Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water

Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (Organisation site)
Rural Water Futures – RWF Program Support; Water Act Initiatives; Water Resource Management; Brisbane City

Imagine being challenged daily, having your work valued and being a member of a diverse team that’s driving transparent and sustainable rural water management across the state. Working within the Water Act Initiatives Branch of the Department of Regional Development Manufacturing and Water, provides a rare opportunity to be involved in transformational change that will underpin how rural water resources are accessed, used, and managed by Government, water users and the community into the future. This role provides support to the multiple functions of the DRDMW Program Management Office.

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Project Management
Classification AO5
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Cairns region,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay,Darling Downs – Maranoa,Far North Qld,Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/564805/24
Closing date 28-May-2024
Yearly salary $96365 – $104518
Fortnightly salary $3693.70 – $4006.20
Job duration  
Contact person Davina Roberts
Contact details MB: 0476 909 392
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This position is available at the following locations:

Ayr, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Caboolture, Cairns, Gatton, Goondiwindi, Gympie, Longreach, Mackay, Mareeba, Rockhampton, South Johnstone, St George, Toowoomba, Townsville and Warwick. 

Please advise your preference with your application.

The Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (DRMDW) drives growth for Queensland by managing sustainable water resources, leading innovation in manufacturing, and developing our regions. From our offices in Brisbane and a network of regional offices and manufacturing hubs, DRDMW staff work to create a Queensland where communities, businesses and water resources are sustainable and resilient.

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water, Program Management Office. As the Project Officer within the Program Management Office, you will be a member of a fast paced, progressive, and fun team that works collaboratively to achieve program objectives. As a newly formed team, together we have the opportunity to build a strong foundation, test out innovative ideas and be creative in how we can achieve high quality outcomes together.

Working within the Program Support Office team, this position will:
• Assist with the support planning, coordination, development, and implementation of initiatives for the successful delivery of the Department’s Rural Water Futures Program
• Support Business Analytics, Change and Communications, Program and Project Planning, Governance and Assurance discipline activities.
• Assist with the coordination of reporting on program and key projects to the board and management ensuring consistency with the Departments’ program governance standards.
• Undertake tasks associated with procurement and contract management processes for the RWF Program.
• Develop and maintain the reporting and governance structures to manage the Program finance, assurance and other administrative processes.
• Prepare submissions, correspondences, and briefing papers for forums such as board, senior management, industry, councils and for the Minister.
• Undertake secretariat functions for the Project and Program Board.
• Contribute to the development of, and ongoing maintenance of the Programs’ operational management systems.
• Other duties as directed and required.

Additional Role Requirements include:
• Travel to the Brisbane office and/or to regional office locations will be required on an adhoc basis to allow for attendance in team meetings and/or governance meetings etc.
• Experience and/or knowledge of Program or Project Management would be highly desirable.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/564805/24

Closing Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2024


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