Senior Project Officer

Posted 03 April 2024
Salary$700 - $750 per day + super
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

until 28th June Our client Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW (CCNSW) falls under The Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure. They are a statutory agency supporting and regulating the interment industry, assessing interment needs and developing planning strategies for cemetery space. CCNSW also provides information to the public to increase transparency about the sector.

They are currently looking to engage a Senior Project Officer until 28th June- with the possibility to extend. This role is paying $700 - $750 per day + super.

The Senior Project Officer manages and coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of complex projects to achieve project outcomes and support the achievement of organisational objectives.  The role liaises with the Cemeteries and Crematoria NSW (CCNSW) CEO and state government agencies.

Key accountabilities
  • Manage a range of projects for the implementation and administration of key parts of the Act,
  • Manage and oversee all aspects of project planning, development and implementation for a range of projects, including developing project plans, coordinating resources, managing budgets, meeting reporting requirements, and supporting project-related activities, 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
  • Establish and maintain stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and issues management to engage stakeholders and ensure project deliverables are met
  • Monitor and evaluate all aspects of project implementation, including risk and contingency management, benefits realisation, project impact and quality measures, to identify and address issues, assess project progress and effectiveness, and achieve project outcomes
  • Manage a project team/s, ensuring compliance with governance and quality requirements, to successfully deliver all key project/s milestones and outcomes
  • Undertake research and formulate recommendations to support evidence based project planning and decision making
  • Provide advice and information to stakeholders on emerging project issues and to support project development and delivery in line with established plans, budgets, timeframes, policy objectives and other project and priorities.
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.