APS6 Plans and Lessons Officer

  • Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Contract
  • Super
  • APS6 Plans and Lessons Officer role within a Federal Government Agency
  • 6-12 Months initial contract with possible extension
  • Campbell Park location

About the role
The responsiveness of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide – Taskforce (RCDVS- TF) is critical to its effectiveness. RCDVS-TF staff, including seconded personnel and liaison officers, will be required to operate in a complex and dynamic environment with sensitive and potentially confronting material.

As the APS 6 Lessons Officer your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Operate in a high tempo and sensitive environment requiring continuous engagement across Defence.
  • Accountable for providing accurate, consistent, timely and appropriate advice in relation to Taskforce Lessons activities, working individually or collaboratively to develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Collection, data entry and analysis of continuous improvement Observations from Taskforce members and stakeholders to inform Taskforce Lessons Learned.
  • Assist with the inclusion of observations in reports and presentations for visibility, approval and implementation of improvement Actions.
  • Effectively communicate insight derived from analysis to support decision making.
  • Secretariat functions for working groups and forums.
  • Contribute to meetings within, or external, to the Taskforce to assist with the implementation of the Taskforce Laessons Framework and development of the new Enterprise Lessons Learned Framework.
  • Coordinate the Taskforce Productivity and Wellbeing survey activities including procurement.
  • Contribute to the development of procedures, processes and documents for inclusion in the Taskforce Business Management System.
  • Support other high priority Taskforce wide activities, as required.

Skills and Experience
Essential Requirements:

  • Critical thinking and analysis skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and subject matter experts to clarify requirements, elicit advice and provide relevant information.
  • Ability to resolve problems using expertise, taking the initiative to identify alternative courses of action.
  • Ability to think innovatively to identify and enable opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Proven organisational skills and ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.

Desirable requirements:
Experience in lessons and/or evaluation activities.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • To be eligible for employment in this role, you must be an Australian citizen, and have a current AGSVA Baseline security clearance.s

How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your application to Connie at Talent International by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button. Alternatively, you can contact Connie on 02 6129 6318 or
connie.tong@talentinternational.com for further information.

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