Posted on: 14/07/2017

Job type: Permanent

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Project Officer Councillor Support
1 year contract

Project Officer Councillor Support

  • Liaison and support functions
  • 12 month contract
  • Parramatta

Our client is seeking a candidate highly experienced in working in local government to undertake this 12 month contract. In this role you will be responsible for the daily management of all business functions supporting Councillors including the drafting of correspondence, emails, reports and memos.

You will also act liaison between Councillors and senior staff and deliver key projects to support Councillors to meet the objectives of their role. You will assist in the preparation and delivery of the Councillor induction program and ongoing professional development for all Councillors. You will also manage stakeholder issues, assist with the management of the unit's budget and ensure administrative procedures comply with statutory governance requirements set out in the Local Government Act.

Suitable candidates will have tertiary qualification in a business related discipline and/or significant relevant experience. Strong experience in support roles within a government, preferably local government environment and experience dealing with highly sensitive and confidential matters is essential. Importantly you will have excellent interpersonal skills for dealing with enquiries relating to sensitive and confidential issues and competing demands from clients. You will also have experience in project management, planning, business improvement and administration. High level computer literacy (MS Office) particularly with presentations and report writing and ability to adapt to new systems/programs is required.

To discuss in confidence please ring (02) 82332229

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