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Principal Project Officer

Community Corrections and Specialist Operations - Program Management Office; Office of the Deputy Commissioner; Community Corrections and Specialist Operations; Brisbane

The Community Corrections and Specialist Operations Command (CCSO) is undertaking significant transformational change and project delivery.

The CCSO program management office (PMO) has been established to enhance CCSO project and program management capabilities, support successful execution of projects within the remit of CCSO, and align associated project efforts with strategic goals.  

The Principal Project Officer will be responsible for coordinating and managing the delivery of a number of critical projects in the QCS CCSO Project Delivery portfolio.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Project Management
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/577072/24
Closing date 10-Jul-2025
Job duration Backfilling opportunities with possible extension
Contact person Sarah Ward
Contact details Phone: 07 3565 7784
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Community Corrections is responsible for the supervision of adults who have been sentenced to a community-based order by the courts or released to parole by Parole Board Queensland.

Community Corrections has a strong commitment to keeping communities safe and reducing the risk of re-offending by facilitating positive behavioural change in supervised individuals to enable them to lead more productive crime-free lives. Community Corrections also ensures the conditions and requirements of orders are adhered to by applying a range of risk management strategies. 

Specialist Operations has whole of Service responsibility for oversight of identified offender groups, including high risk offenders and for the provision of specialist services to offenders, staff and stakeholders. There are three branches in the group.

These include the Intelligence and Investigation Branch, Offender Rehabilitation and Management Services and Sentence Management Services. 

Within the context of the role responsibilities described in about the role', the ideal applicant will be someone who can competitively demonstrate their knowledge, skills and experiences and their suitability against the Leadership competencies for Queensland (Individual Contributor): Vision, Results and Accountability in the context of the essential requirements for this role:

The Essential Requirements for this role are:
- Proven high level consultative, communication, written, interpersonal and negotiation skills appropriate to an environment of reform, change and evolution.
- Knowledge of and the ability to apply appropriate project management methodologies, policy, standards and frameworks relevant to activities and services to ensure effective delivery of outcomes. 
- Demonstrated ability to deliver services and functions, prepare business and service management reports, research, review and analyse information, identify issues and problem solve to assist decision-making with the ability to present findings to management, to ensure effective business outcomes.
- Evidence of ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with colleagues, management and stakeholders including communicating clearly, following direction and participating in a team approach to deliver business solutions
- Attention to detail and experience delivering organisational change projects including process and workflow redesign
- Demonstrated understanding of benefits realisation and ability to report and present to senior stakeholders
- Experience in stakeholder engagement and change management in an environment of complex organisational change 

How to Apply:
A cover letter (1-2 pages maximum) outlining how your knowledge, skills and experiences make you a competitive candidate.
Your current curriculum vitae/resume, including two referees who can attest to your performance and conduct in the workplace.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

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