Project Support Officer (City Works)

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Work type: Temporary Part Time
Classification: Band 6 ($83,508 - $90,180 pa)
Categories: Information Technology, Business Strategy & Improvement, Project Management

About us
We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.  

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role
In this role you will be working in the City Works team and will perform an analysis of business requirements, assist in stakeholder engagement, employee consultation, documentation, procurement, implementation and performance reporting to inform service delivery achievements and operational efficiencies.

This is a temporary part-time position working 45.6 hours per fortnight for nine months.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in planning project activities and engagements.
  • Working closely with stakeholders, and project groups to provide relevant information to enable efficient and effective project delivery.
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, identifying areas for improvement, developing and implementing system solutions and business improvements.
  • Ensuring service levels for each service delivery type are incorporated into the system in a format for suitable data mining.
  • Collating and analysing critical information and developing reports to measure fleet and operational performance.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will have experience in project and change management, possess high level problem solving, analytical thinking and data analysis skills along with the ability to understand and respond to non-technical users needs and the ability to deliver system improvements in a project management environment.

  • Extensive demonstrated knowledge, substantial experience, achievement and technical skills of project management, asset maintenance and management systems and procedures.
  • Ability to achieve high levels of system user and stakeholder engagement and understanding, solution development and satisfaction in an environment with defined deadlines.
  • Substantial experience in collating information to inform the system recommendation and procurement to realise business improvements and operational efficiencies.
  • Planning, organising and time management skills to effectively establish the priority schedule and manage project tasks, projects and conflicting work demands to ensure work priorities are completed independently and on time.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries
Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

Enquiries: John Azzopardi | 03 5272 4633 | jazzopardi@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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