NGO Recruitment supports the Voice to Parliament and a YES vote on 14th October

Project Officer

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2023-09-15
Job Type Contract or perm
Job Number 1126982
  • Excellent opportunity to grow
  • Social and affordable housing
  • Immediate start


The Organisation
Our client is one who is passionate about smart investment in social and affordable housing which can deliver sustainable benefits to health, employment and general well-being. Their planning and project management processes maintain a responsible and balanced approach to commercial, social and environmental outcomes. By partnering with Australia’s leading developers and builders this organisation has delivered over 3,500 new affordable homes and $1.4 billion into the Australian affordable housing market over the past ten years.

The Benefits
  • Join a dedicated, passionate organisation
  • Full time position based in Melbourne with flexible working arrangements
  • Starting immediately on a contract with a view to a permanent role

The Role

Reporting to the State Manager, you will be responsible for working at project level to represent the organisation in alignment to strategic goals and objectives. Your responsibilities will include: 
  • Coordinate all activities associated with projects
  • Provide support to the State Manager
  • Ensure smooth running of processes and systems
  • Provide communication to all stakeholders
  • Develop methods of project execution and delivery
  • Ensure project deadlines are met
  • Evaluate project performance
  • Provide reports
  • Track budget, activities, progress
  • Undertake project tasks as required

Skills Required
You will have 1-2 years experience in a similar role or within architecture, residential building, aged care building or commercial building.
  • Demonstrated understanding of building principles, regulations, and requirements
  • Relevant tertiary education
  • Understanding of NFP sector would be advantageous
  • Good understanding of budgeting and reporting
  • Proven success in developing effective collaborative partnerships with stakeholders of all levels
  • Highly developed computer literacy skills
  • Adaptable to change, with an ability to manage competing priorities in a dynamic environment

If you are a currently working within building or architecture, and would like to advance your career, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call (02) 82430570 or email

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.