Current Opportunities


APS4/5 Executive Assistant

Do you have executive support experience and are looking to start an interesting role in the APS?

We have had unprecedented demand for executive support people at APS4/5 levels and would love to hear from you if you have a background in these areas!

Our clients are looking for adaptable, highly motivated candidates to bring talent to their teams. As an experienced support officer, you will have: 

  • High level written skills, with an ability to prepare correspondence such as briefs, minutes and reports;
  • Strong analytical skills and be able to exercise initiative;
  • Agility, be well organised and enjoy managing concurrent deadlines;
  • Outstanding stakeholder relationship skills with drive to deliver exemplary client and customer service;
  • Corporate presentation;
  • A collaborative approach and enjoy achieving goals as a team.

We have assignments attracting excellent hourly rates and long term non-ongoing positions in federal government departments located in the City, Inner South and Parliamentary Triangle.  If you are results orientated, have strong work ethic and looking for your next contract, we have positions available in high profile agencies!

If you would like to learn more, please send your updated to jobs@Kowalski.com.au.  If you would like more information, please call us on 02 6230 66 36.

 

APS5 – EL1 Policy and Program Officer

Have a background in Program or Policy? We have an extremely high demand for Program and Policy Officers and we would love to hear from you!

Our client is looking for an adaptable, highly motivated candidate to join their team and are specifically looking for an outstanding officer with diverse experience to commence immediately. 

As the Policy/Program Officer you will:

  • Conduct research and analysis across a range of sources to inform policy development;
  • Create implementation plans for complex policy;
  • Provide a range of project management and support services, including preparation of discussion papers, briefs and submissions to contribute to the development and delivery of policy initiatives;
  • Manage and respond to enquiries from program partners in a timely manner;
  • Identify and engage with relevant stakeholders, technical experts, industry representatives and community members;
  • Contribute to and develop ministerial briefings, written reports and other documents;
  • Provide the Program Manager with recommendations on grant applications;
  • Provide accurate and timely secretariat support services to Executives within the Taskforce;
  • Participate in and present to committee meetings, forums and workshops on relevant topics;
  • Make recommendations on policy instruments, frameworks, content and options to address the Department’s preferred policy position;
  • Understand the specific Departmental, political, social and economic environments in the development of policy advice.

As an experienced APS Officer, you will have:

  • High level research, strategic analysis and interpretation skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel;
  • Strong understanding of government policy, processes and procedures;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under pressure and to meet short and long term deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding stakeholder relationship skills with drive to delivers exemplary client and customer service;
  • A collaborative approach and enjoy achieving goals as a team.

We have short term assignments attracting excellent hourly rates and limited long term non-ongoing positions available immediately.  If you are results orientated, have strong work ethic and looking for your next contract, we have options commencing immediately we would like to speak to you about!

If you would like to learn more, please send your updated resume through to jobs@kowalski.com.au. If you would like more information prior to submitting your details please call us on 02 6230 6636.

 

Communications Officer

Do you have a love for communications? Are you a person with strong determination to achieve absolutely outstanding results? Then we want to hear from you!!

The opportunity

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated person with a strong communications background, whose primary role will be to assist the communications team to draft, design and distribute digital material for a range of platforms and audiences.

Some key aspects of the role will include:

  • Assisting with communications and extension campaigns;
  • Assisting in developing offline and online strategies and digital tools;
  • Tracking and quantifying the effectiveness of communication initiatives and campaigns;
  • Assisting with social media;
  • Completing reports to analyse results;
  • Developing responses that affect stakeholders.

What we’re looking for:

  • Formal quals in Communications, Journalism, marketing, or a similar degree;
  • 3+ years in a similar position;
  • Strong analytics skills working across a number of platforms, e.g., Facebook;
  • Demonstrated excellent written communication and IT skills;
  • Strong design skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels.
  • It would be great if you have experience in InDesign / Photoshop / video editing.  

Does this sound like you?

To apply for this role please your most up-to-date CV to jobs@kowalski.com.au. If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact our office on 02 6230 6636.  

 

APS 6 Project Management Position

Our client, a high profile Federal Government Department has an immediate requirement for an APS 6 Project Manager, to work with line divisions, and to broadly assist in project coordination and implementation. The Branch is also currently implementing an online project management solution which will be used to monitor and report on the progress of the implementation.

The ideal candidate for this outstanding opportunity will have experience in the implementation of policies, programs or initiatives; project management and reporting; and government procurement and contract management. You will also need strong communication skills, attention to detail (including experience in producing high-level reports/briefs) and effective writing skills; proficiency in IT systems and applications; and excellent organisational skills and the ability to work well during periods of high pressure and tight deadlines under limited supervision.

For more information on this great opportunity, please telephone 02 6230 6636, or email: jobs@kowalski.com.au.

 

Accountants

We have an unprecedented demand for outstanding accountants to work in both corporate and professional services environments in government and the private sector, in both ongoing and non-ongoing roles.

We are looking for exceptional people – you will need accounting qualifications, and several years’ experience in an accounting/finance role, strong analytical skills with a detail-oriented approach, a flexible, can-do attitude, strong financial modelling and Excel skills, clear communication skills, using discretion in dealing with people at all levels and strong organisation and workload management skills.

You will be rewarded with excellent remuneration, reviewed regularly on performance, and the opportunity to develop your career in positive encouraging environments.

Please send your CV, with confidentiality assured to jobs@kowalski.com.au.