Careers at the Brotherhood

Precinct Project Officer

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Work type: Maximum Term Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Community Development

We’re looking for a professional Precinct Project Officer with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a 12 months maximum term full-time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Fitzroy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society -

a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.


The Precinct Project Officer will be part of an exciting social purpose precinct development project. This role will provide multifaced project support and coordination, to all aspects of Fitzroy precinct project development.

This will include supporting tendering and expression of interest (EOI) processes, through to assisting with stakeholder engagement and Board reporting. A particular focus of this role will be monitoring and reporting on progress against key milestones to ensure the project stays on track.  The role is well suited to someone with interest in and related experience in urban design and property project which they can bring to shaping the vision for the Fitzroy Precinct Project.

  • Provide advice on project management, as it relates to large-scale, place-based urban renewal projects
  • Define, plan, map and monitor project phases and critical project milestones, through the use of Gannt charts and/or project management software
  • Work collaboratively within the team and across the organisation to define and achieve objectives for the project
  • Support tendering and EOI processes for commercial advisors, development partners and end users

Salary will be in the range of $85,264.31 to $89,124.91 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation.


Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for a Precinct Project Officer who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Degree and/or several years’ experience in project management and/or a related built environment field, such as civil engineering, architecture, construction management or urban planning/design
  • Excellent project management, planning and organisation skills; ability to work at both the strategic and operational levels and highly detail oriented
  • Strong communication and strategic thinking skills, including demonstrated experience in developing high quality written content and PowerPoint


  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program


BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Kate Kennedy via email on for a confidential discussion.

Applications close: Friday 23 April 2021 at 11:55 pm

We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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