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APS 4 Coordination Officers

Location: ACT
Work Type: Full Time contract
  • APS 4 rates / Long-term 12 month assignment plus option for extension
  • Work in the heart of the city
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team

McArthur is working with Open Arms to source for APS 4 Coordination Officers (2) to join their team based in Canberra.

The National Operations Coordination Officer role involves applying creative and innovative approaches to complex, sensitive or controversial issues to enable best practice clinical service delivery, exercising sound professional judgement.

Your Duties will include:

  • Provide high quality secretariat and administrative support to the National Operations Section, developing and streamlining processes for increased efficiency, collating records and maintaining registers.
  • Diary management including prioritising executive time and drawing attention to matters of priority.
  • Minute writing or taking notes.
  • Coordinating meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordination support for program management activities, with a focus on timeliness and attention to detail, through efficient work practices, effective communication and contributing to achieving quality outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively with the National Operations Sections and be a coordination point to meet business priorities, including the development and maintenance of Open Arms Clinical Practice and Governance policies, and Accreditation.
  • Provide support in the development of advice, briefings, papers, submissions and correspondence for use in both internal and external decision-making forums. Participate in Open Arms program evaluation, contributing to project management and quality improvement activities that meet strategic aims and objectives.
  • Support an environment that encourages a willingness to adopt participative work place practices in line with policies of WHS, Workplace Diversity and the Australian Public Service values, Employment Principles and the APS Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrated experience in an Administrative Support, Project Support or similar role and experience using record management systems (CM9 and PDMS) is required. (Desirable)
  • Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, advanced word processing skills (Desirable).
  • Previous experience working in Australian Public Service roles (Desirable)

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Require a high level of integrity, and strong communication and organisational skills to manage competing priorities for the successful delivery of divisional objectives.
  • Exercise sound judgement, a high degree of initiative and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive business matters.
  • Have experience working as an EA within the Government.
  • Establish strong working relationships and deliver a high standard of customer service
  • Work collaboratively with others and build productive relationships to achieve results in a busy, fast paced environment.

If you have any questions, please call Anu at 02 6229 9000 or on 0407 580 075. Alternatively, please send your resume to

142 949 Posted On:08/04/2021