Senior Project Officer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Programme & Project Management
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/011353_1652073226
Contact: Isaac Bischof
Email: email Isaac

Canberra Location

Long Term Contract

Australian Citizenship Required


Finite is an Australian owned award-winning independent ICT recruitment company that currently supplies to many of the country's largest banks, telecommunications, commercial and State and Federal Government organisations. Finite has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland and Wellington.

The Role / Overview:

Finite are looking for a Senior Project Officer to provide high-level procedural, administrative and operational support to support the delivery of the agency's projects.

  • Assist in project management and coordination activities.
  • Contribute to the development and management of project plans and schedules in accordance with the agency's project management framework.
  • Contribute to strategic planning and continuous improvement.
  • Assist with the mentoring of and training of new staff to build knowledge and capability.
  • Provide advice, procedural guidance and technical expertise in specific areas of project work.
  • Perform research work and analysis including contributing to the preparation of reports on relevant project activities.
  • Contribute to regular project reporting including status updates and exception reports.
  • Draft a range of written material including business cases, plans, executive briefs and corporate documentation for review by senior staff.
  • Assist with monitoring project budgets, review and report on expenditure and assist with procurement and contract management.
  • Assist with the identification and management of project risks, issues and benefits.
  • Assist with project quality management to ensure that project deliverables are fit for purpose and meet client needs.
  • Support and maintain stakeholder relationships to support the delivery of projects.
  • Represent the team or work area at meetings and forums.
  • Exercise delegations appropriate to role in accordance with legislation and guidelines.

Selection Criteria:

  • Proven experience working in an ICT environment.
  • Strong organisational skills with proven ability to manage multiple priorities under tight timeframes.
  • Demonstrated experience assisting in the development and management of project schedules, timelines and budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain relationships with a network of key internal and external stakeholders.
  • An understanding of Project Management policies and procedures, and capacity to apply these.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality written work for a variety of purposes and audiences.

How to apply:

Please hit the apply button or email your resume

Finite actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.