Company Information Description
Join our inspired, inquisitive and capable team to deliver quality outcomes for Western Australians
The Department of Finance is a unique and innovative central government agency, influencing whole-of-government policy and strategy while also delivering a range of important services for the community. Through this blend of policy development and service delivery, Finance enables government to achieve cost-effective, quality outcomes for Western Australians.
Our values-based culture speaks to the heart of who we are, reflects how we go about our business and what we expect from our people. Delivering successful outcomes through our values – inspiring and influential; passionate and committed; honest and respectful; and bold and innovative – is critical to the success of our Department.
The Department of Finance is an agile, productive, vibrant and safe workplace where people can make a real difference and advance their careers. We value diversity and foster an inclusive and collaborative work environment. Our employees are genuinely engaged and encouraged to think differently and work smarter.
We strongly believe in work-life balance and offer a range of flexible work arrangements. We are always looking to adopt new technologies that allow our employees to deliver better outcomes for our community and workplace.
If you believe your values align and you want to be part of the future of Western Australia, there has never been a more exciting and opportune time for you to work at the Department of Finance.
About The Role:
The Department of Finance has been tasked with the delivery of a significant works program, as part of the WA Recovery Plan, on behalf of the other government agencies.
This role is responsible for overall project management of low to medium value, risk and complexity projects. The Senior Project Officer contributes to project teams of in-house and private sector professionals, to plan and deliver projects for government. This may include the supervision of Project Officers and other support staff.
The Senior Project Officer will be involved in the delivery of non-residential building and construction projects as part of this program and may have the opportunity to be involved in projects located across Regional Western Australia.
Our ideal candidate will possess relevant experience and/or qualifications, preferably in building, infrastructure construction or maintenance. They will have well developed communications skills, encompassing written, interpersonal and verbal, with the ability to act as a conduit between technical and non-technical issues that confront building and construction projects. They will be able to provide leadership to project teams, as well as colleagues.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage competing priorities and work within a small team to achieve project delivery outcomes that align with our values, Strategic Directions and commitments to client agencies and government.
Equity and Diversity:
We are committed to providing career opportunities for underrepresented groups within the building and construction industry. As a result, we encourage applications from a diverse field, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, women, young people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
As a proactive measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.