Job summary

Location:
Canberra ACT, Australia, Oceania
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Education:
Not Specified
Job type:
Full time
Positions:
1
Salary:
Negotiable

Administration APS 4/6/EL1

About this job

Various Government Opportunities APS5/EL1

APS4 Administration Officer

The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with administration  
  • Assist with managing the budget for the section, including processing invoices and tracking expenditure;
  • Assist with contract development and management;
  • Compile and manipulate financial and project data using the online grants management system (SmartyGrants) and other data sources;
  • Manage NPQ travel;
  • Develop fact sheets, standard briefs and publications on the programs;
  • Assist with preparation of communication products;

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience in program, financial and/or contract management;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills; and
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with AidWorks (Aid financial management system) and SmartyGrants (ANCP project management system) or other bespoke information management systems (desirable);
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (desirable).

APS6 Program Officer

The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain networks and liaise with key NGO stakeholders and sector bodies;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of policy for the rigorous accreditation process for NGOs;
  • Develop and review guidance material for NGOs, and internal procedures to ensure streamlined and effective  processes;
  • Undertake analysis of NGO accreditation review reports, project proposals and performance reports with a high level of accountability for compliance, reputational, financial and risk management;
  • Assist with planning and delivering internal and external stakeholder communications;
  • Ensure effective financial and contract management for specific components of the program;
  • Develop briefing and communication materials for Ministers and Senior Executive;
  • Assist with high level secretariat support and facilitate workshops;
  • Assist with the management of a team of consultants; and
  • Other duties as required.

Skills/Experience

  • Experience in program, financial and contract management
  • Well-developed analytical and writing skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to manage competing priorities;
  • Understanding of the NGO sector an advantage.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with AidWorks (Aid financial management system) and SmartyGrants (project management system) (desirable);
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (desirable).

EL1 Communication Manager

The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and refine the communications strategy for NPQ;
  • Assess the effectiveness of NPQ communications activities;
  • Develop communications material for the ANCP such as newsletters, social media posts, web content and other materials;
  • Develop communications guidelines incorporating existing Departmental policy and best practise;
  • Engage with key stakeholders internal and external to the Department to
    • identify public diplomacy opportunities and news stories;
    • build and maintain relationships;
  • Other duties as required.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience working in internal communications (essential);
  • Experience working on aid program communications (desirable) or with government (essential);
  • Strong communication and strategic planning skills (essential)
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in communications (essential).

To apply for these roles please write a detailed cover page that outlines your skills and experiences against the selection criteria for the position you are applying for, along with an attached current resume to jobs@aarecruit.com.au or by clicking "Apply Now"

Applications Close 4pm 21st June 2017 - Late applications will not be considered, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Negative Vetting Security Clearance will be required for these roles.




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Job keywords/tags:  Administration Government