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Project Assistant (Capital Development)

Date: 14-Jul-2021

Location: Perth, WA, AU, 6000

Company: Catholic Education Office of WA

Project Assistant (Capital Development)

Planning and Capital Development Team

Finance and Infrastructure Directorate



The Team


The Planning and Capital Development Team has assisted the WA Catholic System to develop its presence across the growth areas of the State with award-winning facilities.


The team partners with schools for the development, improvement and financing of these facilities through mechanisms of financial co-responsibility. This position will allow you to work with some of the best technical experts in the industry and will enable you to make a significant contribution to the education sector.


The Role

This is a full-time maximum term position commencing as soon as practicable and concluding 31 December 2021.


Key responsibilities for this role include: 


  • Supports the Planning and Capital Development Team in following up the Catholic Education      Western Australia (CEWA) Ltd Asbestos Management Plan.
  • Supports the Planning and Capital Development Team in following up school Bush Fire Plans.
  • Supports the Planning and Capital Development Team in the rollout and implementation of the Schools at Capital Risk plan.
  • Assisting with the planning, development, and execution of school maintenance plans.
  • Preparing correspondence relating to capital development projects.
  • Accurately maintaining and updating the information database which captures the project status.
  • Where appropriate, attend meetings internally and externally to ensure that any relevant issues, relating to capital projects are identified, reported, and actioned, as appropriate.


Your Background


  • High-level communicator (verbal and written) with experience in communicating with internal and external stakeholders (at all levels).
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise work, manage multiple tasks concurrently, take initiative and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a team to meet overall team objectives.
  • High-level interpersonal skills and commitment to providing high quality customer services.
  • Advanced skill and knowledge Microsoft Office applications including  Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • The ability to travel to various schools – driver’s licence is required.


What we can offer you


  • Additional leave entitlements (over Christmas 4 days) 
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Free onsite parking
  • Corporate healthcare rates
  • Heritage listed work environment
  • Staff canteen service
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program.


Further Information: Please refer to the Position Description for additional details. For a copy please email careers@cewa.edu.au.


Contact Person:  Victor De Vicente Ferrandez – Coordinator, Planning and Capital Development on (08) 6380 5204 or email careers@cewa.edu.au.


To Apply please click on the Apply now button

Interested applicants must submit a short summary addressing the selection criteria and their curriculum vitae, including the names and contact numbers of at least two work related referees (current/past line managers). 



A current National Police History Check as issued by the Department of Education Western Australia must be provided by the successful applicant.    


Where to? All applications are to reach The Executive Director of Catholic Education, Catholic Education Office of WA via the Apply now button no later than 5pm, Thursday 29 July 2021.


Catholic Education Western Australia encourages applications from culturally diverse background, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability or medical condition who meet the requirements of this position. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia. 


Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic education.