Departmental Officer



Government / Local Government
Federal Government


  • 6-month contract
  • ACT Location
  • Baseline will be sponsored (If required)

  • 6-month contract
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • ACT Location

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS4 Departmental Officer. This position is located in their busy ACT office for an initial 6-month contract.


  • Point of contact for any new or existing grant agreement work.
  • Drafting and providing quality assurance of grant documentation in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Liaising and negotiating with stakeholders regarding drafting of grant agreement documentation.
  • Responding to ad-hoc requests related to Grant Administration.
  • Identifying problematic requirements and proactively negotiate solutions.
  • Managing workload in line with agreed timeframes and competing priorities.
  • Undertaking general administration, including filing documents in the departmental electronic filing system, support mailbox workload management and preparing correspondence for stakeholders. 

Core Capabilities 

  • Problem solving skills, organisational skills and analytical skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Risk management and stakeholder engagement
  • Effective user of Microsoft Office suite 

Personal Skills Attributes 

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving high quality outcomes for clients of the Hub
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team, to deliver within deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Personal motivation and drive
  • Accountable and reliable

Benefits working with Karlka Recruiting Group 

  • Weekly pay  
  • Ongoing support: Pre, during and post placement 
  • Dedicated consultant per contract
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Our agency supports Indigenous communities 

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client 12:00 PM by 15/11/2023
Consultant: AJ 
Email for questions:

Nyiyaparli and other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.


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