Staff vacancies and Opportunities

PROJECT OFFICER – Multiple Positions


An opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer with skills in community engagement and project planning & management to join a leading not-for-profit company within the natural resource management sector based in Charleville.

Initially, this role will be offered on a full-time temporary basis for 12 months with the possibility of further extension.

This role is suitable for graduates.  We are currently recruiting for multiple Project Officer roles.


Your Opportunity
As a Project Officer you will provide skills to teams delivering both internal and external projects to deliver high quality outcomes for the company and its investors through:

  • Planning, monitoring, delivery and reporting of negotiated project outcomes to support and complement the delivery of natural resource management projects
  • Provision of high level customer service and effective relationship development with project partners, contracted service providers, SWNRM officers, members of the public and other internal and external stakeholders

  • Contributing as a member or leader of teams to the delivery of contracted programs, growing the business and organisational initiatives

  • Supporting the General Manager in the delivery of the contracted programs, growing the business and organisational initiatives

  • Ensuring project decisions are transparent and project documentation and records are completed, maintained and stored in line with Company and contract requirements

  • Supporting the strategic direction of the Company by actively providing feedback and participating in Team and Staff meetings

  • Working collaboratively across the SWNRM teams to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, and business growth through

  • Representing the company at events and project activities


Your Role
You will have responsibility and accountability for the areas and activities:

  • Project and risk management of the assigned projects including: delivery in full, on time and on budget; monitoring, evaluation, review & improvement (MERI); and reporting progress and achievement of scheduled deliverables and milestones
  • Ensure effective and efficient use of company resources

  • Deliver negotiated outcomes within team roles

  • Identify, engage and maintain relationships with key clients and stakeholders, including volunteers

  • Identify, build, strengthen and maintain effective relationships to achieve program and project outcomes

  • Communicate and share achieved results within and between teams

  • Identify investment opportunities for the company and participate investment opportunity evaluations and decisions as required

  • Actively support investment submissions across the company

  • Providing advice to the General Manager in relation to project delivery and issues relating to the catchment

  • Provide timely support and advice to the General Manager on emerging issues and risks

  • Negotiate and facilitate project collaborations

  • Provide effective community and stakeholder engagement applicable to projects managed within the organisational Programs

  • Coordinate partners, specialists and others to undertake works

  • Development of contract schedules and effective management of contract milestones, deliverables and monitor supplier performance

  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed within company systems and requirements


To be considered for this position, please submit a written application (maximum 2 pages) addressing your suitability for the role and a current resume/curriculum vitae with referee contact details.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5pm - Monday, 5 June 2017

Please be advised we are accepting direct applications only and not engaging in the services of any recruitment agencies.

For enquiries regarding this position please contact Rebecca Pope, General Manager - Services via phone: 074656 8500 or e-mail:



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