Project Officer

Job Title: Project Officer
Contract Type: HR Services
Location: Newcastle
Reference: 305240
Contact Name: Wendy Donovan
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2021 15:45

Job Description

Are you available now? We are looking for someone who is a champion with business improvement and system implementation.

This position’s primary objective is to assist with the implementation of a range  of  projects,  system implementations and  improvement  of  processes in line with the General Manager’s responsibilities which  improve  service  delivery,  operations  or  contribute  to  better  outcomes  and  experiences  for candidates and clients. In this role you will have a focus on business improvement and business excellence, whilst working across the business to ensure effective implementation but also work with a variety of external partners and providers.

Based in our Newcastle CBD office, as part of the peoplefusion team you will receive a great mix of professional development, challenging work, autonomy and reward. Without a doubt you will get your teeth into a range of projects involving embedding & integrating a new CRM and portals, a HRIS and potentially payroll, as well as overhauling our intranet. Ideally, you’ll also assist with data cleansing and automations within our workflows.

In this role you will:

  • Review current system areas of improvement and develop a project plan of business improvement areas

  • Conduct research and provide advice, information, briefs and reports as directed by the General Manager

  • Create written material/templates that improve consistency of activities

  • Look at ways to maximise automation between & within systems

  • Manage and oversee particular aspects of projects and implementations, including developing and monitoring project plans and coordinating resources to ensure successful project milestones are met

  • Deliver on assigned projects and processes within agreed upon deadlines and quality standard

  • Work effectively with team members towards mutual continued development and provide feedback to each other on project work undertaken

To shine in this role you are:

  • Experienced with implementing shared service systems such as a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, payroll system, HRIS, in a similar capacity

  • Experience in delivery of business improvement initiatives

  • Ability to distil complex information into appropriate formats for a range of audiences

  • Well-developed skills in maximising technology platforms

  • Confident in planning, scheduling and prioritising workload – a working knowledge of project planning practices

  • Demonstrated highly developed written and verbal communication

To learn more about what makes peoplefusion tick, including the values we live by, go to

For a confidential discussion about the role, or to request the full position description, contact Wendy Donovan, General Manager  on 02 4927 2015 or Please apply with a current CV and cover letter. Interviews will commence straight away.

At peoplefusion we don’t just accept diversity and inclusion —we celebrate it! We strive to create an environment of equal opportunity regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, religion or physical ability, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. If you require any assistance with your application please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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