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Project Officer job availability

  • Our Government client is seeking a Project Officer for a three months contract to provide essential support to a variety of projects and work with the Project Manager and other project team members to achieve the respective project's goals.

    • Three months Contract
    • Geelong Location

    Position Purpose

    • The Project Officer will provide essential support to a variety of projects. You will work with the Project Manager and other project team members to achieve the respective project's goals.
    • As a project officer you will provide administrative and technical skills to support your respective project.
    • Maintaining crucial project documents which track project progress. This may include reporting dashboards, assisting business case preparation, maintaining registers and action item logs.
    • An understanding of how to identify and capture risks and issues, the difference between a risk and an issue and what treatments can be applied to an identified risk. You will record identified risks and issues in a register/log and manage on a regular basis with the project manager.
    • Maintain the project schedule, monitoring deadlines for each project task and reporting any identified and/or potential delays to the Project Manager
    • Organise meetings, create minutes from meetings, and prepare regular email correspondence and preparing formal communication regarding the project.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Thorough familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and project scheduling computer applications
    • Familiarity with a project scheduling tool, ideally MS-Project
    • Candidates who have worked with a Project methodology, either Prince2, PMI, Agile
    • Candidates undertaking study in Project Management either tertiary or industry certification highly desirable
    • Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently,
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure, trouble-shoot, and to meet short- and long-term deadlines
    • Demonstrated experience in budget and financial management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent critical and creative thinking and analytical skills
    • Knowledge or desire to learn formal project management techniques.

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