Design Officer/Project Officer

Posted 23 November 2022
Salary$555 Daily plus Super
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

The NSW Government is investing $8.6 billion over the next 4 years, continuing its program to deliver 160 new and upgraded schools to support communities across NSW.

Our client is currently looking to engage a Design Officer/Project Officer experienced in building design, for initial 12 month contracts.

Overview of the Project:
Universal Pre-Kindergarten is the centrepiece of the Department of Education’s Early Years Commitment is the NSW Government’s investment of $5.8 billion to introduce a new universal pre-Kindergarten year in the year before primary school, for every child by the end of the decade. To achieve this Statutory Planning support is needed to investigate and deliver the appropriate infrastructure/asset response across the state. We will run pilots in selected locations to help us understand the best ways to introduce universal pre-Kindergarten by the end of the decade, in 2030. The creation of this team is an important step forward to realise this and support the existing planning team with work across the state. With the creation of a new team for a new program of work, the opportunity also includes process refinement and improvement.

Primary purpose of the role
Perform project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects in line with established objectives.

Key accountabilities
  • Provide a range of project management and support services, including preparation of reports and briefs, coordinating resources, maintaining project documentation and implementing and monitoring project plans, to ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and
  • within agreed scope, in line with established agency project management methodology.
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation for reporting, monitoring and evaluation purposes to ensure accessibility of quality information and contribute to the achievement of project outcomes.
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders and coordinate working groups, committees and consultations to facilitate exchange of information and support project completion in line with project plans.
  • Source, collate and compile data and information to identify emerging issues and track and report on project progress against established milestones and deliverables.
  • Undertake research and analysis, identifying trends and preparing project briefs, to support informed decision making and planning.
  • Support the implementation of appropriate project controls (risk, scheduling, budgetary and reporting) to deliver transparency and improved project performance.
  • Apply continuous improvement approaches to systems, processes, and procedures to support the implementation of best practice project methodologies and quality standards.
  • Support the design and development of projects that build cultural awareness, inclusion, trust and mutual respect in line with the department’s core values and objectives.
Key knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.
Essential requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent experience
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to or call Jessica now on 0282524001.