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Portfolio Officer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Thursday, July 22, 2021



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$130 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory,New South Wales

Overview and Responsibilities

The Digital Identity and myGov Division aims to transform the way Australians experience Government digital service delivery and provide a secure, personalised, fast, and simpler end-to-end digital customer experience. An exciting opportunity exists within the Digital Identity and myGov Portfolio Management Office as a Portfolio Officer. Portfolio Officers are required to lead and manage a broad range of portfolio and program management functions including but not limited to governance, reporting, assurance, benefits, risks and issues, schedule and dependency management and workforce planning. It is a requirement to be able to work autonomously in a fast-paced, dynamic, complex work environment managing competing priorities simultaneously as well as providing high quality written correspondence within tight deadlines. The suitable candidate must be able to quickly build productive working relationships with stakeholders across government and communicate with influence to achieve results.

Essential Criteria

1. Experience in fast-paced, dynamic, complex work environments managing competing priorities simultaneously
2. Demonstrated ability leading and managing the broad functions of a Portfolio or Program Management Office including demonstrable experience in one or more of the following: governance; reporting; benefits; risks and issues; and program assurance
3. Demonstrated experience in developing and managing executive and ministerial level briefs, reports and minutes
4. Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and improving portfolio and program level frameworks, processes, support material and tools
5. Demonstrated strong stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills, with a proven ability to influence

Desired Criteria

Not Applicable for this opportunity

Security Clearance

Ability to Obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

2 x 6 Month possible extensions

***Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate