Project Support Officer

First Grade Recruitment

Major Federal Government department seeks Project Support Officers experienced in working on large Federal Government ICT projects.

Location: Parkes, Canberra
Contract Length: 6 months with 2 x up to 12-month extension options
Estimated start date: 22/02/2021
Security Clearance: Ability to obtain Baseline Security Clearance at minimum

The Department is looking for Project Support Officers to provide diverse administrative and IT related project support tasks to specified projects aimed at modernizing the Department's IT landscape.

The successful candidate will:
a. Work with the project teams to administer and coordinate a range of activities and act as a point of contact for stakeholders to ensure clear timely and effective communication and coordination.
b. Build and maintain effective working relationships with technical professionals, team members and stakeholders.
c. Assist in the production of project status reports and artefacts throughout the project lifecycle to meet expected business outcomes, schedules, costs and quality criteria.
d. Identify and manage changes to projects in accordance with established processes and standards and manage information flows across projects.
e. Assist in the planning and delivery of projects using the department's project management frameworks and product development approaches e.g. Prince2, MSP and Agile.
f. Provide Secretariat support for Working Groups and Steering Committees.
g. Facilitate the successful adoption of project deliverables by business areas
h. Administration requests for project setup, roles and access; and
I. Perform any other reasonable duties as directed by the Project Manager.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and experience:
a. Experience working in large, complex ICT projects.
b. Experience working with Federal Government ICT initiatives.
c. Experience working in Agile environments.
d. Experience in managing project schedules, budgets, reporting requirements and delivery of project artefacts.

About First Grade Recruitment:

We are one of Australia's leading Indigenous owned and Supply Nation certified consultancies, with long-standing clients across Federal, State and Local Government, and the Private Sector. 

We're committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from people of all cultures and backgrounds.

We look forward to receiving your application!