Acquisition Case Manager (VPSG5)

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 04/03/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: Department of Transport and Planning

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Land Management

Reference: 3268

Reference: 3268

Occupation: Land Management

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the Role

(Multiple vacancies available)

The Acquisition Case Manager will form part of the Transport Property Division and manage various compulsory acquisition matters and other government land transactions (e.g. negotiation of leases/licences, purchases, temporary occupations, underground strata divestments and Planning and Environment Act claims) for the Division’s delivery partners including Department of Transport and Planning projects, Westgate Tunnel Project, Level Crossing Removal Project, North East Link Program, Major Roads Project Victoria and Suburban Rail Loop.

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Position Outcomes

The DTP is seeking a skilled professional with demonstrated expertise in compulsory acquisition and other land transactions, with understanding of relevant legislation such as the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986 and the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

The ideal candidate will excel in managing multiple compulsory acquisition and other transaction matters from inception to settlement, including understanding the key issues, proactively driving progress and implementing corrective actions as needed for each assigned matter. Strong interpersonal skills are essential in order to foster genuine internal and external relationships for optimal outcomes.

The successful candidate will exhibit accomplished abilities in critical thinking, and problem-solving, contributing to a team environment that values creativity and rewards innovation.

Additionally, the role requires adept stakeholder management to build partnerships and ensure organisational objectives are met. Personal attributes such as resilience and decisiveness are valued, enabling the candidate to maintain composure under pressure from multiple sources.


Qualifications and Experience


  • A relevant tertiary degree would be well regarded.


What we offer

  • Meaningful work shaping transportation systems and urban planning
  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • Collaboration and teamwork with diverse stakeholders
  • Impact on the community's quality of life
  • Work-life balance initiatives and flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits packages
  • Professional networking opportunities


Culture Value

We are an equal opportunity employer, embracing a diverse range of applicants such as veterans, and people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA community members, individuals with disabilities and/or health conditions, as well as those from varied faith and cultural backgrounds. At our department, we prioritize the development of a safe, inclusive, and high-performance culture through shared actions and behaviours that align with our strategy and direction. This empowers our employees to effectively contribute to our goals.


How to Apply

Click the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts. Applications should include a resume and a cover letter.  Applications close 11:59PM on Monday 4th of March 2024. For further information about the role please contact Christina Deves – Manager Land Acquisition via christina.deves@transport.vic.gov.au or via phone on 0432 551 427.

Preferred applicants will be required to complete a police check and may be subject to other pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport and Planning will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Acquisition Case Manager (VPSG5)

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

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christina.deves@transport.vic.gov.au - Manager Land Acquisition Christina Deves - 0432 551 427

Acquisition Case Manager (VPSG5)