Business Support Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 12/07/2021
Applications close: 25/07/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DJ3063B

Reference: VG/DJ3063B

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?


  • Utilise and expand upon your project management and government administration skills while providing support to the Service Delivery and Place Reform team.
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service.  
  • VPS Grade 3: $70,791 - $85,956 per year, plus superannuation.


About the business unit

The Service Delivery and Place Reform team is responsible for driving an ambitious reform agenda across the DJCS. In particular, given the significant impact of COVID-19, and building on the common clients reform, the team is leading work to support social recovery for all Victorians to ensure that the future justice and social service systems deliver integrated responses that meets client needs and builds resilience.

There is a breadth of policy and reform work led by the team, including service delivery, funding, workforce, governance, system and enablers reform. The team's work is underpinned by a strong commitment to stakeholder engagement, empowering client voice and data and evidence to inform priorities and implementation. The team works in close partnership with DHHS and sector stakeholders.


About the role

The Business Support Officer will be responsible for providing project support and policy advice cross a range of priorities that are focused on redesigning relevant service systems to improve client outcomes. The role will include supporting the development and implementation of policy and administrative reforms in consultation with relevant stakeholders and providing advice to senior executives and Ministers on complex matters.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Support key projects, including by setting out milestones, responding to enquiries, liaising with team members, and working with stakeholders to ensure project objectives are achieved.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate a range of communications and project activities, including liaising with stakeholders, coordinating input of advice and developing timelines.
  • Support the analysis of information to identify relevant insights for policy development and advice.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.


About you

To be successful you will have:

  • Project management skills, whereby able to define and sequence work tasks to deliver on agreed outcomes and in line with agreed timeframes, resources and ways of working.
  • Written communication skills, including experience writing briefs, letters, emails and reports.

 Click here to discover more benefits in working for the department.

If this job sounds like a challenge you would love to take on, then we encourage you to apply now. 


How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Business Support Officer (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

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Sudha Joseph | sudha.joseph@justice.vic.gov.au

Business Support Officer (VPSG3)