Senior Project Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 19 June 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 44218
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 June 2019
Contact Officer: Kate Thompson on kate.thompson@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5440

Details: The Asset Planning team is responsible for the strategic management of the public housing portfolio, in the context of the ACT Housing Strategy and the Public Housing Asset Management Strategy. It has four key functions: strategic portfolio management, design and project management, sales and acquisitions, and community engagement. The team leads Housing ACT’s decision-making on the retention, sale and redevelopment of existing properties, as well as the acquisition of land and property. It develops the annual capital program and procures and manages the design and development approval for all relevant projects. A key component of the design process is undertaking community and stakeholder engagement, as well as the necessary project, contract, risk and budget management. Portfolio and design related advice is provided to other business units and stakeholders both within Housing ACT and outside the organisation on matters affecting the public housing portfolio as well as individual properties. The Senior Project Officer is responsible for managing the design works for properties marked for redevelopment as part of the public housing growth and renewal program. It supports the Manager, Project Management and Engagement, by engaging and collaborating with architects and other external stakeholders to provide safe and affordable housing to the Canberra community. The position works closely with various teams throughout Housing ACT to share information, ensuring the project designs meet the changing needs of Housing ACT tenants. 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.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Experience in – or a willingness to acquire skills – in Planning, Design and/or Project Management or a related field are desirable but not essential. A current driver’s licence is essential.
Note: Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Please provide a copy of your resume and response to the Selection Criteria. Please limit your response to each criterion to 350 words.
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