Manager, Energy, Resources and Climate Change (VPSG6)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/1547261

Reference: VG/1547261

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Energy, Resources and Environment Branch of the Department of Premier and Cabinet is recruiting for a highly motivated manager to lead the Energy, Resources and Climate Change team. 

Our branch advises the Premier on a broad range of policy initiatives and major projects and this role is an excellent opportunity to work in centre of the Victorian Government in a high profile and challenging portfolio.

The successful applicant will manage a team of policy advisors in a fast moving environment, and play an important leadership role in the branch, contributing to strategic planning and branch culture. The position requires the flexibility to respond to rapid changes in priority, strong management and planning skills to deliver a varied work agenda, and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with stakeholders and senior officials across the Victorian Government.

We are committed to working flexibly to get the best from our team members, creating a positive, supportive team culture and a work environment that enables high performance. We are seeking candidates who will contribute to this positive culture, deliver successful outcomes, develop capability within the team and be a leader within the branch. 

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Experience in developing policy and strategy in a public sector environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed people management skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable 

Desirable Requirements 

  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be an advantage.

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 1 August.  

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place. 

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Manager, Energy, Resources and Climate Change (VPSG6)

Job type:

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Stephanie Niall | 0435 765 764

Manager, Energy, Resources and Climate Change (VPSG6)