Role Title: Assistant Project Officer
Employment Type: Temporary (12 months) Full -Time
Role Classification: Clerk Grade 5/6

Remuneration: $85,488 – $94,327 plus superannuation and annual leave loading
Hours per Week: 35
Location: Sydney CBD
Requisition ID: REQ209398

The Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) is an executive agency of the NSW Ministry of Health. We play an important role in protecting the health and safety of the public by supporting the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils in managing complaints about NSW health practitioners. An exciting temporary opportunity (up to 12 months) currently exists for an experienced and hardworking Project Coordinator to join the HPCA, based at our Pitt Street Office.

What you’ll be doing:
Reporting to the Assistant Director – ICT, the Assistant Project Officer undertakes a range of project, reporting and administrative activities to support the development and delivery of projects, in line with established project plans and objectives

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Provide project and operational support, including monitoring and reporting on project plans, milestones and deliverables, to ensure time, cost and quality indicators are in line with approved project plans
Update and collate documentation and records regarding relevant issues, risks and action registers to ensure the delivery of projects complies with agreed project management methodology
Assist the project team to complete tasks and implement project plans to ensure agreed outcomes are achieved
Communicate with relevant stakeholders to provide updates regarding project status and implementation issues
Provide a range of secretariat and administrative services, including coordinating committee meetings and preparing papers, to support project management delivery

Essential Requirements:
Understanding of project management principles, standards and practices

This role offers the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to further develop and enhance their skills. The HPCA offers flexible working hours and a supportive work environment. The position is based at the newly refurbished HPCA Pitt Street offices, located only a short walking distance from Central Station and Belmore Park. There are a number of facilities located within the building, including a food court, a rooftop garden, complimentary lunch time fitness classes, bike storage and other amenities. The HPCA upholds NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

Need more information?

Find out more about applying for this position
All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions and your CV (no more than 5 pages)
A Recruitment Pool may be created for future vacancies at the same/equivalent salary level

For role related queries or questions contact Chrysanthi Coroneos, ICT Project Manager on Chrysanthi.Coroneos@health.nsw.gov.au

Targeted Questions:
If you do not include responses to the below questions your application will not be considered.

How do you demonstrate high levels of drive and motivation in a complex project? Please provide some examples where you have demonstrated these qualities?
Thinking about a past role, tell us how you balanced the need to work to tight deadlines, while maintaining high work standards?

The HPCA values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:

an Australian Citizen, or
a permanent resident of Australia, or
a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.

To learn more about working at the HPCA and Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.

Applications Close: Thursday, 25 February 2021 at 11:59PM

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