Project Support Officer

Fixed Term 12 - 18 months, Key support role across project lifecycle, Enjoy flexible working conditions + benefits + work-life balance.

About Scope

Scope’s mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen. We support people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays to achieve their goals. Across Victoria, Scope provides services to thousands of people with a disability in more than 100 service locations.

Scope is a registered provider under the NDIS and delivers a range of services including supported independent living, short term accommodation (respite), lifestyle options and therapy.

Scope was recently named on the Australian Financial Review's Top 100 Most Innovative Companies' in Australia and New Zealand.

About The Role

Scope has an exciting opportunity for a Project Support Officer to work within our Strategy, Brand and Business Development Division.

The Project Support Officer role is central to the smooth running of key administrative and support functions for the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Redevelopments Project. The Project Support Officer will support the team and has a key role with administrative activities across the project life cycle.

About You

Key tasks include:

  • Provide administrative support for agreed project management methods, standards and processes throughout a project lifecycle as directed by Manager Strategy and Special Projects and the Project Manager
  • Assist team members in the administration of SDA Redevelopment project and SIL Vacancy procedures, disciplines and recording and reporting standards
  • Define and document procedures in accordance with agreed methodology
  • Develop and maintain the project library, recording and reporting systems
  • Organise Project Reference Group meetings, remotely as well as potentially at Scope locations, and email or provide printed hard copies of collateral as required for these meetings
  • Take and distribute minutes for Project Reference Groups and a Steering Committee
  • Maintain and update the SDA Redevelopment Project stakeholder contact list
  • Maintain calendar of Project milestones and Project Reference Group meetings
  • Follow up emails or calls to key stakeholders to confirm meeting times or details, or other Project administrative questions, on advice of Vacancy Coordinators or Project Manager
  • Undertake any other administrative tasks as specified by Project leadership

Key Qualities:

  • A high degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite, specifically project based programs and a willingness and skill to learn new programs quickly
  • Strong level of written skills and the ability to analyse and present information professionally
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organised and efficient; a high degree of initiative and ability to manage multiple competing priorities.

Scope as an Employer

Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging and purchased annual leave scheme. You will also get the unique chance to work in a sector that is seeing the biggest social reform since the introduction of Medicare.

Take your career on a journey with Scope and work proactively with us to achieve our mission!

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to hold a Working with Children Check and a Police Check issued in the last 12 months for employment in the Disability sector.  If you have lived or worked for a continuous period of 12 months or more in another country within the last 10 years, a certified International Police Check from that country or countries will also be required.




12/10/2020 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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