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APS 5 Project Officers – State Relations
Ref. MFST14052019

  • 12 month contract to June 2020
  • Geelong Based
  • $45.74 p/h + 9.5% Super

    Our Federal Government client, based in Geelong, is seeking 3 experienced Project Officers to join their State Relations team at the APS5 level.

    This is a key role in supporting the Branch in managing key relationships with jurisdictions. The work will be varied, fast-paced, and highly valued.

    The Project Officer will provide high level support to management and senior executive, and will be required to:

  • Develop and/or coordinate briefing material to support Executive attendance at intergovernmental and trilateral forums.
  • Develop and support relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve objectives, and anticipate and respond to stakeholder needs and expectations.
  • Build governance-related capability across the Agency by engaging and working with subject matter experts, implementing processes and tools, and undertaking continuous quality improvement of existing practices and processes.
  • Proactively develop and manage planning and timeframes for attendance at meetings.
  • Maintain the register of actions and risks arising from trilateral forums and prepare progress reports for the senior executive.
  • Critically analyse information from a variety of sources to identify and monitor emerging themes and issues.
  • Monitor and record issues and concerns raised by States and Territories to assist with Agency briefing and relationship management.
  • Take the initiative to progress work to meet business objectives, provide advice and guidance on more complex issues.

    Ideally the successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience writing for Government.
  • Understanding of the governance arrangements for the NDIS and the Agency’s responsibilities and involvement in intergovernmental and trilateral forums.
  • Have excellent leadership qualities in connecting with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with others to deliver on the objectives of the Agency and for building strong links between State and Territory Governments and the NDIA.
  • Be highly organised in coordinating and monitoring projects, reporting progress against actions and escalating identified risks.

    SOS Recruitment is committed to the principles of workplace diversity and equity in employment and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, women, people with family responsibilities, people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and LGBTIQ people.

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