A05, Project Officer

Job title : A05, Project Officer
Location : Queensland
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1486538
As part of this opportunity, the successful candidate will be required to perform the following-
  • Plan and undertake activities that support the communication, engagement and extension with primary producers and other large landholders in South East Queensland, to enable fire ant management.
  • Provide technical advice to large landholders and primary producers on the effective implementation of fire ant management, including risk mitigation, surveillance, treatment and reporting.
  • Establish, promote and organise workshops, meetings and engagements with large landholders and primary producers to promote fire ant management activities and options.
  • Participate in workshops with key stakeholders, maintaining effective communication and relationships and providing expert advice on fire ant management activities in accordance with biosecurity legislation.
  • Effective coordination and tracking of project activities including project deliverables and risks to deliver a number of small, often related projects under a larger project or strategy.
  • Prepare documentation and provide support for ordering and distribution of treatment products and equipment relating to fire ant management. This may include inventory management, developing procurement documents, evaluation and contract management.
  • Provide technical support to the operational delivery of FAST and its role in assisting the eradication efforts of the National Fire Ant Eradication Program.
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team, including various functions in the National Fire Ant Eradication Program, FAST and Biosecurity Queensland
Highly desirable to this role are:
  • A qualification or relevant experience in stakeholder engagement and communication, would be well regarded.
  If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply or contact ssmith@sharpandcarter.com.au to discuss.