Project Officer, Training

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

APS Level 6 - $81,275 - $91,335

Ongoing, Full-time

Woden - ACT

Closing date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

21 days to apply

Job description


The Opportunity

A challenging opportunity exists within a small team that combines the project management and delivery of an adult education corporate governance training program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations, their directors, members and key staff.

The Project Officer role involves project management (including travel booking and arrangements), procurement, training delivery and data entry through a team of staff and external trainers. The role also requires working with and enhancing cooperative working relationships with key stakeholders and other government departments and non-government departments.

The successful candidate will be expected to travel to both regional and remote areas within Australia

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running and have the ability to handle multiple competing priorities within tight time frames. Excellent communication skills with the demonstrated ability and experience to liaise with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are essential qualities.

You will also possess demonstrated experience in project management, procurement and travel systems. Demonstrated training experience with adult education programs would also be an advantage. This role would be suited to someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced small team.

What We Offer

• A flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace and attractive remuneration package including generous employer superannuation contributions.
• Exciting and fulfilling work at the heart of government with career development and networking opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.
• The opportunity to work with strong, smart, visionary and experienced leaders who encourage and support you to develop your interests and expertise and achieve your ambitions.


To be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen at the closing date of application.

The occupant must be able to obtain and maintain a Baseline level security clearance, or hold a current security clearance of an appropriate level.


Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is Identified, then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

For more information:

Catherine Turtle, (02) 6146 4748

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10721144

Agency website:

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website