Senior Project Officer - Aboriginal Identified - Clerk Grade 9/10 - Temporary until December 2022 A role that benefits the community Industry leading training and career development Generous leave entitlements including flex leave This role can be based anywhere within NSW
The Senior Project Officer manages and coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of complex projects to achieve project outcomes and support the achievement of organisational objectives. The role undertakes research and formulates recommendations to support evidence based decision making and project delivery The role has autonomy in coordinating and managing their work. The Senior Project Officer makes decisions on matters under their direct control. The Senior Project Officer will need to negotiate tasks and deadlines with senior managers. The role has discretion in deciding how a task will be conducted, including decisions on who to consult, both within and outside the organisation. The role can be located anywhere in NSW, but note that the Manager works from Sydney. Essential requirements Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification and authorised under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent relevant experience. Please review the Role Description for further details and essential requirements. How to Apply This position is open to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only. Department of Communities & Justice considers that being an Australian Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this role in accordance with Sections 14 and 21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 and under Clause 26 of the Government Sector Employment (General) Rules 2014. Simply click ‘apply’ to complete the application form. Please: Attach a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description (2 pages). Attach an up-to-date resume detailing your skills and experience (3 pages). Confirmation of Aboriginality form must be completed and submitted with your application. Submit a response to the below pre-screening questions (max one page per question): 1. Please provide an example about a complex project you have led to improve outcomes for Aboriginal people. Outline your approach, how you ensured the project stayed on track, what the outcomes were and how the project achieved its outcomes? 2. Please provide an example of where you have used research, evidence and consultation to improve outcomes, and how you have synthesised information and managed conflicting views to achieve outcomes. For application enquiries or technical issues, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected] For more specific information about the role please contact: Shanna Satya at [email protected] Closing date: 14th October 2021, 11.59pm AEST To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and /or interviews via online platforms using a PC, Laptop, or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place. A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months. If a vacancy arises in your preferred location during this time, you may be contacted and asked to attend the location to meet the manager. From there a final decision will be made regarding whether to activate the talent pool. Offers are based on location preference, capabilities, knowledge and experience. Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups. If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] and advise us of your preferred method of communication. If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers site.
Have a strong understanding of the issues facing Aboriginal offenders in the criminal justice system. Display a high-level of Aboriginal cultural understanding. Be highly motivated, with a keen eye for detail, and able to deliver multiple competing tasks within deadlines. Demonstrate clear cultural boundaries in the workplace. Be a good communicator with strong written communication skills. Have demonstrated project & stakeholder management experience.
Salary from $113,343 - $124,901 pa plus superannuation. Industry leading training with ongoing career development and support. Generous leave entitlements including flex leave. Diverse and inclusive organisation.
State wide NSW