Project Support Officer

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 4 November 2019

Job Description

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

About the role

Cardno ID is currently seeking to fill a Project Support Officer (PSO) role that will contribute to Cardno’s success by providing operational and administrative support for project management activities within the International Development team.

The successful candidate will be based in Melbourne or Canberra.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Works closely with project teams to provide administrative, operational and logistical support including contracting, procurement, financial management, travel arrangements and other logistics
  • Support compliance with key operational and contractual requirements and policies
  • Support head office initiatives for program process improvements
  • Provides high level word processing and administrative support to program teams, projects and regional director
  • Organise and support recruitment processes for project staff. Draft contracts and facilitate approvals by appropriate managers
  • Coordinate the mobilisation and overseas relocation of long term advisers for project assignments. This includes the organisation of flights, visas, pre-departure briefings, arranging temporary and permanent accommodation, assisting with the uplift of goods, facilitating completion of Cardno policies and HR requirements prior to travel and registering travel insurance.
  • Provide support to consultants and advisers working on overseas assignments including the maintenance and tracking of annual leave entitlements and professional development records.

All other duties as outlined in the position description.

To learn more about this exciting role, Please copy and paste this link: https://bit.ly/2WuFR8b to access further details on the role including an outline of the key responsibilities and primary outputs.

About you

The successful candidate will present with a high level of interpersonal skills and excellent organisational and time management skills. S/he must be willing to take on a variety of tasks that may be required to ensure efficient operation of the business units and has the ability to interpret and apply policies, requirements and procedures and use of corporate systems.

A great opportunity to step into your next role, excellent team support, and a competitive salary.

How to apply?

We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Apply by submitting your resume and covering letter outlining your suitability to this role. Applications close at 5.00pm on the 17th November 2019. Kindly note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Why join Cardno?

Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

At Cardno, we take care of the people that keep our business, clients and communities thriving. We offer benefits and initiatives to enhance your health and wellbeing, and to help you balance your career and personal life.

Other information

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks.

About the Organization

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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