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APS5/6 Grants Assessors

Our Federal Government client is seeking the services of multiple APS5/6 Grants Assessment Officers. Under general direction, the Officers will work on grant assessment and administration, including applying legislation, procedures and guidelines. Day to day they will collaborate, communicate, influence, use good judgement in decision making, and be a responsive and inclusive team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse and assess project information against program guidelines and procedural documentation
  • Draft and negotiate routine funding agreements
  • Prepare briefs, correspondence and reports
  • Manage contractual relationships with proponents to ensure compliance
  • Assess and action variation requests, project progress and completion reports
  • Prepare payment recommendations and keep appropriate records
  • Maintain program and project records
  • Identify project risks and mitigation strategies
  • Work with team leaders to resolve complex issues and find innovative solutions.

To be successful we are seeking candidates with the below demonstrated experience:  

  • Previous grant management experience 
  • Good, collaborative interpersonal and customer service skills in dealing with senior positions, colleagues and grant recipients
  • Ability to analyse information and draw sound conclusions based on evidence
  • Ability to prioritise and complete work within established procedures, using initiative when required
  • Responsibility for administering and ensuring contract and/or grant outcomes are managed and delivered
  • Ability to work in large teams (that may have people working remotely) with commitment, taking responsibility for helping shape team culture and participating in performance expectations.

This role will offer flexibility on location, the majority of the team are based in Orange, NSW and Canberra but other locations/remote working is available for experienced Grants Officers that hold a Baseline Security Clearance.

A current Baseline Security Clearance is essential for this position

For further information about the role and a confidential chat please call Deb Moss on 0477 538 973 or email deb.moss@calleo.com.au
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