The Project Officer will take responsibility for a range of allocated projects and manage them in accordance with corporate goals and objectives, as well as undertaking administrative support functions as the need arises.

Key Duties            

  • Provide a range of project management and support services, involving working with special-purpose groups (Elders, language, NAIDOC etc), liaising with external stakeholders and government agencies, and preparing relevant documentation
  • Prepare, monitor and report against project plans, and ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope
  • Monitor funding agreements and prepare such reports as may be required to fulfil the funding conditions of funding bodies
  • Engage with a range of external stakeholders and participate as necessary in committees, workshops and dialogues that will contribute to Taungurung recognition, opportunity and influence
  • Ensure that there is a project plan in place for every project
  • Develop an excellent mechanism for recording, monitoring and reporting against project plans

Selection Criteria

  • Project management skills, including an ability to develop project plans
  • Demonstrated organisational skills to coordinate multiple projects and prioritise required outcomes
  • Financial and budget management experience
  • High level oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to liaise and negotiate across a range of agencies
  • An aptitude for administrative functions (organising, documenting and planning)
  • An appreciation of Taungurung cultural values

Personal Attributes

  • Good professional judgment and confident decision-making in relation to core duties
  • High ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in relation to sensitive information
  • A strong work ethic and an ability to attend to duties without constant supervision and direction
  • Resilience
  • Emotional intelligence

Adherence to Code of Conduct

All TLaWC staff must comply fully with the staff Code of Conduct.

Key Performance Indicators

To be developed


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