Adviser, Cabinet and Committees (VPSG4)

Job posted: 24/08/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Six months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/1560947

Reference: VG/1560947

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

A fantastic six month opportunity exists for an Adviser, Cabinet and Committees to join DPC's Cabinet Office.

The Cabinet Office plays a leadership role within DPC and across government. It provides specialist policy advice, and coordination and administrative support to facilitate informed Executive Government decision-making and compliance with Cabinet processes and protocols. The Cabinet Office is also responsible for ensuring the security and preservation of Cabinet records, managing correspondence, performance reporting of election commitments, monitoring VAGO audits and managing DPC's relationship with the Auditor-General.

As the Adviser, Cabinet and Committees, you will be an integral part of the DPC Cabinet Office, providing high-quality secretariat and administration services for the Premier, Cabinet Secretary and other senior officials. You will assess and provide information and advice on Executive Government processes and guidelines, and prepare briefs, submissions, correspondence and reports on a range of complex and/or sensitive issues.

This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your stakeholder management, coordination and relationship building skills, and gain a valuable understanding of DPC's role as a central agency and its primary stakeholders.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • sound knowledge and understanding of Victorian Government policies and processes relating to business management and service delivery
  • the ability to forge useful partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • experience in preparing briefs, letters, emails and reports using clear, concise and grammatically correct language, and appropriately handling material of a highly sensitive and confidential nature
  • the ability to readily adapt to changing circumstances and priorities.

Some work outside of normal business hours may be required.

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply

Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:

  • a resume; and
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages).

Other relevant information

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Adviser, Cabinet and Committees (VPSG4)

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Kevin Kenny | 0428 792 660

Adviser, Cabinet and Committees (VPSG4)