senior project officer in melbourne cbd

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melbourne cbd, victoria
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AU$ 60 per hour
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job description

Two exciting roles as Senior Project Officers within the Delivery Division have become available. These positions are based in a fast growing team within the Victorian State Government.

The team has a wide range of experience and skills, such as design and architecture specialists, stakeholder management experts and building/construction professionals. Success in the role will require a passionate and motivated individual. The department’s vision is to build prosperous, socially engaged, happy and healthy lives and to do so builds and delivers well equipped and developed facilities.

The Senior Project Officers will oversee multiple capital works projects such as building extensions, upgrades, refurbishments or greenfield projects. To be successful in the role as a Senior Project Officer, strong communication skills are required as well as the ability to solve problems and work under pressure. The department has specialised consultancies to manage the daily workload, therefore the Senior Project Officer will be required to manage the expectations of all involved stakeholders to meet deadlines and project budget.

Other key areas of responsibility include, but not limited are:

  • Assisting in the coordination of all aspects of project execution across the project lifecycle from feasibility through to project close to ensure expectations are understood and agreed, the program is maintained, key milestones are met, and that delivery, performance and financial strategies are achieved.
  • Assisting in the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships with diverse stakeholders in order to manage risks and resolve issues impacting project delivery.
  • Adhering to Victorian Government procurement processes in the delivery of projects.
  • Collaborating with internal and external teams and resources on a range of matters, such as planning, design, legal and communications.
  • Connecting insights from analysis into strategy development, investment advice and investment prioritisation processes

We are seeking applicants with a specific skillset and working experience, to include:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience (ideally 10 years) client side project management, construction project management and/or design delivery
  • Ability to deliver multiple projects concurrently to meet time, cost and quality requirements
  • Strong focus on stakeholder management and the capability to liaise with multiple clients
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills – the ability to independently put together complex reporting documents relating to project budget, delivery etc.
  • Ability to work autonomously within a team environment
  • A tertiary qualification in architecture, project management, engineering, construction management or similar coupled with relevant industry experience

If you are interested in applying for this position, meet the stipulated criteria, then we encourage you to apply with your resume below. To discuss the role or answer outstanding questions, please contact Dale Hallas on 03 9252 2154.

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 Management, building construction, project delivery, stakeholder management, end to end delivery


Bachelor in Architecture
Bachelor in Engineering
Bachelor in Construction Management
Bachelor in Project Management
Prince 2 or PMP or similar

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree