Manager - Tourism Industry Development (VPSG6)

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 11/03/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 1.5 years

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Reference: VG/035236

Reference: VG/035236

Occupation: Arts and Sports

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

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.

  • $124,033 - $165,983 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term, 1.5years
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

Your Role

The Manager – Tourism Industry Development will support 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 successful applicant will work with the Industry Development team to deliver initiatives such as increasing the digital and business capabilities of tourism businesses through tailored training modules and a workforce audit to assess state-wide tourism workforce requirements and gaps.

Your Skills

  • Strong public policy knowledge and skills, including an ability to structure problems, analyse data and communicate solutions to decision-makers and proven experience contributing to policy implementation.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to gain cooperation and undertake complex negotiations with senior stakeholders, together with experience in the preparation of high level reports, briefs and recommendations on highly complex issues.  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 and relationship management skills to build trust, collaboration and consensus across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Initiative and flexibility combined with ability to work effectively in a team environment characterised by short and often conflicting time frames and manage staff in a positive way to build a collaborative and positive culture.
  • Proven ability to develop, manage and deliver projects to achieve stated business outcomes.

Additional Information

The position of Manager – Tourism Industry Development is part of the Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy branch in the Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy 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 with a key focus on driving both economic and social benefits for the community and visitors alike, ensuring that the best cultural, sport and recreation and events experiences are accessible to everyone.

For a confidential discussion, please call Penny Guadagnuolo on 0438 948 122.

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 11 March 2021.

Manager - Tourism Industry Development (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 1.5 years

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Penny Guadagnuolo | 0438 948 122

Manager - Tourism Industry Development (VPSG6)