Part-Time Project Officer

Part-Time Project Officer

21338 - Perth, Western Australia

About AIMS

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is Australia’s tropical marine research agency.

Our research into some of Australia’s iconic marine ecosystems guides their management, protection and sustainable use. Our marine science delivers practical benefit to the real-world, providing high quality, large-scale and long-term research that is used by governments, industry and the wider community to make informed decisions about the Great Barrier Reef, the North-West Shelf and the Arafura and Timor Seas.

AIMS researchers at our locations in Townsville, Darwin and Perth have access to some of world’s best marine research infrastructure such as the National Sea Simulator, cutting edge laboratories and our fleet of research vessels.

About this Opportunity

Development of a contemporary project management system that will ensure best practice project planning, management and reporting of our significant research endeavours is nearly complete. This new system will be implemented within months and to support its release, a core team of project management professionals is being engaged.

We require a part-time Project Officer to provide essential support to our Project Management Office with the implementation and operation of the new project management system. The Project Officer will provide guidance and expertise to project staff in adopting the new system and will support staff through all stages of the project lifecycle, including the development of project schedules and facilitating project related workshops.

About our Offer

The successful candidate will be rewarded with:

>> AOF level 4 salary ($82,632 - $94,034 per annum full time equivalent)

>> 15.4% superannuation

>> Generous leave provisions

>> Part-time 2 year fixed term position (49 hours per fortnight)

>> Location Perth

Next Step

Download the application information, position description and selection criteria from the link below. Candidates are advised that applications must include statements addressing the selection criteria.  

Position enquiries can be directed to David Souter, Chief Research Officer

Further information about our new project management system is available from the Project Management Office brochure.


Applications close Friday 31 May 2019.


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Closing Date

31 May 2019

Position Number



Perth, Western Australia

Submitting your application

Electronic applications may be received up to midnight on the specified closing date.

Applications can be submitted via the APPLY NOW link above.  Alternatively your complete application can be emailed to: