Industry Project Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 25/06/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Reference: VG/035238

Reference: VG/035238

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

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.

Industry Project Coordinator

  • $87,640 - $99,438 plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term, 18 months
  • Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location:121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Industry Project Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a range of initiatives to rebuild and strengthen the tourism industry and its workforce, to support high quality visitor experiences across Victoria.

The Group

The Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group works to strengthen Victoria's reputation as Australia's leading cultural, sport, racing, tourism and events destination, and ensure the best cultural and sporting experiences are accessible to everyone. Our group incorporates Creative Victoria, Sport and Recreation Victoria, Office for Women in Sport and Recreation, Office of Racing, Public Events, and Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy.

The TEVE Branch

The Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy team:

  • Provides Research and policy development across the Victorian Visitor Economy;
  • Develops key strategies and policies and thereby establishes charters and business directions of the key Visitor economy entitles such as Visit Victoria, Australian Grand Prix Corporation, and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre; and
  • Negotiates and liaises with the Commonwealth Government on key policy issues which affect the tourism industry (eg aviation policy, visa, skilled migration policies and programs; airline access, etc and supports the Victorian Minister in relation to the Commonwealth-State Tourism Ministers Meeting.

The Recovery and Reform Unit

The Recovery and Reform Unit is newly established with responsibility to deliver strategic policy reform funded through the 2020-21 Budget to drive the recovery of Victoria's visitor economy. The team is responsible for:

  • Destination planning, including the development of a state-wide masterplan
  • Reform of Regional Tourism Boards
  • Industry development and workforce capability building

Reporting to the Manager, Tourism Industry Development, within the (DJPR) Tourism, Events and the Visitor Branch, you will be working on priority projects across portfolio including jobs, innovation, regional and suburban development, and the visitor economy. You will be a part of a high-performing team that operates like an internal mangement consulting firm to support joined-up strategy and policy-development across the department. 

The successful candidate will have to demonstrate: 

  • Knowledge of Government processes, governance standards, policies and programs including knowledge of the key issues confronting the tourism sector in Victoria, and public sector governance and change management.
  • Project administration: Produces detailed project plans where objectives are clearly defined and action steps for achieving them are clearly specified; Monitors performance against objectives and manages project risks and issues; Ensures project objectives are met.
  • Clear Communication Skills: This requires excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills including the development of reports, PowerPoint presentations and diagrams, submissions and briefings that are concise and engaging.
  • Stakeholder management and engagement: Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders; effectively manages correspondence, reporting and meetings with stakeholders, builds relationships and behind-the-scenes support for ideas to ensure buy-in and ownership.
  • Teamwork: Cooperates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; Collaborates and shares information; Shows consideration, concern and respect for others' feelings and ideas.


For a confidential discussion, please call Mirerva Holmes, Manager, Tourism Industry Development on 0404 024 795.

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 25th June 2021.

Industry Project Coordinator (VPSG4)

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Mirerva Holmes | 0404 024 795

Industry Project Coordinator (VPSG4)