Senior Project Officer, NDIS

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CFDO/439941
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: to 30/06/2018
Attachments: 2017-09-11 439941 VPS5 Senior Project Officer.doc (Word, 948KB)
Job Specification

2017-09-11 439941 VPS5 Senior Project Officer.pdf (PDF, 79KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Daniel Wong
03 9096 0701

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street Melbourne

Position Summary:

The Senior Project Officer works closely with the Manager, Directorate in the Disability and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Branch to provide strategic and operational advice and support to the NDIS Project Director and branch executive to deliver the NDIS program of work. The position works with the Manager to provide oversight of daily operations in the branch, and budget, resourcing and procurement to ensure these are aligned with the branch priorities and key deliverables. The position also regularly liaises with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and fosters and maintains strong connections with the Minister's office, and the Secretary's and Deputy Secretary's offices to facilitate successful relationships.

 Are you


  • Proactive and experienced in providing strategic and operational advice and support to senior executives?
  • Highly organised with excellent communication, planning and problem solving skills ?
  • A great team player and able to build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders and collaborate effectively to achieve outcomes?



How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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