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Senior Project Officer, Next Generation Graduates Program


Acknowledgement of Country CSIRO acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, sea and waters, of the area that we live and work on across Australia. We acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. View our vision towards reconciliation The Opportunity Join CSIRO - Australia's National Science and Innovation Agency Flexible work arrangements Mix of home and office.

Collaborative, flexible, innovative workplace that values you and your career development The Next Generation Graduates Program will fund national scholarships to attract and train the next generation of artificial intelligence and emerging technology specialists. Through the Program, the Australian Government aims to address top-end talent shortages under two streams – Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies. The Program will work with universities and industry to co-fund scholarships for Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Levels 8 (Honours) to 10 (Doctoral) using a work-integrated learning approach.

Students will participate in industry-led research projects and/or placements to build job-ready skills and provide short-term access to high-end talent for business in addition to completing a formal qualification relevant to AI. Data61 will deliver the Program, in partnership with universities and industry partners. The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for the development of the Program’s internal and external stakeholder relationship management, administration and KPI reporting.

Your duties will include: Undertake end to end administrative processes with respect to student enrolment, admission/onboarding, coursework and engagement activities, milestone and examination processes, in collaboration with university partners, and develop relevant processes and procedures. Manage financial aspects of the Program, including provision of scholarship funding to universities. Develop and execute coursework components of the Program, in consultation with key staff.

Manage, work with and store sensitive and confidential information, including but not limited to personal and/or financial information Liaise with stakeholders (including industry and university partners) to determine their needs, tailoring solutions to potentially conflicting requirements, taking personal responsibility for client satisfaction, and correcting problems promptly and in a constructive manner. Under limited direction, use technical expertise to develop and lead a range of activities/functions relating to the Program, including coursework and engagement activities. Location: Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane Salary: AU$105,806 to AU$114,500plus up to 15.

4% superannuation Tenure: Specified term of 3 years Reference: 91286 To be considered you will need: A relevant qualification (e.g. degree, postgraduate degree) or successful relevant experience proactively leading a dynamic, fast-paced office and providing high-level adm.


Date09 March 2023

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