Intern (VPSG2)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $53,946 - $69,276

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/DTF/OOP/1540158

Reference: VG/DTF/OOP/1540158

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $53,946 - $69,276

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Exciting opportunity for a university student to join a positive and supportive team in assisting the Office of Projects Victoria staff with scoping, planning, developing, and delivering initiatives relating to the delivery and oversight of the major project pipeline in Victoria.

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. 

The Office of the Victorian Chief Engineer (VCE), which sits within the Office of Projects Victoria (OPV) plays a vital role in shaping the delivery of Victoria's infrastructure. We have two exciting opportunities to work at the centre of the Victorian Government during a critical time in the State's response to the coronavirus pandemic through significant investments in infrastructure. These roles provide the opportunity to further develop your project and contract management skills and offers exposure to major projects across the State.

About the roles – 24-week fixed term contracts (full and part time opportunities will be considered)

Join a positive and supportive team in assisting OPV staff with scoping, planning, developing, and delivering initiatives relating to the delivery and oversight of Victoria's major project pipeline. 

Under the guidance of a Senior Manager, you will contribute to initiatives and provide high quality policy advice to the VCE and other executives of OPV.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Scoping, developing and delivering key initiatives
  • Supporting experienced engineers or other technical experts in the review of major infrastructure projects, including the identification of project-specific or system-wide improvement opportunities 
  • Performing duties to support OPV initiatives, such as researching best practice, data analysis, contractor management and event coordination
  • Preparing, reviewing and advising on documentation, including executive briefs, technical reports, project design and development documentation and draft government policies
  • Engaging with and managing government and non-government stakeholders

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Be enrolled in a degree relevant to major infrastructure project delivery
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, and be prepared to learn new software as required
  • Strong comprehension, analysis and communication skills, allied with an ability to understand and respond to stakeholder needs and work effectively in a team environment
  • Well-developed time management skills with a keen eye for detail
  • A strong interest in major projects and infrastructure
  • Self-motivation and a positive can-do attitude
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

About our culture

Members of the team will be employed as DTF staff for the duration of the contract. We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment. The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. 

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Matthew Kehoe on 7005 9132 or email matthew.kehoe@opv.vic.gov.au. To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button & provide a copy of your resume & cover letter summarising your skills & relevant experience.

Applications close 22/06/21. If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.

Intern (VPSG2)

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Matthew Kehoe | 7005 9132 or matthew.kehoe@opv.vic.gov.au

Intern (VPSG2)