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Project Officer, Gold Coast Infill Stations


Cross River Rails - Gold Coast Infill Stations (GCIS) project will include the design and construction of three new infill stations on the Gold Coast line. The GCIS project is currently in detail design phase, with construction and station delivery forecast to commence in 2022.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Administration
Classification AO5
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/QLD/380568
Closing date 04-Aug-2021
Job duration 2 years
Contact person Brianna Tyler - Recruitment Advisor
Contact details 07 3153 2627
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About the Role

As the Project Officer for our Gold Coast Infill Stations (GCIS) project, you will be responsible for providing high quality project and administrative support to the project which is being delivered as part of the Cross River Rail Project.  Reporting to the GCIS Project Director and working closely with the GCIS Project Manager, you will be a key contributor of the GCIS project team, and along with providing core project support, will contribute to ongoing good governance, effective reporting and project controls support (e.g. cost, schedule, risk).  

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the project team in coordination and tracking of tasks and activities, including designing, development and implementing effective tools and processes to enable this.
  • Assist in the management of relevant diaries and meeting support such as room bookings.
  • Secretariat and administrative support of various internal and external governance bodies.
  • Lead Request for Information process and provide assistance in document control.
  • Provide procurement and contract management support.
  • Recruitment support and administration to relevant selection panels, including booking meetings and liaising with Human Resources as required.
  • Organisational establishment administration and support (e.g. onboarding, maintaining team structure on SharePoint, etc.).
  • Prepare written correspondence including briefing notes, policies and procedures, letters and project documentation.
  • Assist the GCIS Project Managers in managing the project controls reporting process focusing on the status of time, cost, risk and quality.
  • Coordinate and contribute to risk and issues management, including updating and maintaining risk and issue registers and associated reporting.
  • Coordinate routine project reporting, by engaging across team members and relevant subject matter experts, including weekly internal project updates, monthly reporting on design and construction contractor reports, reporting to governance forums and Executive / Minister briefings.
  • Consult, liaise and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders, partners, and suppliers to deliver allocated tasks and activities.
  • Undertake research and/or identify issues and provide advice and solutions to the relevant Project Director or other team members.
  • Ensure professional and positive communication and engagement across the Delivery Authority and external stakeholders, to facilitate effective project delivery through strong working relationships
  • Contribute to developing and maintaining team culture.

About You

  • Demonstrated ability to research, design and develop tasks and activities.
  • Proven written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships to communicate with internal and external stakeholders, partners and suppliers.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse issues, establish a course of action, adopt a proactive and solution focused attitude, and work with minimum direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple competing priorities, including change management in a project environment.
  • Experience in effectively managing difficult stakeholders
  • Experience in contributing to project controls management (budgets, schedules, risk management)
  • Ability to communicate complex topics in succinct and easy to understand formats.
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually or as a member of a team to manage conflicting priorities to deliver outputs and outcomes within a fast-paced project environment with tight deadlines.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Working tactfully and diplomatically and with the highest levels of professionalism.

Why work with CRRDA?

This is a once in a life-time opportunity to work on South-East Queensland's largest infrastructure project where you will be part of a passionate team of professionals that will leave a lasting legacy for the city of Brisbane.

Please note, CRRDA will be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and unfortunately, we will not be accepting any agency submissions.

If you have any questions in regards to this opportunity please contact, Brianna Tyler – Recruitment Advisor on 07 3153 2627.

Closing Date – Wednesday 4th August 2021

At Cross River Rail we know that we must have the most talented employees with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to support our project delivery. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to build balanced teams from all walks of life.

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