Position Details
Reference Number 11528
Position Title Project Support Officer
Employment Type Full Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 70 Dale Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Award Classification
Travel Requirements No requirements
Position Summary
  • Permanent full time position
  • Salary packaging benefits (tax-free not-for-profit)
  • Exciting new role


A career at UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) offers exciting rewards and opportunities for anybody wanting to make a difference to their community. Our work environment encourages employees to grow professionally and personally, motivating them to do great things. Our employees are integral for delivering quality services and we are committed to their personal and professional development.

UCWPA provides community services which improve the quality of life for aged, unemployed and homeless people, families, children, youth, people with a mental health disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. UWCPA is one of the larger organisations providing quality aged care services in South Australia.


The Strategy and Service Improvement Department is currently looking to appoint an enthusiastic Project Support Officer in this newly created role. This position will require the individual to work cross-functionally to provide day-to-day support to add value and help improve the work of the strategy, marketing and quality teams.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Completing day-to-day support tasks as requested
  • Management of team project timelines and monitoring of deadlines
  • Management of internet and intranet portals
  • Co-ordination of meeting dates, agenda, minutes and follow up on any outstanding items
  • Review format, edit and publish documents as required
  • Development of commercial reporting of trends in customer market segments
  • Conduct details analysis of data and trends across portfolios and gathered from multiple systems
  • Development of source funding for projects
  • Review of current innovation/continuous improvement

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Current SA Driver’s Licence & Police Clearance
  • Previous experience in a PR, Marketing, Corporate Planning or Quality role
  • Experience in working within a community service environment & multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven understanding & experience of event and project management
  • Excellent data analytics, trend analysis and reporting writing skills
  • Sound research skills that enables translation to user-friendly outputs 

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

Applications close: COB Monday 18 September

Contact Person Stuart Boyd
Contact Number 0403164891
Closing Date 18/09/2017
Job and Person Specification Project Support Officer.pdf
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