Special Project Officer – Dunmunkle Early Years (6 Month Limited Tenure Part-time position)

Council seeks to appoint a part-time Special Project Officer to efficiently undertake the planning stages for Dunmunkle Childcare projects, ensuring compliance with Council practices and legislative requirements incorporating Project Management.


  • Prepare, plan and co‐ordinate the development of Dunmunkle Childcare Planning works for community and early childhood assets in line with the project management framework.
  • Deliver projects including business case and planning, developing tender documentation and managing contracts in line with the project management framework.
  • Engage with Dunmunkle community groups and other relevant stakeholders to plan and scope the project, including the coordination of resources.
  • Development of funding submissions.
  • Assist in the management and acquittal of funding agreements with state and federal government bodies.
  • Maintain an up to date project status utilising Council’s project management software and report against multiple project timelines and milestones for Council and community representatives.
  • Prepare and negotiate agreements with community groups/organisations for the use of Council’s assets where required.
  • Represent Council at external meetings for associated projects as required.
  • Ensure the consistent and efficient application of established policies, procedures and systems within relevant areas of responsibility.
  • Identify, implement and maintain system improvements to ensure workflow efficiencies and strong communication between customers, contractors and Council officers.
  • Adherence to all Council’s policies and procedures as relevant to this position.
  • Carry out other duties as deemed reasonable and appropriate to the role as directed from time to time.

Applications must be submitted via https://happyhr.com/dt/index.html#/find-jobs/287.

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