Project officer - APS 5

As a Project Officer – APS 5 you will assist the Insurance Support team to successfully deliver on its program objectives. This will include providing technical advice and support in relation to program and project management. This is a 12 month contract  based in Geelong.

Position duties are:

  • Monitor and review program and project activities against plans.
  • Provide advice and support on established technical, operational, professional and/or administrative activities, procedures, practices and program/project objectives.
  • Work within an agreed Agency program management framework, maintaining project plans, schedules, risks and issues logs and performance reports, to ensure integrity of the Insurance Support Program
  • Build and establish collaborative relationships with National Office work groups, regions, and external stakeholders to support effective communications.
  • Assist in developing innovative solutions to issues affecting delivery of the program.
  • Demonstrates an ability to build and sustain relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Takes personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing projects.
  • Provides impartial, evidence based advice
  • Maintains momentum and sustains effort.
  • Has well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Embraces a rapidly changing environment. Contemporary attitude to disability
  • Positive contemporary attitudes to people with disability
  • Understanding and knowledge of disability, and its impact on individuals Systems
  • Competency with IT systems including Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project. Communication
  • Adaptable communication and interpersonal skills
  • Has experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders Collaboration
  • Ability to work within and across teams and adapt quickly to a changing environment. Service Orientation
  • Commitment to achieving positive outcomes for participants and the Scheme
  • 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
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse complex information and make decisions
  • Judgment and decision making within delegated limits in relation to accountability of funds and interactions with individuals and communities.
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
Melbourne (Victoria)