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Project Officer

Advertiser: Australian Livestock & Rural Transporters AssociationMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
25 Sep 2018
Work Type
Part Time
Administration & Office Support, Contracts Administration

The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) invites applications for a part-time Project Officer position in our National Secretariat, based in Canberra. 

The Company

The ALRTA is the national peak body for a federation of six state and territory associations which strive to improve the safety, productivity and status of road transport businesses servicing the agricultural supply chain.

The Role

The primary function of the role is to progress grant-funded projects relating to:

  • An innovative research project;
  • Development of an industry code of practice; and
  • Construction of new roadside infrastructure used by heavy vehicles.

Examples of day-to-day tasks include:

  • Research;
  • Planning and prioritising;
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Developing and executing action plans;
  • Collection and analysis of data;
  • Budgeting; and
  • Reporting.

The role involves occasional interstate travel and representing the ALRTA at meetings and events. The Project Officer will also be required to assist in general office tasks such as answering phones and collecting mail.

Normal working hours will be 22.5 hours per week but some flexibility may be required to meet competing deadlines from time to time.

The Applicant

The position will suit a highly organised individual with previous project management experience. 

Knowledge of the road transport sector, agricultural supply chain, infrastructure construction/operation or government regulatory processes would be an advantage.

How to Apply

Please lodge a cover letter of no more than two pages along with a CV that includes referee details.

Further Information

An attractive salary package based on skills and experience will be offered.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday, 19 October 2018.

More information about the ALRTA can be obtained here:   To find out more about the specifics of the role please call the ALRTA Executive Director, Mathew Munro, on 0421 082 489.

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