Aps Level Project Manager

Australian Government Department Of Infrastructure And Regional Development

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Title: Project Manager Classification(s): APS Level 6 Employment Type: Ongoing/Non-Ongoing, Full Time Salary: $84,288- $94,472plus superannuation Business Division: Territories Branch / Section: Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) / IOT Government Arrangements Location: Perth Security Clearance: Baseline Vetting Job Reference No: 37434 Contact Officer: Andrew Murphyon 08 9220 5104 Closing Date: 11.59pm AEDT Sunday, 5 December 2021 Our Department values Our values set the direction for what it means to work in our department. They inform the standard and expectations of behaviours, skills and capabilities and the attributes we currently have, will continually work to achieve and develop, and that we use to acknowledge and attract, retain and recruit into our department. We invest in, trust and care about our people. We create a fulfilling, flexible and supportive workplace that helps our people achieve their goals. We invest in the tools, systems and training our people need to do their jobs. The department supports workplace diversity and values the contribution of people from diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people with cultural and linguistic diversity, and LGBTIQ people. The department is committed to achieving gender equality and, in particular, supporting women's progression into senior leadership. A little bit about us The Australian Government, through the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, is responsible for ensuring good governance in the Australian territories through the maintenance and improvement of the overarching legislative framework for self-governing territories, and laws and services for non-self-governing territories. The Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) Branch has responsibility for the territories of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, including preparing policy advice; maintaining the legislative and governance framework; negotiating and administering Service Delivery Arrangements (SDA) with the WA Government and contracts with the private sector; delivering state-type services, including grant funding, education, power, water and health; and managing a capital works program to maintain, replace and upgrade infrastructure. The Branch has staff located in Canberra and Perth, and on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Other Australian Government agencies also have responsibility for the provision of services to the IOT, including the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, the Department of Home Affairs, the Australian Federal Police, Emergency Management Australia and the Department of Defence. The IOT Government Arrangements Section is responsible for: managing SDAs with the WA Government, the Memoranda of Understanding with the Australian Federal Police for community policing and Parks Australia for mine-site rehabilitation, the provision of air services and airport management related services, travel schemes (comprising the Student, Apprentice/Trainee and Pensioner schemes), and liaison with the Shires on both Territories. The Section is also responsible for matters associated with the Phosphate Resources Limited mine leases, including liaison, engagement and support for lease activities. Key priorities for the Section are: the renegotiation of existing SDAs; negotiations for newly identified SDAs; managing issues across the SDAs and effective liaison with the WA Government; administration of the IOT air services contract; administration of the airports management contract; and delivery of approved Administered Capital Budget projects. The opportunity we have available The IOT Government Arrangements Section is seeking to recruit a Project Officer to manage a portfolio of SDAs with WA Government Agencies. These agencies may include the: Department of Finance; Department of Water and Environmental Regulation; and Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. The successful applicant may also manage, or support the development of other key projects, programs or deliverables that contribute to branch, divisional or departmental priorities. A merit pool may be established for a period of 12 months from the date of this advertisement as a result of the selection process. What will you do? Tasks for this position may include: Day to day management of a portfolio of SDA's with WA State Government Agencies Working with Commonwealth and WA State Government Agencies, Local Governments and contractors on the provision of services to residents of the IOT Preparation of briefings, correspondence and communication products for a wide range of external and internal stakeholders Management of a Capital Works Program including the preparation of Business Cases, Budgeting, Procurement of Services, Project Management and Project Delivery Who are we looking for? We are looking for talented individuals who: Engage effectively with stakeholders - facilitate engagement and collaboration with stakeholders, work across the Australian Government, other levels of government, private contractors and the community to deliver the best outcomes. Strive for continuous improvement - approach new ideas and different perspectives with curiosity and openness, question the status quo and seek new and more effective methods where appropriate, model and encourage a culture of continuous improvement. Make evidence-based decisions - gather and investigate information and alternative viewpoints from a variety of sources, identify the evidence required to inform decisions and interpret data to draw the right conclusions, check and clarify information and understand own biases and assumptions, and research and analyse information and make recommendations based on relevant evidence. Communicate with influence - prepare written material that is well-structured and easy to follow by the intended audience, adjust style and approach to different situations, communicate reasons for decisions and clarify expectations of key deliverables, encourage others to talk, share and debate ideas to achieve consensus. Adapt to change - display openness and resilience, deal positively with ambiguity, are willing to express views and willing to commit to change. Eligibility requirements Employment with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is subject to conditions prescribed within the Public Service Act 1999 including: Citizenship: To be eligible for employment with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, applicants must be an Australian citizen. Only in exceptional circumstances will the department consider waiving this requirement. Health Assessment: The preferred applicant may be required to undergo a medical examination conducted by the department's preferred medical provider. Security Clearance: The successful candidate must be able to obtain and/or maintain a security clearance at Baseline Vetting Level. You must be willing to disclose all relevant and required information. You must have lived in Australia, or have a checkable background, for at least the preceding five years for Baseline Vetting clearances. More information on the security clearance vetting process is available on the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website. How to apply Applications for this opportunity close at 11:59 pm AEDT Sunday 5 December 2021. In applying for this position, you are not required to address individual selection criteria. Rather, you should provide a statement of no more than threepages outlining your background, capabilities and experiences, and how these align with the advertised role. You should also provide a CV, to a maximum of four pages. The capabilities and behaviours required to be successful for this role are identified in the Who are we looking for' section. Your application should be received through the department's online recruitment system. Applications via Indeed will not be accepted. If you experience any issues with the system please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6271 1283 or via email to recruitment@infrastructure.gov.au to discuss an alternative way to submit your application.

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Date posted
28 Nov 2021
Expiring date
27 Jan 2022
Foreperson, Construction Supervisor
$120k ~ $140k
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Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
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Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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