Business Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Casual / Two years

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/090961B

Reference: VG/090961B

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

  • $88,955 - $100,930 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Tenure: Fixed Term – 2 years
  • Usual hours of work: Full-time
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD

The Business Officer provides comprehensive business support and advice to the Office of the Chief Communications Officer, and delivers an effective business management service, support and advice function for the broader Strategic Communications and Marketing Branch.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in design and implementation of business improvement projects, workforce planning, work effectively as a member of a team and undertake a wide variety of work across the branch.

The key accountabilities for this role will include:

  • Provide a range of administrative and business management support services including onboarding and offboarding of staff, recruitment planning, maintenance of accurate personnel and payroll forms and records, leading the maintenance and compliance of SharePoint record keeping processes including the proper maintenance of equipment and asset registers.
  • Establish new systems and ways of working to support the strengthening of business support functions for the branch, including design and implementation of business improvement projects and creation of high-quality reports and documents for decision makers.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication with relevant departmental stakeholders and business partners to facilitate effective service delivery and advice, ensuring communication channels and information is shared and easily accessible to meet user requirements.
  • Contribute proactively to issues management within the branch, recommend options and solutions. Ensure that solutions are properly implemented and communicated. Provide advice and support to the Senior Business Adviser regarding branch operations including human resources, recruitment, record keeping, finance and asset management.

For a confidential discussion, please email Catherine Hehir at catherine.hehir@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 28 September 2021.

Business Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Casual / Two years

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Catherine Hehir | catherine.hehir@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Business Officer (VPSG4)