APS 6 Program Support Officer

Location Canberra
Discipline Government
Job reference 174966
Salary AU$65.00 - AU$70.00 per hour + plus superannuation

We are now seeking for APS6 Program Support Officer for our large Federal Government client to commence initial 12 months contract with 12 months possible extension.

Please note, applicants are required to be an Australian Citizen and holds Minimum of NV1 and ability to get an NV2/ already NV2 is preferred

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling meetings within the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) and taking minutes during meetings and governance forums;
  • Providing governance support to the PMO secretariat, to develop and manage governance papers and agendas;
  • Keeping records and handling the documentation that projects produce, and entering the data needed to generate PMO reports;
  • Communicating across the office, projects, and project stakeholders with information requests, schedule updates, and reports;
  • Provide support to the senior staff in the office while managing competing priorities in line with the goals and objectives of the team;
  • Contribute to the preparation of a range of project-related documents for key stakeholders as required, including status updates, reports, budgets, and discussion papers to manage the flow of information;
  • Co-ordinating the flow of information between the PMO and its stakeholders and ensure that the PMO responsible mailboxes are maintained and co-ordinated in a timely manner.

Skills and Experience:

  • 2 years of previous project or PMO experience;
  • An understanding of project management principles including planning, monitoring, evaluation, and assurance;
  • Demonstrated competency in written and verbal communication skills and stakeholder engagement;
  • Demonstrated capacity to learn and acquire new digital skills and get the best out of existing software;
  • A positive solution and service delivery focused attitude, with attention to detail and ability to meet tight and multiple deadlines; and
  • Ability to work independently and within a small team by using initiative, demonstrating resourcefulness, and managing competing priorities.

Sahar Ghafoori

Recruitment Consultant - Public Sector

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