Project Assurance Officer

Provide quality services and advice on governance, quality assurance and risk management frameworks,

standards and processes relating to Project Management Office (PMO) and a secretariat service to support the delivery of

information and communications technology projects for agencies and across whole of government

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide operational advice to support the development of governance, quality assurance and risk mitigation frameworks,

standards and processes for all PMO Projects.

2. Undertake business process investigations and propose practical business solutions to problems.

3. Provide sound advice on governance administrative procedures which impact on the operation of the PMO team.

4. Monitor and analyse project performance and outcomes reporting to ensure quality reports, submissions of briefings are

provided for project issues and outcomes.

5. Monitor and track project reporting to ensure quality information is provided and compliance is maintained and recorded.

6. Provide coordinated secretariat services to support the PMO.

7. Develop, coordinate and maintain relevant administrative systems and processes to support the effective achievement of work


8. Demonstrated work ethic and attitude, which emulates DCDD values of being professional, accountable, honest and innovative.

Selection Criteria:
1. Well-developed knowledge and experience of governance, risk management frameworks, as they apply to processes and


2. Established skills for communication, interpersonal, collaboration and influencing a wide range of stakeholders.

3. Ability to understand stakeholder perspective, expectations and desired outcomes and adapt communication style and approach

as required.

4. Sound knowledge of management disciplines including change management and human resource management.

5. Knowledge and experience with Public Sector systems, with the ability to analyse and resolve issues.

6. Awareness of challenges and directions relating to governance matters in a public sector, shared services context.

7. Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with executive management, service providers, industry

networks, project teams and clients to ensure appropriate and quality service delivery

8. Demonstrated work ethic and attitude, which emulates DCDD values of being professional, accountable, honest and innovative.

1. Tertiary qualification in a related field.

2. Knowledge and or experience in utilising Prince 2 methodology or similar.

3. Knowledge and or experience in SharePoint or similar.

Further Information: This section, like the Context Statement, is optional. It can include any further information that is relevant to

the vacancy, information about criminal history checks, flexibility in starting dates, requirements for travel, etc.