Principal Project Coordinator


Join our inspired, inquisitive and capable team to deliver quality outcomes for Western Australians

The Department of Finance is a unique and innovative central government agency, influencing whole-of-government policy and strategy while also delivering a range of important services for the community. Through this blend of policy development and service delivery, Finance enables government to achieve cost-effective, quality outcomes for Western Australians.

Our values-based culture speaks to the heart of who we are, reflects how we go about our business and what we expect from our people.  Delivering successful outcomes through our values – inspiring and influential; passionate and committed; honest and respectful; and bold and innovative – is critical to the success of our Department.

The Department of Finance is an agile, productive, vibrant and safe workplace where people can make a real difference and advance their careers. We value diversity and foster an inclusive and collaborative work environment. Our employees are genuinely engaged and encouraged to think differently and work smarter.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and offer a range of flexible work arrangements. We are always looking to adopt new technologies that allow our employees to deliver better outcomes for our community and workplace. 

If you believe your values align and you want to be part of the future of Western Australia, there has never been a more exciting and opportune time for you to work at the Department of Finance.

About The Role:

The Principal Project Coordinator is responsible for project delivery of key components of Market-Led Proposals (MLP) Secretariat including MLP administration management and the leadership and management of strategies and initiatives related to implementing a wide range of projects.

This position will also provide research and analytical support to the Director Market-Led Proposals (MLP), assisting with all aspects of the process, from assessment of proposals, completion of administrative tasks and representing the Director MLP on evaluation panels.

About You:

If you align to our values and you have great interpersonal skills, if you enjoy collaborating and working to tight timeframes in a positive atmosphere, then we want to hear from you. The ideal candidate for this position will have attention to detail, excellent written capabilities, experience in dealing with complex projects and be committed to working in an innovative team that gets results.

How to Apply:

If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our dynamic and forward-thinking team, submit the following in MS word or PDF format only:

  1. Resume outlining your current and previous experience and achievements.
     
  2. Covering letter of no more than four (4) pages, demonstrating your ability to meet the essential work-related requirements of the role (outlined on page 3 on the JDF).

You may need to provide documentation to substantiate claims regarding any qualifications listed on your covering letter and/or resume.

A clear demonstration of the Department’s Values throughout the selection process is a pre-requisite for all appointments.

Please ensure you apply by the closing deadline as late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Further Job-Related Information:

For further information about the position, please contact Peter Markham, Director Market-led Proposals, on (08) 6551 11***(not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).

Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Job Description Form for full position details as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.

If you experience difficulties downloading these documents, please call (08) 6557 8***, select option 1 followed by option 2 and quote position number 00031504 to obtain an Applicant Information Pack. 

Currently there is one (1) permanent full-time position available for filling. Whilst this selection process will initially be used to appoint to this advertised vacancy, it may also be used to appoint to similar positions that may arise in the Agency within the next twelve (12) months on a full-time, part-time, permanent or fixed-term basis with the possibility of further extension(s) and/or permanency.