Location Canberra
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation ICT, Project Support, Technical, TSPV
Contact person Cindace Prasad
Reference TR/061545
Call Email Cindace

Due to the nature of clients we work with here at Kinexus and the projects these roles will be based on, an Australian Government Top Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) clearance is essential.

These opportunities do not have the ability to obtain sponsorship for a security clearance (including applicants who currently hold a security clearance seeking to upgrade).

ABOUT THIS ROLE

Project Support Officer (Multiple) - RFQ-ASD-21-2024 - SOW 1 - Original

Project Support Officers are required to work within the Australian Signals Directorate Information Security Branch (ISB) to undertake administrative support.

The Project Support Officer will be responsible for managing packages of work, scheduling dependencies, documentation, data entry and providing administrative support. The Project Support Officer will play an important role in project planning, risk and issue management helping to drive projects forward to achieve outcomes for a diverse range of customers.

The Project Support Officer will need to be a self-starter and have an ability to work within strict timeframes. The role will require project support skills and a proven ability to work within an integrated team of technical and non-technical personnel.

The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 2.

Current Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance is strongly preferred, however candidates who have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period (which has since been downgraded) may be considered.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is the federal agency responsible for foreign signals intelligence, cyber warfare and information security. ASD's purpose is to defend Australia from global threats and help advance our national interests.

Situated in Canberra, ASD employs over 2000 TSPV cleared workers. ASD's workforce is growing rapidly. Areas of growth include PMO, cyber security, systems administration and engineering, software development and network engineering.

A top-security, complex and highly technical environment, ASD plays a vital role in the defence of Australia. Long contracts (12 months+) available.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with project planning, project delivery, schedules and manage work packages.
  • With guidance from team leads, contribute and assist with the development of project documentation, including standard operating procedures for common administrative tasks.
  • Contribute and assist with routine record keeping and data entry, including using the organisation's electronic record keeping system.
  • With guidance from team leads, contribute and assist with the logging of risks and issues.
  • With guidance from team leads, contribute and assist with the tracking and reporting of team action items.
  • With guidance from team leads, contribute and assist with the tracking and reporting of team action items.


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Australian Citizenship and a TSPV security clearance is essential.
  • Ability to learn and operate corporate systems, including customer relationship management (CRM) databases, records management systems, etc.
  • Familiarity with delivering security briefings. Experience in security vetting, administration, risk management or assurance is desirable.


BENEFITS

Why work for ASD?

  • Work on interesting and prestigious projects vital to the ongoing defence of Australia.
  • Flexible work environment; work the hours that suit you between 7am and 7pm.
  • Low attrition rate: the great variety of projects and opportunities across different business areas ensure few workers leave ASD.
  • 12 or 18 month contracts available.
  • Fantastic growth opportunities available at any stage of your career.


Why Kinexus?

  • Kinexus has been supplying TSPV contractors to ASD since 2004 and have a strong relationship with them. We are one of just 9 suppliers Australia-wide.
  • Our experience in managing contractors in defence/national security industries means we understand the requirements from the Commonwealth, insurances and clearances.
  • DISP accredited; we can hold clearances and manage renewals.
  • Dedicated account manager (me!) who is your dedicated POC and offer continuous contractor care.
  • Rate negotiation guidance in line with the SFIA framework.
  • Dedicated payroll assistant who facilitates your taxes and super.
  • We proactively chase timesheet approvers to ensure you get paid on-time and error free.
  • Regular visits to Canberra for coffee, lunches and quarterly drinks events.
  • We can facilitate novated car leases, LAFHA or salary sacrifice.
  • We'll keep you up to date with the most appropriate, interesting opportunities in your field.
  • Community matters. Kinexus supports women in Defence through our female mentoring program and rewards referrers through our Referral Rewards scheme.

Kinexus is the leading recruitment partner to the Defence Industry in Australia. We support our community in making intelligent connections and create opportunities to help them grow their careers.

All applications should include your resume as a word document. For more information, visit our website, www.kinexus.com.au or contact Cindace Prasad at 0449 511 324. #LI-CP