assistant director in Canberra

leanne alexander, randstad
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canberra, australian capital territory
government & defence
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Do you have sound program management experience at the APS6/EL1 level? If so, Randstad would like to hear from you today. We are looking for a successful Assistant Director to work within a small Federal Government team who is preparing for a transition to new contracting arrangements.

Your role will include:

  • Working collaboratively with business areas and stakeholders to ensure a smooth delivery of service
  • Assist in the implementation of a new operation model
  • Oversee financial management, ensuring appropriate financial controls
  • Assist with identifying opportunities for nationally consistent processes
  • Maintaining sound program management and administration processes

What you will bring to the role:

  • Solid team management skills and experience, with an ability to manage team workloads
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in program management including public sector contract management and financial management
  • Ability to positively respond to change, and drive for continuous improvement
  • Skilled at risk assessment and risk mitigation
  • Sound judgment with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Initiative and ability to effectively manage your workload to deliver competing priorities

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Randstad today by clicking on the “APPLY NOW” button and submitting your Microsoft Word version of your CV. If you know someone who may be interested please let them know. For a confidential chat about this role or any opportunities in the Federal Government contract space please call Leanne Alexander from the Randstad Government team on (02) 6132 3836.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Experienced Program Specialist required for Federal Government client


no qualification required

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School