FPC3125994, Level 6
Business Development and Innovation Branch, New Business and Innovation Division,
This is a fixed-term full-time opportunity at 1.0FTE until January 2020 with the possibility of extension.
Appointments may be made from this process within a 12-month period to similar permanent or fixed term positions.
The Forest Products Commission (FPC) is a Statutory Authority and is responsible for managing commercial operations in Western Australia’s native forest and plantation estate. The FPC supplies forest products to local processing industries and export markets. The FPC also provides advice to, and develops policy for, government on issues relating to forest management, products and services.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5:00PM ON 26 MARCH 2019
We are looking for a confident Project Officer to manage medium scale projects and new business opportunities within the Native Forest space. Reporting to the Project Manager this role will contribute to all phases of project lifecycles. It will take the lead role in the development of project plans and schedules, monitoring and reporting on key deliverables and working with stakeholders to achieve planned outcomes.
Two key projects the Project Officer will be accountable for managing effectively are the South West Native Forest Biomass Project and associated research; and the South West Native Forest Industry Transformation Project.
Experience within the forestry or agriculture sector is desirable, however applications are encouraged from all sectors.
Applicants are asked to provide a comprehensive CV and cover letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your project management and communication / stakeholder engagement skills as they relate to this position. The Job Description Form outlines the full duties, outcomes and essential criteria for the role. In addition to the two criteria noted above, the remaining criteria will be assessed throughout the selection process.
This position can be based in either the Perth or Bunbury offices of the Commission. You must hold and retain a current driver’s license as travel will be required.
You are encouraged to contact Campbell Sanderson on (08) 9363 4606 for further information about the position.
For further information about the FPC please visit www.fpc.wa.gov.au.
If you have trouble downloading the attachments or wish to enquire about this recruitment process, please contact People Services on 9363 4656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that recommended applicants are required to provide a National Police Certificate issued within a month, prior to appointment. Overseas police certificates may be required.
To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.
Late applications will not be accepted.
Substantive Equality Statement
The Forest Products Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency.