APS 6 - Estate Project Administrator


  • $80,669 - $92,150 (plus super)
  • Brindabella Park - ACT

The Role

This APS 6 Executive Officer (EO) role is a busy and highly rewarding, supervisor/executive level growth position within the Branch. The EO supports the Director led management of the compliance and quality framework that is the core role of the Directorate. The role requires a person with highly developed organisational skills, a drive for improvement and quality, an understanding of panel management processes and a sound understanding of procurement and contract management.

If you are the right candidate, you will obtain a wide range of skills and experiences that are quite unique, in that the people in the team are multi skilled, well rounded individuals with a broad range of responsibilities encompassing all aspects of quality assurance, compliance, policy implementation and panel management. This role grows future leaders in the Branch, where training and experiences are afforded to those who are committed and aim for achievement and success.

About our Team

Capital Facilities and Infrastructure Branch are seeking a highly motivated, proactive self-starter who wants to learn and grow in the organisation. The Branch manages a growing $21 billion portfolio of major infrastructure and facility projects for the Department of Defence all over mainland Australia, and in some cases, remote Islands. This area develops and delivers major capital facilities and infrastructure projects to support the sustainment of the Defence estate, as well as Fundamental Input to Capability of new Defence assets.

Within this Branch is the Directorate of Quality and Compliance (DQC) who manage the procurement, contractual and compliance processes, procedures and tools that support the delivery of projects. In addition to these, this Directorate manages and maintains two significant services Panels for Defence and manages the integrity of the Defence Suite of Facilities contracts.

Our Ideal Candidate

This role will suit people with a passion for quality and compliance management. You will need good leadership and people management skills, whereby ensuring consistency of engagement with those areas we support and be able to drive the application and standardisation of processes and procedures. You must have a strong demonstrated commitment to quality and be able to align those outcomes to a compliance framework.

You will have good time management skills and display attention to detail. You must be able to adapt and re-prioritise work to meet deadlines that may change frequently, and work well by yourself and with others within a small dynamic and dedicated team. If this is you, we want you to apply.

You will enhance your well-developed written and verbal communication skills with a range of audiences internally and externally to Defence, be able to lead and as part of a team drive exciting change activities.

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