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    Principal Project Officer

    Job Reference QLD/CO266084A/18
    Closing date April 30, 2018
    Location Brisbane Inner City
    Type Full-Time / Part-Time
    Status Temporary
    Contact (07) 3513 5807

    About this job

    As the Principal Project Officer, you will:

    • Provide high level specialist strategic advice to senior management and clients on achieving educational excellence in strategic initiatives and cross curricular priorities
    • Lead and participate in project teams to develop implementation and support measure to quality outcomes in schools.
    • Provide advice on specific issues relating to the project’s assigned areas of responsibility
    • Establish productive educational networks and maintain positive relationships and working partnerships with team members, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and with a range of internal and external stakeholders
    • Prepare submissions, reports, briefing material and correspondence for the Director
    • Provide high level advice to the Director to support quality decision making in the delivery of Indigenous education services in Queensland 

    The Principal Project Officers will report to the Manager, Indigenous Education Performance, State Schools – Indigenous Education. 

    The ideal applicant will have the following key attributes:

    • High level written and oral communication skills
    • sound knowledge of Roll Marker software to collate and extract data to monitor student outcomes
    • Proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
    • ability to think strategically and present a range of solutions to complex issues
    • demonstrated ability to gather information from a range of sources and undertake critical analysis
    • experience in working on complex projects to achieve required outcomes within set timeframes.
    • proven ability to organise all aspects of events planning within tight deadlines and competing priorities
    • experience in supporting and developing activities and events that support the learning and engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their families. 

    To apply please provide the following information:

    • a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
    • a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under “How you will be assessed”, taking into consideration the key attributes listed above.

    Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

    Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

    Employees Requiring Placement will be considered on merit.