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Project Officer


The Project Officer will primarily be responsible for performing a range of project tasks to assist in the achievement of the efficient and effective coordination of the SACOSS Energy, Water and Climate Change Program. Key responsibilities include:

  • Provision of project support to the Senior Policy Officer – Energy, Water and Climate Change and the Project Team;
  • Maintaining and improving where appropriate the teams agreed project management methods, standards and processes;

The position is offered as 3-5 days pw, on a 1 year fixed term contract with extension possible subject to performance and funding. The salary range is $61 – 71k.

For further information on how to apply please visit or contact Vanessa Musolino, SACOSS Senior Policy Officer via phone 8305 4231 or email

Applications close 5pm 28 April 2017.

  • Exciting opportunity to join a team at the forefront of policy development and advocacy for energy and water affordability and reliability in South Australia
  • Full time, 1 year fixed term contract (parental leave backfill position), $68k-77k depending on experience
  • Experience in energy and water policy is desirable, but not essential

Have you got the passion and policy nous to help us make a difference in the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged South Australians? If so, maybe you are the new Policy Officer we are looking for?

Working with the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) – SA’s peak body for the not for profit community services and health sectors – you’ll play a pivotal role in policy development and advocacy to ensure all South Australians have affordable and reliable access to essential services, such as energy and water.

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Current Staff

Chief Executive Officer
Ross Womersley
Direct number 08 8305 4223

Policy & Research

Senior Policy, Advocacy & Community Engagement Officer 
Dr Catherine Earl
Direct number 08 8305 4225

Senior Policy & Research Analyst  - Cost of living, NFP reform, tax issues
Dr Greg Ogle
Direct number 08 8305 4229

Senior Policy Officer - Energy, water, climate change
Jo De Silva
Direct number 08 8305 4211

Senior Policy Officer
Vanessa Musolino
Direct number 08 8305 4231

Senior Policy Officer
Phil Saunders
Direct number 08 8305 4228

Policy Officer
Eliza Schioldann
Direct number 08 8305 4212

Sector Development

Healthy Minds Healthy Workers Project
Victoria Morton
Direct number 08 8305 4214

Media & Publications

Communications Officer 
Tania Baxter
Direct number 08 8305 4227

Radio and Publications Assistant
Lisa Burns
Direct number 08 8305 4227

Finance & Administration

Office & Finance Coordinator 
Libby Connell
Direct number 08 8305 4226


Events Coordinator
Gabrielle Bond
Direct number 08 8305 4224

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