*New Project Officer Role with DiverseWerks*

Project Officer


DiverseWerks is a diversity consultancy that specialises in helping the community, government and private sectors harness the benefits of diversity to increase their strength and responsiveness. A member of the Cultural Perspectives Group of companies, DiverseWerks builds on and maximises the value of many strong relationships we have with communities and their structures nationally.

Our Sydney office is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated Project Officer to join our small but passionate team. The Project Officer position entails:

  • Working in a team environment to respond to tender and consultancy requests, design research and engagement methodologies to meet objectives and assist in preparing detailed written proposals as a part of this;
  • Participate as part of a team in managing a range of projects across the consultancy. These projects vary considerably but may include those which involve:

o   developing organisational strategy around diversity issues;

o   developing and delivering diversity-related training including the development of materials;

o   conducting needs analyses within organisations and/or communities;

o   conducting organisational audits or reviews;

o   community and/or stakeholder engagement;

o   providing input into communications development;

o   conducting literature scans/reviews (including analysis of ABS data, for instance);

o   event management involving diverse stakeholders and/or communities.

  • Engaging and consulting with a wide range of stakeholder and community members around issues relating to diversity (e.g. face to face interviews, focus groups, forum-style consultations and workshops) for a range of clients in the government and community sectors;
  • Conducting analysis of consultation outputs and preparing detailed written reports and verbal presentations.

Selection criteria

Applicants will have:

  • At least 12 months’ work experience in a relevant field (includes paid and unpaid experience);
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Strong verbal, written and cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Very strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage several projects and tasks concurrently within tight deadlines;
  • Experience in the delivery of training and other capacity building methodologies; and
  • A strong desire and commitment to working in the diversity space.

Direct experience working in a diversity-related field will be highly regarded.

Applicants with a disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are strongly encouraged to apply.


To apply, send a resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria to:

Jessica Willis

Level 1/93 Norton St, Leichhardt NSW 2040

02 8585 1313



Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 2 June.