Contract Support Officer, Legal Support (VPSG3)

Job posted: 03/09/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $68,884 - $83,640

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DJ9729_OCT

Reference: VG/DJ9729_OCT

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640

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?

About us

The Commercial Services division provides the Corrections and Justice Services group with expert financial, commercial and performance advisory services and leads engagement with other parts of the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) on matters including finance, infrastructure, technology and data analysis.

The Contracts and Infrastructure branch are responsible for contract management, commercial oversight and advisory services, as well as the effective management and maintenance of all Corrections and Justice Services' prisons and related infrastructure. 

About the role

Contract Support Officer, Legal Support

The Contract Support Officer, Legal Support is responsible for contract administrative tasks, processing formal communications and processing instruments of authority.  In this role you will:

  • manage the end to end processing of the Instrument of Authority and Relevant Persons Certificate applications, and changes to private prison Operating Instructions, in line with agreed timelines
  • schedule and participate in contract meetings, record and publish minutes including follow up items, coordinate the publishing and distributing of papers and reports
  • undertake detailed analysis to support conclusions relating to contractual or operational issues occurring at contracted prisons and within other contracts.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • demonstrated experience within a high-volume administrative environment and use of administrative office systems, databases, policies and processes
  • an understanding of and experience within the Corrections environment (desirable)
  • strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to use knowledge and experience to develop and implement systems to plan and monitor self and team performance.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and cover letter outlining your role preference and why your skill set is aligned to that position. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The closing date to apply for this position is 11.59pm on Sunday 25 October 2020.

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

Contract Support Officer, Legal Support (VPSG3)

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Gabriella Mascaro on: 0457 776 555 | gabriella.mascaro@justice.vic.gov.au

Contract Support Officer, Legal Support (VPSG3)