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Project Support Officer - Remote / Work from Home

Australasian College of Road Safety

Australasian College of Road Safety

The Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS), a not-for-profit, is Asia-Pacific’s leading membership association for road safety professionals, advocates, and members of the public who are focused on saving lives and eliminating serious injuries on our roads. Established in 1988, ACRS provides a collaborative environment promoting communication, networking, professionalism, and advocacy through policy, research and the Journal of Road Safety to eliminate fatal and serious road trauma. ACRS is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and encourages people from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

We have an exciting opportunity in our team for an enthusiastic and proactive Project Support Officer (PSO) to join us as we continue our trajectory forward. With an external Road Safety Specialist, the PSO will be responsible for supporting the implementation of a grant funded project.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Flexible, able to shift priorities in a dynamic and ever-changing environment
  • A solutions-focused attitude to efficiently respond to different challenges and opportunities
  • Tech savvy, comfortable to work with new systems and processes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new skills with enthusiasm
  • Ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to be a team player and achieve common goals
  • A passion for reducing road trauma and reaching zero vision by 2050

what you'll be doing:

  • Monitoring project deliverables and project timelines; tracking workflow and priorities across the project to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Develop documentation/progress reports for the Project Advisory Team, ACRS Executive Council and other governance committees as required.
  • With the Grants Manager, provide scheduled progress reports to the funding body.
  • With the Finance Manager, monitor financial transactions related to the project and provide progress reports.
  • High level executive support to manage day-today operations.
  • Coordinating meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to online meetings and presentations.
  • Provide secretariat support for meetings, including agendas, collating papers, taking actions and scribing.
  • Assist with the development of the survey, interviews and roundtables.
  • Provide timely and effective communication with project stakeholders and the ACRS staff as required.
  • Collate documents/information as required.
  • Proof read, edit and format documentation to ensure consistency and professionalism.
  • Book travel as required.
  • Attend meetings, as needed.
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities within the scope of this role as required.

what you should have:

Key capabilities:

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven project management skills with an ability to monitor progress and prioritise tasks.
  • Proven ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated in a remote working environment.
  • Strong computer literacy.
  • Experience in report editing and formatting with meticulous attention to detail.


  • Experience in a membership-based or not-for-profit (NFP) organisation.
  • Obtained a recognised certificate/degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in Microsoft 365 and SharePoint.

Hours & REmote working:

The Project Support Officer hours are negotiable, up to 1.0FTE, and the successful applicant will work remotely. The successful candidate will be offered an initial 12-month contract with the possibility of extension.

It’s an exciting time to join us as we look to continue our growth forward. We are a college where we have pride in our work, passion for our impact on society and our daily business is undertaken in a fun and inclusive manner. We offer the opportunity to work and be part of a small, cohesive Not-for-Profit (NFP) team that values new ideas and input. At ACRS, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and stay and do their best work so together, we can make an even bigger impact on road safety.

Please contact Cecily, Operations Manager on [email protected], using the subject line: Project Support Officer - Remote / Work from Home enquiry via EthicalJobs, or call 02 6290 2509 for more information.

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