Project Officer – Contracts

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City of Greater Geraldton
Geraldton, Australia

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Project Officer - Contracts

Job ID: 13409
Job Views: 37
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Local Government, Project Management
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 11/07/2024


About the position:

The Project Delivery & Engineering (PD&E) team are responsible for council policy & strategy development, project planning, detailed design and the development and delivery of the City’s annual Capital Works Program. The Projects Officer position works in collaboration with the (PD&E) team to support the delivery of City infrastructure projects, from inception to completion. The role plays a key part in achieving excellence in the control and delivery of the City’s projects in accordance with the requirements of the Project Delivery Framework (PDF).

Job Requirements:

Key accountabilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the PD&E branch to ensure the quality and completeness of the delivery of the City’s annual Capital Works Program in terms of the City’s established systems, processes, and the PDF.
  • Coordinate the review, improvement, and documentation of the PD&E branch’s processes using the City’s business process mapping tool.
  • Undertake the role of PD&E branch champion for the new Enterprise Resource Program by supporting implementation, review, maintenance, as well as continuously improving the PD&E contract and project management processes.
  • Provide advice and support in contract administration activities for the PD&E branch including preparation of purchase order requisitions, procurement plans, requests for quotation or tender, contractor payment certificates, several types of project progress.

For further information and to view the position description: Project Officer - Contracts (Ref: 1404)

To gain a better understanding of the role or to discuss the position qualification and experience requirements in more detail, please call Manager Project Delivery & Engineering on 08 9956 6949.


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Position requirements:

The successful applicant will ideally hold Degree in Contract Administration, Project Management, Civil Engineering or a related discipline and relevant experience. Additionally, have comprehensive experience in business, contract and project administration. As well as comprehensive knowledge of process mapping methodologies and project delivery framework.

Applicants who have comprehensive knowledge, skills and extensive experience in a similar role but do not have formal qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary range between $97,157 - $108,700 per annum will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate as it relates to the requirements of the position.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20.5% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 22 Annual Leave days
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

How to Apply:

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document (no more than two A4 pages) addressing each of the below items (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)
    1. Extensive experience in business, contract, contract, procurement and/or project administration
    2. Demonstrated experience in the preparation of high-quality written correspondence, reports, and other business, technical and/or project documentation
    3. Demonstrated ability to extract, tabulate, schedule, analyse and present several types of data
    4. Comprehensive knowledge of process mapping methodologies

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Wednesday 24 July 2024.


Ross McKim