aps 5 project officer in canberra cbd

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canberra cbd, australian capital territory
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government & defence
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job description

One of our well respected clients is looking for a proactive and experienced Project Officer at the APS 5 level. This role is being offered for a 9 month contract and they would like someone to start ASAP. Our client is at the forefront of bringing together health and research initiatives on a national level to raise the standards of public health throughout Australia.

Your role:

Under limited direction the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Develop and deliver funding schemes, including the preparation of high quality documentation and procedures.
  • Support the assessment process for grant applications, including utilising the functionality within the Research Grants Management System (RGMS), MS Word and Excel.
  • Communicate and negotiate with a broad range of external stakeholders that participate in peer reviews.
  • Provide secretariat support to assessment panels throughout the peer review process.
  • Provide support for the development of funding recommendations.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Strategic thinking by supporting a shared purpose, applying judgement, maximising work linkages and contributing to planning and decision-making.
  • Results, by taking responsibility for managing performance, using team and individual resources wisely, and adapting to, supporting and managing change.
  • Productive working relationships both internally and externally, and promote and share learnings.
  • Personal drive and integrity by behaving professionally, showing resilience and committing to action.
  • Clear, concise and persuasive negotiation skills.
  • Application and building of appropriate knowledge, skills and experience.

Experience in public sector policy development or program implementation would be an advantage.

If you would like to apply for this role please click on the APPLY NOW button. Alternatively, if you would like a confidential conversation about the role please feel free to call Chehak on 6132 3832. If you know someone who would be suitable for this role, please don't hesitate to let them know.

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 APS 5 Project Officer needed


No qualifications required

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School