Project Administrator

  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Permanent

Company Description

About Us

People join Leidos Australia for many different reasons. The interesting projects. Supportive and open-minded colleagues. The opportunities to develop. What unites us is the fact that everything we do benefits and safeguards Australia in some way. We’re proud of our Mission to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient, and every Leidos team member has a valued role to play – to Be the difference.

Job Description

As part of the Project team this role provides the maintenance of project and program documentation, registers and reports and ensuring documentation configuration control is applied. This will also see you provide secretariat support to Project governance forums including creating and circulating meeting materials and recording meeting minutes. Due to complex security requirements, your role will be essential in delivering communications to the project team who are offsite and working on different networks. You’ll coordinate correspondence, liaise with the team to manage security clearances and desk allocation and manage a varied range of operational tasks that enable this team to deliver their critical work. 

'A day in life' will be;

  • Driving team connections and community; you will bring the corporate Leidos communications to the project team and keep them connected with company updates, information and events; 
  • Network across other Project teams at Leidos to bring fresh ideas and improvements to the team; 
  • Seek out opportunities to celebrate wins as a team via team newsletters or events or initiatives;
  • Provide secretariat support to Project meetings, both internal and external, including the creation of meeting materials and recording and circulating minutes.
  • Participate in the operational aspects of projects and serves as liaison between management and project teams.
  • Maintain project toolsets to identify, track and otherwise manage action items and deliverables arising from or associated with execution of  project business rhythms and processes.
  • Provide general support to Project Managers in the delivery of milestones;
  • Manage security requirements for team members and more.


About You and What You'll Bring

We hire for attitude and aptitude - someone who is seeking a first step into the Project Management career path. You are organised, enjoy building relationships across the business and love bringing your own ideas to the team.  

  • Previous professional administration experience preferably in IT/Defence
  • Minimum Baseline Clearance however NV1 would be an advantage
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Suite and Sharepoint;
  • A passion for learning;
  • A collaborative approach as a team player, your team can’t operate without you!

Additional Information

This role requires the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and be willing to obtain and hold an NV-1 Australian Government Security Clearance.

What You'll Love

This is a fast growing business currently implementing a range of business improvement initiatives, so you’ll have the chance to see some market leading technologies implemented across the function along with contributing to building further on the progressive work currently being developed. We offer a flexible working environment where it’s possible to design your ideal work week.

You’ll be joining a fun and friendly team who support each other closely and love to celebrate together.

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