project officer aps 6 in Sydney CBD

demi mcallan, randstad
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AU$ 45.00 - AU$ 57.00 per hour
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sydney cbd, new south wales
government & defence
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AU$ 45.00 - AU$ 57.00 per hour
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demi mcallan, randstad
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The Opportunity:

This vacancy for an APS 6 Project Officer is:

  • a long term temp opportunity from April 2019 to June 2020.
  • based on Elizabeth Street, just a 1 minute walk from Central station in Sydney CBD.
  • working in a large and growing Federal Government Agency.
  • paying between $48 – 57ph + super.

The Division:

The position is based in the Insurance Support program which aims to improve the consistency and equity of decision-making for the agencies applicants/participants, drive the adoption of insurance principles across the Agency, and provide greater certainty over Scheme costs.

It comprises an integrated set of projects, focused on equitable access and budgeting, long-term participant outcomes, and embedding a positive investment approach in the Agency’s culture.

Aim of the Role:

To plan, document and oversee all aspects of the Insurance Support program, including monitoring and managing progress reporting. Working closely with the Project Manager and staff to ensure that the scope/direction of each project, and stream of work within the program, is on schedule & managed effectively.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the Project Manager in project scoping, development, implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Leading the project team in working within the Agency program management framework
  • Developing and maintaining project artefacts, including the project management plan, project schedules and performance reports
  • Providing oversight of project activities to ensure that deliverables remain on schedule
  • Building and manage collaborative relationships with National Office work groups, regions, and external stakeholders to support effective project management.

The Project Officer will engage with a variety of stakeholders in order to progress and achieve program and/or project outcomes.


  • You MUST be an Australian Citizen – only
  • You MUST complete/clear a national police check prior to starting - (hence likely start date of April 2020).
  • You must have at least 2 years experience in a similar role performing similar duties.
  • You would ideally have experience working in State or Federal govt.

Apply now:

Don’t miss out, if you are interested and you match the criteria above please apply now using your resume in a Word doc (not PDF). All questions will be answered if you are successful to the shortlisting stage.

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.


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educational requirements

Secondary School/High School