APS 4 – Project Support Officer

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Part-time2 hours ago
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$71,207 – $77,739 (plus Super)

Osborne – SA, Rockingham – WA

The Role

The APS 4 Project Support Officer role is a dynamic, diverse and interesting position offering variety and opportunity to make a difference. Excellent communication, versatility and organisational skills are a pre-requisite.

You will be required to work closely with engineering, service personnel and Industry stakeholders and provide high level customer service, sound advice and guidance whilst working within Defence’s legislative and policy framework.

Collins Submarine Program are seeking a professional, versatile and motivated Project Support Officer to provide ongoing project management administrative and security support to the program and Defence partners.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a professionally rewarding environment with a team of like-minded specialists striving for excellence to deliver safety and excellence to the nation’s submarine capability.

The duties of an APS 4 Project Support Officer occupation in Defence include the following:

Reception duties and first point of contact (POC) for Collins Submarine Program.

Deliver wide ranging administrative and security support to Engineering and Service personnel and external industry stakeholders at all levels.

Administer Induction and separation processes.

Coordinate, process site accesses and escort visitors for high level meetings.

POC for facilities and compliance including coordinating maintenance and minor works to infrastructure.

Perform simple procurement activities.

Records management tasks including Objective Workgroup Coordination.

Dispatch, receive and draft correspondence.

Provide security support for the program.

Deliver security briefs and training as required.

Apply, interpret and advise on security matters.

Handling of classified documents and assets.

Maintaining registers and conduct audit activities.

About our Team

The Collins Submarine Program within NSSG is responsible for the maintenance and programmed upgrade of Australia’s Collins Class submarines. The Program works in partnership with the Royal Australian Navy and Industry to deliver the strategic submarine capability to the nation.

You will have access to generous and attractive working conditions as an Australian Public Servant in Defence. Working for Defence will support you in balancing work life with family and other priorities. You can access a variety of flexible working arrangements, including part-time work, occasionally working from home and working hours that are not always nine to five.

Information on Defence employees’ working conditions, including an attractive remuneration package that may respond to industry variations and a generous superannuation contribution (15.4%), can be sourced from the Defence Enterprise Agreement. If you require further information, please email build.the.future@defence.gov.au

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will work well as part of a small team, be able to prioritise and self-manage tasks, and be expected to apply initiative, judgment and expertise under limited direction to achieve outcomes for the program.

You will perform moderately complex activities within an integrated workforce and contribute to the achievement and delivery of complex capability. They will be an innovative and adaptive thinker who exercises flexibility, courage and accountability.

An excellent communicator with strong written and verbal skills and ability to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders. Your organisation skills will be first class and co-ordination will be one of your key strengths.

You will be able to build and sustain productive working relations both internally and externally. Our ideal candidate has a can-do attitude, is willing to learn. A background or experience in Security is beneficial but not essential as training and mentoring will be provided.

Strong communication skills both written and oral.

The ability to manage information and records management activities in accordance with relevant legislation and Defence policies, procedures and work practices.

Willingness to be collaborative and flexible in a diverse and integrated environment.

The capacity to maintain a high degree of discretion and exercise sound judgement in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.

The ability to identify, anticipate and respond to stakeholders’ needs and expectations to achieve work unit and Defence outcomes.

A high degree of self-motivation and a positive attitude.

A commitment to ongoing learning and development and continuous improvement.

High level interpersonal and communication skills to create positive working relationships both internally and externally.

The capacity to work both independently with minimal direction and collaboratively in a team environment.

Note: The successful candidate may be required to undertake work on and be provided with technical information pertaining to Defence articles of United States of America (US) origin. In accordance with the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), any applicant who holds, or has previously held, citizenship or permanent residency of a country other than Australia will be required to declare and indicate the country or countries of citizenship or permanent residency. Restrictions on access to Defence articles and associated technical data subject to the ITAR by dual national employees may apply.

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