project officer - government in Melbourne

dylan rostron, randstad
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AU$ 40.00 - AU$ 55.00 per hour
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melbourne, victoria
government & defence
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working hours
AU$ 40.00 - AU$ 55.00 per hour
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dylan rostron, randstad
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job description

The Role:

A State Government department currently has need of a project officer to support a major project.
The Project Officer will provide high level project support to the Senior Project Manager and the project team.
The Successful applicant will play a key role in ensuring that project deliverables, outcomes and plans are implemented effectively, working in consultation with project staff and key stakeholders.

What you need:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Public Sector
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare briefs, letters, emails and reports using clear and concise language, appropriate for the target audience
  • Administration and briefing experience
  • Project support experience in a government setting.
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills.

This role is a contractor role in an exciting and interesting area of government with a quickly changing environment.
A successful candidate will be able to work autonomously and be self motivated and able to make quick decisive decisions independantly.

How to apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button below. Your application must include a cover letter and separate resume (MS Word compatible). For further information about the role, please refer to the attached position description and capability framework documents. If you have any questions specific to the role, please email

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.


Project officer administrator


Qualification (or working towards) in Business Administration, Project Management or similar highly desired.


General Duties Include:
Maintain, file and circulate up-to-date project information in online, digital and hard copy formats
Provide high-level administrative support to the Manager, and work effectively in the team to reach milestones
Initiate, develop and maintain robust stakeholder relationships and communication channels.
Assist with systems to ensure responsiveness to project needs.

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School