Organise meetings, create minutes from meetings, prepare regular email correspondence and preparing formal communication regarding the project.

Role based Geelong
Interested? If you have the skills and motivation we are looking for, please Apply Now. For more information, please contact Ronaldo Nicdao on 03 8319 7800 or via email ronaldo.nicdao @
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