Project Support Officer

$81,407 - $86,168 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 10 Jun, 2021
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 July 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $81,407 - $86,168 plus superannuation
Position No: 38759
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 June 2021
Contact Officer: Andrew Burnet on or 0430 170 800

Details: As a Project Support Officer, you will be required to support the Project Managers and the project delivery team, in a wide range of ACT Education Directorate’s Infrastructure and Capital Works projects, requiring the delivery of ICT equipment and services. This will include liaison with Digital, Data and Technology Solutions technical teams, key Directorate stakeholders and vendors as required.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple items of work, deliver to competing deadlines, and achieve results in a busy, small team environment with limited supervision. The role is part of a multi-disciplinary team within Digital, Data and Technology Solutions, Strategic Business Branch, Portfolio Delivery – Education Program.

You will be the go to person for our procurement activities. You will be the team champion for understanding which processes to follow for different procurement levels, and keep up-to-date with any changes to the processes. You will need to be highly organised and keep an up-to-date record of all in flight procurement activities so that the team are aware of where each procurement is at, and proactively follow up with vendors and internal teams for relevant documentation and approvals.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Hold a current CMTEDD issued Personnel Vetting Program certificate or ability to obtain and maintain a certificate/clearance is mandatory.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -
  • Possession of Construction Industry White Card or the ability to obtain one is required.
  • Relevant formal qualifications in a recognised project management discipline or equivalent experience would be highly desirable.
  • ACT Government procurement experience is highly desirable.

How to Apply:

In two pages or less tell us:

  • Why you want the role.
  • What you would bring to the role.
  • What you would get out of it.
  • About an achievement that you are most proud of.
    A current curriculum vitae.
  • Two referees with a thorough knowledge of your work performance. Please ensure that one of the referees is your current or
  • immediate past supervisor. You should also be aware you may be asked to provide further referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

02 Jul, 2021