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Program Support Officer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Defence

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$75 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The Program Support Officer is responsible for performing complex project management work in support of Defence project requirements within an integrated workforce. Working with the team, the Program Support Officer will assist the Project Manager to align strategic priorities and communicates expected outcomes.

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience working in integration projects
  • Experience in stakeholder relationships, communicating with influence, and negotiating effectively
  • Ability to apply judgement when working with highly complex and/or sensitive issues
  • Experience in collaborating for the purpose of building schedules, risk, budget, and resources
  • Experience in the preparation of briefings, submissions, and reports
  • Sound understanding of project management methodologies and practices

Desired Criteria

  • Writing skills with the ability to adapt communications to suit the target audience
  • Experience working with high performing teams
  • Sound communication skills with the demonstrated ability to work with internal and external stakeholders that are geographically dispersed
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills and judgement

Security Clearance

Negative Vetting 1

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