Principal Project Officer
Key project role combining high-level IT skills with project management experience
Summary about this job
Government - State
Company: Department of Health - Queensland
Work type: Contract/Temp
Detail information about job Principal Project Officer. Terms and conditions vacancy
Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Services, you will be responsible for undertaking complex, sensitive and time critical projects and change management activities. You will manage the monitoring and reporting of project related trends and performance against project plans and schedules, delivering high-level technical expertise for the development, implementation and support of continuing Information Technology projects for the Tribunal.
In addition, you will manipulate and manage software applications, including SQL and Oracle databases and synthesise data from local and interfacing systems to produce quality reports to assist the Tribunal. You will develop and maintain stakeholder relationships to ensure accurate assessment and identification of business and system requirements while providing authoritative advice to senior and executive management using your effective written communications skills in the development of correspondence.
The successful person
Utilising your high-level skills in Information and Communications Technology, you will have a proven project management background, specialising in large scale projects and apply project management and change management methodologies.
You will be an analytical thinker with proven effective written communication skills including the ability to prepare timely, accurate, responsive and well organised briefings and reports, whilst conveying technical information in plain English.
In addition, you will have demonstrable experience in building and maintaining effective professional and consultative relationships to support business change, including the ability to initiate relationships and influence key stakeholders.
The Mental Health Review Tribunal (the Tribunal) is an independent statutory body continued under the Mental Health Act 2016. The primary purpose of the Tribunal is to review the involuntary status of persons with mental illnesses and/or intellectual disability, including the review of treatment authorities, forensic orders, treatment support orders, a person's fitness for trial, the detention of a minor in a high security unit. The Tribunal also hears applications for examination authorities, applications to perform regulated treatments and approvals for patients to transfer into and out of Queensland.
The Tribunal consists of the President, Deputy President, Executive Officer, staff and Members, including lawyers, psychiatrists and other persons with relevant qualifications and/or experience that exercise the Tribunal's jurisdiction and facilitate the function of same.
Benefits of working with the Mental Health Review Tribunal
By joining the Mental Health Review Tribunal, you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success. You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:
• Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
• Flexible working arrangements
• Diverse work culture
• Career training and development
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 1-2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.