When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
As part of the Strategic Projects team you will join a dynamic, specialist area that services the Department of Justice’s portfolio of strategic projects and initiatives. The Strategic Projects area monitors and tracks all the Department’s strategic projects and initiatives, as well as provides advice, consultancy, and project support to business areas on project and program delivery.
As a Project Officer for the Strategic Projects area you will assist business areas across the Department in the planning and delivery of major and complex projects and programs. The Department’s portfolio of strategic projects includes Infrastructure, ICT, Policy, Operational & Business Optimization or Transition, and Workforce projects across the Justice portfolio.
As part of the Strategic Projects team you will provide project management guidance and advice to stakeholders, as well monitor and ensure delivery of the Department’s strategic projects portfolio.
We are looking for individuals with a demonstrated ability in achieving results, and have:
- Experience in medium-large scale complex projects that involve significant business change.
- Experience in analysing large and complex data and information, and can use their problem solving abilities to develop strategic recommendations and effective solutions.
- Highly developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders.
- Organisation skills and the ability to deliver outcomes.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the job-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement (maximum 4 pages) that highlights your suitability for the position addressing the Job Related Requirements and the Role Specific Criteria, while considering the Role Specific Responsibilities contained in the Job Description Form.
Please indicate through your application the level or levels that you would like to be considered for. If you wish to apply for more than one level, please direct your response to the higher level. You are not required to submit two applications.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
The Department of Justice uses recruitment pools to build a bank of talent for future opportunities. When part of a pool you may be offered a permanent or temporary position, however an appointment is not guaranteed.
This pool will be open for a period of 18 months from the date of first appointment. Permanent and fixed-term full- and part time appointments may be offered as vacancies arise.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Matthew Preece, Principal Project Officer on 0432 913 962 for a confidential discussion.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on Monday 02 March 2020.