Project Management (Australian Government Indigenous Lateral Entry)


APS Level 6, Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2 -

Ongoing, Full-time

Various locations in WA - WA; Various locations in the NT - NT; Various locations in TAS - TAS

Closing date: Monday, 4 June 2018

14 days to apply

Job description


The Australian Government Indigenous Lateral Entry (AGILE) program is a pathway into the Australian Government for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander professionals and managers across several occupational streams.

Through the AGILE program we are recruiting qualified and/or experienced project managers.

As a project manager within the Australian Government there are many opportunities to undertake challenging work and make a meaningful contribution to the Australian community. Positions are available across a range of Australian Public Service and Commonwealth agencies. Each agency is responsible for a different aspect of Australian life, from education, health and community services to defence, immigration and infrastructure.

Positions will be available across the APS 6, EL 1 and EL 2 classifications.
Please refer to our AGILE webpage for further information about the program.


To be eligible, you must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person: As per subsection 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 these positions constitute an affirmative measure are restricted to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Qualifications in project management would be well regarded, but are not essential.

Positions with some agencies may require the applicant to undergo a medical examination conducted by the agency’s preferred medical provider. Successful candidates may also be required to obtain and/or maintain a security clearance.


Applicants are only required to provide:
• a covering letter
• current resume
• confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage

You will also be asked to select the stream/s and classification/s you are interested in being considered for.

Please note that the salary you receive will be in accordance with the employment framework and remuneration policy of your employing agency.

Outcomes from this selection process will also be used to fill similar ongoing and temporary vacancies across the Australian Government within twelve months from the date advertised.

It is the role of the Indigenous Capability Team within the APSC to coordinate and administer the Australian Government Indigenous Lateral Entry process on behalf of public sector agencies.

Information on privacy and how your information will be used can be found at

Note that your personal information will be disclosed to agencies and organisations that participate in the Australian Government Indigenous Lateral Entry program. This may include both Australian Public Service agencies and other public sector bodies.

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:

Indigenous Capability Team, 1300 656 009

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10725464

Agency website:

Various website