Project Support Officer

Location: Canberra
Discipline: Government
Job type: Full Time
Salary: $$50 - $80 per hour
Contact name: Lauren Eymes

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-9348
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 2024-06-13
Job Title: Program Support Officer

Digital, Data and Technology Solutions Group (DDTS) - ACT Government

Canberra, Australia

About Us:
The Digital, Data and Technology Solutions (DDTS) Group is at the forefront of driving the ACT’s digital agenda, leading the strategic direction for ICT across the government. Led by the Chief Digital Officer, we provide comprehensive support for whole-of-government ICT initiatives, ensuring alignment, efficiency, and innovation in service delivery to the ACT community.

Branch Overview:
The Major Programs Branch is a newly established team dedicated to leading large-scale development initiatives aimed at modernizing and enhancing technology use within the ACT Government. We operate with a multidisciplinary approach, fostering collaboration and innovation to drive meaningful change that positively impacts the lives of Canberrans.

Position Overview:
As a Program Support Officer within the Major Programs Branch, you will play a crucial role in supporting the development and delivery of transformative projects. Reporting to the Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance, you will provide essential program support, ensuring projects adhere to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide comprehensive project and operational support, including monitoring and reporting on project progress.
  • Facilitate governance and secretariat functions for meetings, ensuring accurate documentation and tracking of progress.
  • Update and maintain project documentation and records, ensuring compliance with project management methodologies.
  • Conduct basic research and analysis to contribute to informed decision-making processes.
  • Assist the program team in executing plans and tasks to achieve project outcomes.
  • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status and addressing implementation issues.
  • Offer secretariat and administrative support, including coordinating governance meetings and preparing necessary documentation.
What You Require: Professional / Technical Skills and Knowledge
  1. Experience in a Program Support Officer or similar role, preferably within large transformation programs.
  2. Proficiency in project management tools is essential.
  3. Strong problem-solving abilities and critical-thinking skills.
  4. Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.

How to Apply:
If you possess the required skills and experience and are excited about contributing to impactful government initiatives, please submit your resume outlining your suitability for the role by selecting APPLY NOW.

Join us in shaping the future of technology and digital innovation within the ACT Government!