Project Officer

Location: Acton
Discipline: IT & Telecoms
Job type: Full Time
Contact name: Oliver Treloar
Contact email:
Job ref: 1162125
Published: 28 days ago
Elliott Gray brings to you an exciting Project Officer role with a not-for-profit association responsible for the national coordination between government and industry, specifically for plant biosecurity in Australia. Our client works in partnership with industry, governments, researchers, and others to facilitate and manage improvements in biosecurity policy and practice across Australia’s plant industries, and to build capacity to respond to plant pest emergencies.
This well established and respected team is now looking for you to join them! Joining the team as their ICT Project Officer, you will specifically be responsible for looking after and providing help desk support for a range of software platforms managed by PHA. These include the platforms that deliver national surveillance and diagnostic outcomes for plant biosecurity.
You are the Digital systems support for the company! And the main contact point to assist users, including all clients and stakeholders. The major focus of the role will be provision of service desk support for our client software systems, the national system for aggregation of plant biosecurity surveillance data. The system has been developed to capture surveillance data from governments and plant industries in Australia, integrating this information to allow mapping and interrogation of pest distribution.
In addition, your new role offers the diversity of assisting the Manager in developing, updating and finalising support material such as guides, training presentations or fact sheets for the non-technical staff in the office and to the users of digital platforms. You’ll also have multiple interstate training and team building opportunities if you wish to pursue them.
Specifically, some your tasks will include:
  • Support users of our client’s software during normal business hours to resolve any issues with access or use of the system
  • Support logging issues (system bugs), monitoring progress and testing bug fixes, and assisting manage the maintenance contract for the system
  • Provide support for other digital platforms
  • Assist the project team with governance committees established for these digital platforms
  • Initiate, develop, update, and finalise support material such as guides, training presentations or fact sheets
  • Assist with delivering training to users of digital platforms that support surveillance and diagnostics
  • Provide technical information and customer metrics for a variety of uses.
  • Ad hoc duties as required
As the successful applicant, you have excellent communication skills and can easily analyse, check, problem solve customer needs and provide end user support for specialised applications. You bring experience in an Information Technology support role and if you have a qual to back that up, that is your competitive advantage!
You’ll need to demonstrate:
  • An understanding of project management.
  • Software trouble shooting experience.
  • Friendly and efficient stakeholder management
The position is based in the stunning Deakin offices Canberra and is available on a full-time contract until June 2024, with consideration of extension beyond this.
So, you love the sound of the variety available in a supportive environment? Agreed! This opportunity is excellent, so click the apply button now!