Ministerial Assembly Liaison Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 04 June 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $107,475 - $115,687 plus superannuation
Position No: 47782
Directorate: Major Projects Canberra
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 May 2020
Contact Officer: Vilma Bell on Vilma.Bell@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 7812

Details: Do you like a challenge and want to be a key part of a high performing team who work to support a safe and vibrant city? Then this opportunity is for you!

Project Development and Support will provide leadership and contribute strategic direction for Major Projects Canberra, focussing on innovation, collaboration and high performance.

The Division will be responsible for business case development and planning of major projects, business management, governance, risk management, financial control, ministerial, Cabinet and corporate support, community engagement and collaborative partnerships inside and out of Government.

Ministerial, Governance and Corporate Services works collaboratively with the Minister’s Office, the Chief Projects Officer and other members of the Executive Team, Project Boards, Executives across the ACTPS, and key government and non-government stakeholders. The Branch will provide leadership and expertise to Major Projects Canberra on Governance including risk and safety, audit, policy development, ministerial and Cabinet, human resources and corporate support.

The Ministerial and Assembly Liaison Officer reports to the Director, Ministerial and Government Business within the Ministerial, Governance and Corporate Support Business Unit. Working with a high level of autonomy as part of a small, fast-paced team, this position will coordinate Assembly and Government Business for Major Projects Canberra (MPC) and provide preparation of ministerial replies, briefs, constituent inquiries and day to day Government business.

This position will have significant contact with officers of all levels, including various Minister’s offices, requiring a high degree of sensitivity as well as a highly responsive approach in responding to tight deadlines.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Experience with Assembly, Cabinet and Ministerial processes.


  • A good working knowledge of Objective and/or SharePoint would be an advantage.

Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: If the above role sounds like you and you want to be part of a dynamic and dedicated team please submit no more than two pages addressing the capabilities and your suitability for the role, a current curriculum vitae and contact details of two referees.

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