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APS5/6 Program and Support Officers

Web Ref: CS200522-ACT

Contract until 31/12/2022 | Possibility of Extension | Commence Immediately | Canberra Location | $53.21 – $66.41 per hour plus 10% superannuation | Multiple Positions Available

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking experienced Program and Support Officers to join their team at the APS5/6 level. Within this role you will be responsible for undertaking a range of program research, analysis, reporting, implementation and administrative activities to support the development, delivery of programs, in line with established project plans and objectives.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting Senate estimates briefs, assisting with collation of evidence, development of incoming Government briefs.
  • Assist with maintaining appropriate levels of record keeping
  • Assist with preparation of briefing documents, briefing packages, corporate and project reporting and workshop documentation to demonstrate program outcomes to internal and external stakeholders, the executive and the Ministers Office.
  • Assist with coordination of assigned action items and papers required to support the Program governance boards
  • Working both autonomously and as a member of a team.
  • Meeting milestones and deadlines while managing conflicting priorities and tight timeframes.
  • Management of the scope of projects ensuring that we understand, follow and adhere to our mandate/authority.
  • Finance management, program budget, resourcing (incl recruitment), time sheeting, software contract payments.
  • Translating business requirements from the needs of staff for internal systems to the needs of veterans and their families

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to self-prioritise workloads
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office
  • Familiarity with Sharepoint and TRIM is desirable
  • Experience working within a project management framework or utilising organisational skills to achieve an outcome is desirable
  • Experience working with limited supervision within a team environment is desirable

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

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.

EL1 Project Manager

Web Ref: CS2052022-ACT

12-month contract | Possibility of Extension | Commence Immediately | Canberra Location | $69.67 – $79.46 per hour plus 10% superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join their team at the EL1 level. Within this role you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific projects for an organization while ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Experience in managing and undertaking program and project level activities including preparing Project Management artefacts.
  • Experience leading and providing secretariat services for various Committees and forums and the ability to organise and manage weekly and fortnightly reporting and coordination activities.
  • Experience in producing high quality documents, preparation/organisation and prompt resolution of issues relating to those committees, and actively ensuring actions are completed to a high
  • Experience preparing and maintaining a robust reporting framework to be able to provide high quality responses about the status of individual projects, multiple legislative packages, and several strategic plans/ and reviews.
  • Experience with preparing briefs, PowerPoint presentations and drafting reports
  • Experience organising and managing meetings, conference and workshops
  • Providing quality control over coordination, governance, reporting frameworks, and the
  • written work produced for the Medical Devices Program reform work.
  • Managing contracts for consultants to deliver discrete pieces of work, ensuring value for
  • Money and delivery of work to a high standard.
  • Experience working with project leads to build capability in project management, including planning, objective setting, timeline management, and risk identification and mitigation.
  • Continuously improving the quality of all the above and utilising various reports to complete other work
  • Experience in managing multiple tasks and requests with limited lead times.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and contributed to the team and program objective in a professional manner

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Secretariat
  • Project Planning and management
  • Analysis and critical thinking
  • Writing for the appropriate audience (and Government)
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance and undertake research
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly acquire knowledge of medical device regulation
  • Able to build and maintain relationships across a range of stakeholders
  • Experienced in government processes and policy writing/development
  • Administration and coordination
  • An AFP National Police Certificate which is no greater than 12 months old is required

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

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.

APS6/EL1 Finance Officer

12-month contract | Possibility of Extension | Commence July 2022 | Canberra Location | NV1 Clearance Required | $57.02 – $96.88 per hour plus 10% superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Finance Officer to join their team at the APS6 or EL1 level. Within this role you will be responsible for managing the financial reporting requirements of the Program. The position will sit within the Program PMO and support the financial reporting requirements of the program. The role may also broadly manage the Program project team’s financials as required.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with senior executives to develop and mature governance structures
  • Liaise with the internal audit team to develop and monitor the financial controls framework and to facilitate audit assurance reviews
  • Prepare Program Financial Reporting, Program closure reports and other reports as requested, including across individual projects
  • Provide project liaison for scheduling and delivery assurance
  • Liaise with the internal budget team to confirm funding requirements and reporting
  • Develop and implement finance reporting plans, strategies and other deliverables
  • Prepare finance reports and correspondence and report outcomes to Program / Project Boards
  • Liaise with and provide advice and respond appropriately to stakeholders on matters that relate to project financial reporting requirements
  • Develop and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with stakeholders including to assist with transition to operations
  • Perform other program management and finance related tasks as requested.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Systems Applications; Word, Excel, SAP, Outlook and administrative skills
  • Financial management experience, including qualifications such as CPA or CA would be an advantage
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership of assigned tasks and to see jobs through to completion
  • Demonstrated capability producing high-quality, succinct high-level financial reports in short timeframes and to a high standard
  • Ability to prioritise and complete tasks according to importance and urgency, responsive to changes in requirements and assists with the delivery of high-quality policy outcomes, managing conflicting priorities and tight timeframes
  • A strategic thinker with strong consultation and liaison skills, ability to actively and collaboratively engage with and work with a range of stakeholders to ensure different perspectives are considered when generating and responding to policy
  • Collaborative, solutions-based approach
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • Experience researching, analysing and developing policy is desirable, demonstrated analytical skills, identifying and analysing issues to develop quality options / strategies
  • Asset capitalisation experience
  • NV1 (minimum with the ability to obtain a security clearance to NV2) or NV2 Australian Government clearance mandatory.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

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.

EL1 Senior Policy Officer

Web Ref: JA19052022-ACT

12-month contract with Possible Extension | Commence Immediately | Canberra Location | Potential Remote Working Opportunities | $71.98 – $77.42 Per Hour plus 10% Superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Senior Policy Officer to join their team at the EL1 level. Within this role you will be responsible for details analysis of issues and implementation options, regular stakeholder engagement, and ongoing policy development, planning, briefing and reporting.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Playing a lead role within the team, to develop and coordinate the department’s appropriate response to Inquiry recommendations, and/or functions
  • Contributing policy advice and/or knowledge to assist the development of appropriate policy for consideration by the Minister, including:
    • developing, evaluating and costing alternative scenarios
    • preparing requests for legal advice, liaising with legal teams, dealing with complex legal matters and legislation
    • researching, interpreting and applying complex legislation and related policy or procedural frameworks
  • Managing internal and external stakeholder relationships and co-ordinating between different stakeholder groups, including government and industry groups, and managing consultancies
  • Contributing to the leadership and management of the team and contribute to Division Outcomes.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven high-level capacity to research, analyse and synthesise material from a range of sources
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the proven ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to a range of audiences in a range of styles
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills and ability to develop and foster productive working relationships across a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capacity to apply sound judgement and problem-solving skills, including identifying risks and sensitivities, to develop sound policy and implementation options
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results as part of a small team, in a fast-paced and complex environment with minimal supervision, in a manner that is accountable, transparent and collaborative
  • Demonstrated understanding of policies, legislation and/or frameworks or the ability to rapidly acquire such understanding
  • Quantitative data skills, including the ability to identify trends and issues in data to support scenario analysis
  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, law, or public policy

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate holding or having the ability to obtain a Baseline Australian Government security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

APS2 Data Entry Officer

Web Ref: RC17052022-VIC

6-month contract with possibility for extension | Melbourne Location | Multiple Positions Available | Commence Immediately | $32.08 per hour plus 10% superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking experienced Data Entry Officers to join their team at the APS2 level. Within this role, you will provide assistance and perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks in support of issuance of documentation, including data verification.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management and distribution of high volume of mail and correspondence.
  • Perform high speed and accurate data entry, document preparation, scanning, personalisation, crop, document/photo exceptions re-work.
  • Perform data verification of paper-based applications to online forms.
  • Analyse paper-based passport applications to online forms.
  • Provide various administrative support in relation to and prior to the issue of documents, with guidance as required.
  • Assist in the document production workflow, i.e.: ensure data quality prior to the issue the documents.
  • Undertake Quality Assurance of document application forms prior to printing documents.
  • Undertake processing tasks and operate the document printer and laminate machines.
  • Meet deadlines, required work outputs and performance expectations in line with the organisations Performance Frameworks.
  • Apply attention to detail, accuracy and produce high quality work in line with the organisations Quality thresholds.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to apply attention to detail, accuracy and produce high quality work in line with the department quality thresholds.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and multi-task.
  • Develop knowledge of the document legalisation process and relevant international legal conventions.
  • Demonstrate a high level of relevant computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to input data entry at an effective and efficient speed.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

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.

APS4 Project Officer

Web Ref: AM18052022-MULTI

6-month contract | Possibility of Extension | Commence Immediately | Sydney and Hobart Location | Baseline Clearance Preferred | $45.39 per hour plus 10% superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Project Officer at the APS4 level to join their team. Within this role you will assist in providing administrative support to the department’s key business projects.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining and updating project issues registers
  • Drafting project plan progress report updates
  • Data reporting using excel (PIVOT tables and VLOOKUPS)
  • Drafting and editing papers and other Branch materials such as standard operating procedures
  • Secretariat support to working groups and governance meetings and organising and scheduling meetings
  • Maintaining and updating SharePoint pages and library of Branch resources
  • Developing process maps, templates and presentations
  • Monitoring team and stakeholder progress against project tasks
  • Outlook mailbox management
  • Records management using ARC system

 

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • A self-starter with ‘can do’ attitude who is highly organised and can manage self with limited direction in a virtual work environment
  • Demonstrates flexibility and copes effectively with day-to-day work changes and shifting priorities
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members and stakeholders
  • Communicates clearly by presenting messages confidently and succinctly both orally and in writing
  • Takes responsibility for accurate and completion of work within timeframes and quality requirements
  • Preference will be given to those who hold a Baseline Security Clearance
  • Having intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint as well as MS Teams is highly desirable

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

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.

Finance Transformation Change Management Lead

Web Ref: JA17052022-ACT

12 Month Contract with Possible Extension | Canberra Location | Competitive Pay Rate Dependent on Experience

OVERVIEW

Our Not-for-Profit client is currently seeking an experienced Finance Transformation Change Management Lead to join the team. Our client is currently undergoing a period of transformational change across many areas of the business. Within this role you will enable successful change and engagement across the clients portfolio including back office operations and frontline staff.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
  • Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.
  • Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders.
  • Provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs.
  • Complete change management assessments
  • Identify, analyse and prepare risk mitigation tactics
  • Identify and manage anticipated resistance
  • Consult and coach project teams
  • Support and engage senior leaders
  • Coach managers and supervisors
  • Integrate change management activities into project plan
  • Evaluate and ensure user readiness
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Track and report issues
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress
  • Support change management at the organisational level
  • Manage the change portfolio

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Forward looking with a holistic approach
  • Organised with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organisation
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Experience with large-scale organisational change efforts
  • Desirable Qualifications: Diploma or similar certification in managing Strategic and Organisational Change, PROSCI or similar tertiary qualification.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be at least an Australian Permanent Resident at time of application.

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.

APS5 Procurement Officer

Web Ref: RC17052022-ACT

6-month non-ongoing contract | Possibility of Extension | Commence Immediately | Canberra Location | Baseline Clearance Required | $49.29 – $52.69 per hour plus 10% superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Procurement Officer at APS5 level. Within this role you will work closely with the Assistant Manager of the procurement function and other staff across the division to co-ordinate and deliver procurement and contract management (variation) activities from inception to completion.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide delivery support to both routine and complex procurement processes where a clear scope is provided to support the activity and evaluation is managed by the requesting business unit
  • Assist in the preparation of a range of documentation, with a clear focus on attention to detail, quality and timely completion of tasking, including:
  • Assisting with the dissemination, co-ordination and collation of tender documentation in close collaboration with the responsible business unit
  • Responding to questions from vendors during the response period by liaising with internal stakeholders where required
  • Drafting work orders, change orders and other contract variations using mainly templated contract documents under whole-of-government panels
  • Provide periodic status reporting on procurement related activities to support workflow planning
  • Ensure knowledge of and compliance with legislative, financial and administrative frameworks (eg PGPA Act), government decision-making processes and agency guidelines and regulations
  • Provide other administrative support under the direction of the procurement lead

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Australian government procurement practice and a sound understanding of procurement related policies
  • The ability to interpret and apply legislation, policies and procedures in a procurement and
  • finance setting
  • The ability to work with independence, subject to limited direction against established priorities, practices, and methodologies to deliver quality outcomes
  • Commitment to achieving quality outcomes in a high-volume environment
  • Experience successfully working as a conduit between suppliers and senior management to achieve desired outcomes within established guidelines.
  • Experience in undertaking research, data analysis, financial analysis and project work within an ICT environment and/or procurement contracting environment.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, with a strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Hold a Baseline Security Clearance

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate holding a Baseline Australian Government security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

Admissions Clerk

Web Ref: KW17052022-ACT

2 Month Contract | Commence Immediately | Canberra Location | $28.00 – $39.41 per hour plus 10% superannuation | Multiple Positions Available | 5 Hour Shifts on a Rotating Roster

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking experienced Business Professionals/Admission Clerks to join their team. Within this role, you will assist patrons by providing directional support in a friendly and approachable manner. Please note shifts will be based on a five-hour shift, either between 8.00am to 1.00pm or 1.00pm to 6.00pm. You will be rostered on rotating shifts and may be required to work any day of the week, including Saturdays and Sundays.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting patrons with directional support as needed
  • Guiding patrons to the correct facilities as required

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • The ability to maintain a friendly and approachable attitude
  • The ability to stand for 5 hours or more as required
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be available for work between the hours of 8am and 6pm

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the ACT Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be at least a Permanent Resident at time of application.

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.

Data Analyst

Web Ref: JA1652022-MULTI

Contract until 30 June 2023 with Possible Extension | Multiple Locations Available | Pay Rate Dependent on Experience

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Data Analyst to join their team. Within this role you will engage with business experts to deliver data and analytics solutions that improve decision making across the department’s diverse and interesting portfolio, which includes environment, resource management, biosecurity, trade, and other interesting fields.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver data and analytics projects using Agile approaches
  • Working with business to understand data requirements and issues
  • Organising data into usable formats
  • Assessing data quality and cleaning data
  • Delivering robust, user-focused data insights using Power BI, and other BI tools
  • Contribute to a collaborative, agile, curious analytic team
  • Establish productivity systems and processes – providing input into processes and systems (e.g. DevOps and Git) to manage work and share code
  • Innovative approaches, advocate for, and pioneer, novel approaches to delivering user-focused insights
  • Contribute experience and preferences to effective ways of delivering analytic projects

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong communication skills to engage with the business to understand data requirements and issues
  • Analysing data to find answers to business questions
  • Organising and cleansing data into usable formats
  • Work with ICT and Business Systems teams to define/confirm requirements
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (in business analysis, computer science, science) or comparable industry experience
  • Experience in Azure solutions for data analytics is desirable
  • Experience in Azure DevOps for managing work activities is desirable
  • Experience in Power BI is desirable
  • Experience in Statistical analysis skills is desirable

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service. This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate holding or having the ability to obtain a Baseline security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

Business Analyst

Web Ref: JA16052022-MULTI

Contract until 30 June 2023 with Possible Extension | Multiple Locations Available | Pay Rate Dependent on Experience

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join their team. Within this role you will engage with business experts to deliver data and analytics solutions that improve decision making across the department’s diverse and interesting portfolio, which includes environment, resource management, biosecurity, trade, and other interesting fields.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver data and analytics projects using Agile approaches
  • Working with business to understand data requirements and issues
  • Working with ICT and business systems teams to identify data and make data available for analysis
  • Delivering robust, user-focused data insights using Power BI, and other BI tools
  • Contribute to a collaborative, agile, curious analytic team
  • Establishing productivity systems and processes and providing input into processes and systems (e.g. DevOps and Git)
  • Contribute to innovative approaches, advocate for, and pioneer, novel approaches to delivering user-focused insights.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Active engagement with the business to understand data requirements and issues.
  • Assistance drafting business requirements and scoping material to suit business needs.
  • Assist with data analysis and investigation.
  • Work with ICT and Business Systems teams to confirm requirements, remediate issues and communicate with the business.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (in business analysis, computer science, science) or comparable industry experience.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps for managing work activities is desirable.
  • Experience with Power BI is desirable.
  • Have the ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service. This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate holding or having the ability to obtain a Baseline Australian Government security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

EL1 Assistant Director – Governance and Performance

Web Ref: JA12052022-MULTI

On-Going Position | Canberra and Sydney Location | $109,454 to $121,334pa plus 15.4% Superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Assistant Director to join their team at the EL1 level. Within this role you will be responsible for leading the delivery of governance, performance and accountability activities to ensure compliance with the department’s legislative obligations.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver annual performance reporting
  • Lead and oversee all internal audit activities including planning and implementation of recommendations
  • Lead and oversee Audit Committee activities including provision of papers, reports      and briefings
  • Manage Risk Management Framework, identify emerging risks and issues, consider their implications, and propose solutions
  • Independently and confidently provide significant and detailed advice on governance, accountability and performance issues
  • Maintain strategic awareness of Commonwealth policies and legislation that affect Finance, Procurement and Assurance Team’s products and
  • Assess the impact of changes in Commonwealth policy and initiating and contributing to appropriate
  • Educate personnel in correct decision-making practices
  • Completion of relevant administrative tasks
  • Engage in complex problem solving and issues management including coordination and completion of projects that impact on strategic, political, or operational outcomes
  • Manage staff as directed

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management and Fraud Control is highly desirable
  • Strong written and oral communications skills including the ability to tailor language and advice to different audiences and produce reports and advice on short notice
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to liaise with and support audit committees and management
  • Sound knowledge and experience in policy and procedure development, maintenance and assurance.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Commonwealth legislation and policies
  • Ability to deliver under pressure and meet
  • Tertiary qualifications in risk management, governance, fraud control, business continuity and/or Insurance, especially as they relate to public sector management is desirable
  • Membership of professional organisations involved in risk management or risk related activities, systems of internal control and/or performance reporting is desirable
  • Experience in use of general office software
  • Hold or maintain a Negative Vetting Level 1 Security Clearance
  • Must be an Australian citizen.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service. This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidates holding or having the obility to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

APS4 Executive Assistant

Web Ref: AM1052022-ACT

Contract until June 2023 with Possible Extension | Canberra Location | Baseline or Negative Vetting Level 1 Clearance Required | $45.65 – $49.83 Per Hour plus 10% Superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to join their team at the APS4 level. Within this role you will be responsible for managing the schedules and communications of key executives in their company.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage an Executive’s calendar and liaise with Departmental Executive Assistants and Staff Officers to coordinate meetings, attendance, room allocation, ICT needs and briefing requirements.
  • Forecast workload for the short (daily), medium (week) and longer term (one month out) to de-conflict commitments ahead of time.
  • Answer incoming phone calls to ensure they are answered in a timely manner.
  • Prepare reading material and meeting papers in consultation with the Staff Officer.
  • Manage service vehicles, including documentation, arranging cleaning and servicing.
  • Organise domestic and international travel.
  • Manage operating budget.
  • File correspondence.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Seek clarity and understand the reasons for decisions and recommendations and be able to explain to others how they are relevant to the work being undertaken.
  • Work collaboratively in a team-based environment actively participating in and contributing to information exchange and team objectives.
  • Perform moderately complex tasks and activities that support the delivery of procedural, administrative, financial and business support activities.
  • Holds a Negative Vetting Level 1 Clearance or Baseline Clearance.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate holding a Baseline Australian Government security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

Program and Administrative Support Officer

Web Ref: RC10052022-ACT

12 Month Contract with Possible Extension | Canberra Location | Remuneration Dependent on Experience

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Program and Administrative Support Officer to join their team. Within this role you will bring demonstrated experience and understanding of program management office processes, including the ability to provide general administrative support as well as assisting with secretariat support for governance meetings.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist and support program management by providing administration and secretariat functions.
  • Review and maintain program reporting arrangements including providing input into Ministerial and Executive briefings.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders on program matters.
  • Provide ongoing support including program and policy support and facilitating connections with departmental staff and other agencies.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate complex topics and produce complex reports and briefs.
  • Ability to consult and collaborate with teams across multiple agencies in order to contribute to positive outcomes for participants of the Digital Identity System.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining program/project artefacts, e.g., risk and issue logs and change control records.
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly and respond to changing priorities.
  • Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service. This is a security assessed position. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with successful candidate holding or having the ability to obtain a Baseline Australian Government security clearance and undergo other employment suitability checks.

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.

APS4 Shop Supervisor

Web Ref: AM552022-ACT

18 Month Fixed Term Contract | Canberra Location | Part Time – 30 Hours Per Week | $70,012pa (pro-rata) plus 15.4% Superannuation

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an experienced Shop Supervisor to join their team at the APS4 level. Within this role, you will be providing customer service and merchandiser skills to visitors, including school tours, and national and international tourists within a fast-paced environment.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of the Shop, including counter sales of all products and deal with the more complex enquiries from the public.
  • Supervise the productivity of the Shop team; including rostering, improving the quality of the customer service experience, building sales and improving profitability.
  • Work with sales management in preparing and achieving the shop sales targets.
  • Manage and strive for creativity in store merchandising, shop marketing and be responsible for maintaining appropriate stock levels.
  • Take responsibility for the accuracy of receipting and accounting for monies received, ensure balances, daily takings are accurate and oversee the reconciliation of discrepancies.
  • Take ownership and accountability for all aspects of inventory control including stock takes and loss prevention.
  • Perform the responsibilities of the emergency fire warden role.

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven understanding of the functions of a retail shop environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple computerised packages
  • Experience in leading a small team to achieve maximum productivity
  • Merchandising skills
  • Experience in customer sales and handling customer complaints
  • High level skills in enhancing customer experience in a retail environment

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

This opportunity is within the Australian Public Service.  In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.

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.

Procurement Officer

Web Ref: RC04052022-ACT

Contract until December 2022 with Possible Extension | Canberra Location | $57.00 – $65.00 Per Hour plus 10% Superannuation.

OVERVIEW

Our high-profile client is currently seeking an experienced Procurement Officer to join their team. Within this role you will be required to manage multiple panel procurements, complete relevant forms of engagement via panels which will require strong organisation and communication skills.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilise internal and external panel arrangements
  • Provide advice to staff in relation to procurement activities to ensure compliance with internal procedures and the Procurement Framework
  • Prioritise workloads to ensure deadlines can be met
  • Work with various stakeholders and suppliers in a collaborative manner when undertaking procurement activities and panel management
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and support all team objectives
  • Communicate openly, effectively, and respectfully with all staff, clients, and suppliers in the interests of good business practice, collaboration, and enhancement of CSIRO’s reputation
  • Analyse data and develop reports from contract data and identify areas of contract improvement, efficiencies, savings and opportunities to increase client satisfaction from contract reporting
  • Work as part of the team and support team objectives
  • Ensure risks and issues are escalated to the appropriate delegate in a timely manner
  • Account reconciliation and other contract maintenance if required

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Cooperates with others to achieve organisational objectives
  • Uses knowledge of other party’s priorities, and adapts presentations or discussions to appeal to the interests and level of the audience
  • Sets up and maintains effective and efficient work teams, and manages performance and resources, to achieve objectives
  • Investigates underlying issues of complex and ill-defined problems and develops appropriate response by adapting/creating and testing alternative solutions
  • Plans, sets, and works to meet challenging standards and goals for self and/or others. Recognises where endeavours will make the most impact or difference, decides on desired outcome and sets realistic goals to reach this target
  • Copes with ambiguity or situations that lack clarity. Adapts readily to changing circumstances and new responsibilities in the interests of achieving team objectives. Recognises the need for and undertakes personal development as a result of changes.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

To be eligible for this role you must have full working rights in Australia.

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.

Seeking Scribes

Web Ref: – LM13042022

Assignments will vary depending on client requirements | Vacancies Nationally | Hourly rates dependent on skills and experience

OVERVIEW

Our Federal Government clients are currently seeking experienced scribes to assist in their team operations at all levels up to Senior Executive Service. You will be engaged as a scribe to support selection panels, provide expert advice and produce high quality reports.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend panel interviews take detailed minutes
  • Produce high quality interview reports
  • Provide HR advice and general support
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct and report reference checks
  • Assist with recruitment processes as required

EXPERIENCE / REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated experience in scribing within Federal or State Government
  • Ability to be flexible with assignments
  • Ability to complete reports within a tight deadline
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrated disciplines within HR and or Recruitment is highly desirable but not essential

BENEFITS OF SCRIBING

  • A flexible schedule
  • Highly competitive hourly rates
  • Full support from a highly experienced team

IMPORTANT TO NOTE

Must be an Australia citizen and be willing to undergo ID Verification Check.

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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