38185, several

Senior Project Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 17 June 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 38185, several
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 June 2019
Contact Officer: Monica Kempster on monica.kempster@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 1513

Details: The Strategic Policy Division is seeking highly motivated Project Officers to join the Strategic Portfolio and Data Excellence team (SPaDE). SPaDE is responsible for the acquisition, analysis and distribution of the best-possible data to support the design of Community Services Directorate’s innovative, evidence-based decisions, policies and practices as well as improve its organisational planning, performance and accountability. The team provides strategic advice to the Executive and Ministers on performance and program issues related to human services portfolio issue. The team also manages coordinates and undertakes the preparation of complex project plans, policies and frameworks, executive briefings and high level correspondence. Successful candidates must have highly proficient writing skills, capable of bringing together multiple sources of data to create a compelling presentation, be adaptive to requests at short notice, and be able to support a team delivering in a dynamic fast paced environment. The role require engagement with other directorates in both a policy context and across the digital agenda of the ACT Government. The ACT Public Service 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, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future temporary and/or permanent opportunities over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Interested applicants are asked to send a copy of their Curriculum Vitae, contact details of two referees and a two-page statement addressing the Selection Criteria (including key examples).
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