A little bit about us
The Department is responsible for the Australian Government's policies and programs for infrastructure, transport, regional development, communications and the arts.
We are at the forefront of the Australian Government’s efforts to connect our communities, secure the nation’s economic future, improve living standards, provide access to high quality communication services and ensure all Australians can enjoy diverse artistic and cultural experiences.
The Regional Communications Branch provides strategic policy advice on regional and remote communications including the delivery of mobile, broadband and satellite services across Australia.
The branch also administers a range of regional infrastructure programs, including the $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program (the Program), the $53 million Regional Connectivity Program (RCP) which is a component of the $220 million Stronger Regional Digital Connectivity Package and the Mobile Network Hardening Program (MNHP).
The opportunity we have available
The role involves working in a small team in a fast-paced environment focusing on the delivery of the Mobile Black Spot Program.
The team is responsible for delivering the first five rounds of the Program and the development and implementation of Round 5A that is due to commence later this year.
You will have the opportunity to develop internal and external stakeholder partnerships, gain exposure to the allocation and approval of funding, project governance and the opportunity to work on a wide range of program management and delivery activities.
What will you do?
In this role you will be required to perform duties in accordance with the APS Values and Code of Conduct. You will be required to :
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a candidate who has excellent judgement, is highly motivated, flexible to changing priorities, resilient and can work autonomously under limited guidance.
You should be adept at building productive relationships in a high profile, complex and fast-paced environment and have the ability to drive, manage and coordinate the work agenda.
In order to be successful, you will need to demonstrate that you possess the following skills :
Employment with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is subject to conditions prescribed within the Public Service Act 1999 including :
Only in exceptional circumstances will the department consider waiving this requirement.
You must be willing to disclose all relevant and required information. You must have lived in Australia, or have a checkable background, for at least the preceding five years for Baseline Vetting clearances.
More information on the security clearance vetting process is available on the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website.