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Project Officer

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  • Sector:

    Government General

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  • Salary:

    $550-750 daily + super

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  • Contact phone:

    0449 790 116

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 month contract

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An exceptional opportunity to join a renowned Australian Federal Government agency as a Project Officer to support a major nation-wide initiative, to help prevent and reduce incidents of abuse and neglect of healthcare services subsidised by the Australian Government.

Purpose of position:     

  • The primary objective of the SIRS Project Risk and Controls role is to take responsibility for effective risk and issue management that contributes to the achievement of the program’s objectives and benefits.
  • This role assists and support the delivery of project objectives to ensure business outcomes and values are met.
  • The role will also adhere to the business’s prescribed delivery methodology, governance, and risk management frameworks
  • The position has key accountability in fulfilling these key functions:
    • Risk, Issues and Control Practices
    • Risk, Issues and Control Strategies
    • Risk Culture
    • Governance and Compliance
    • Reporting
    • Financial Management
    • Coordination and Project Support
    • Coaching, Mentoring and Stakeholder Management
About you
  • Experience in healthcare services or regulatory environment is highly regarded
  • Experience in complex project environment with multi-disciplinary projects including IT
  • Experience in application of project methodologies in project environment
  • Experience with Prince2 Agile, Scrum Methodology; Stand-ups, Kanban boards
  • Demonstrated 3-4 years' experience in program/project risk and issues management, operational risk advisory or compliance
  • Demonstrated experience in influencing senior business leadership teams, strategic thinking and prioritisation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable industry risk and issue frameworks
  • Highly organised with an attention to detail
  • Demonstrated highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and ability to multi task
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision and as a team player
  • Relevant industry and other professional qualifications (desirable)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) to an advanced level
  • Proficient in utilising Visio and MS Project
  • Must have full working rights; Australian Citizenship is highly regarded as a Baseline Security Clearance may be required.
If you would like to apply for this opportunity please APPLY ASAP as we are currently shortlisting candidates. For further information reach out to or call 0449 790 116. 

Ronny Thai

Government Account Manager (Category H)
Number: 0449 790 116
Suite 1.15, 98 Gloucester Street,
The Rocks, Sydney NSW, 2000 Australia

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“We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate based on disability.”
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE for this role. Australian PR or Citizenship is required.