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Policy/Projects Officer - Strategic Projects & Response Coordination (VPSG4)

Job posted: 05/05/2022
Applications close: 01/06/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2024

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/JE20042710

Reference: VG/JE20042710

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people under section 12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

About the role:

The Yoorrook Justice Commission has been established as an independent Royal Commission and the first formal Truth-Telling process into historical and ongoing injustices experienced by First Peoples in Victoria. 

The newly established Victoria Police Yoorrook Justice Commission Response is seeking an experienced Policy/ Projects Officer to undertake a diverse range of strategic project work to support the Yoorrook Justice Commission enquiries.

This role is a unique opportunity to work in new and innovative ways and contribute to the ground-breaking work of Truth, Treaty, Self- Determination and Cultural Rights.  

As the Policy/ Projects Officer, you will (but not limited to):

  • Provide high level policy advice.
  • Prepare briefings, papers and reports.
  • Provide support and stakeholder engagement advice.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills with experience in working effectively with the Victorian Aboriginal community.
  • Excellent project management, planning and organisational skills, with the ability to deliver projects on time.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiable skills, with the ability to effectively negotiate and resolve project scope, design, and delivery issues with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written communication skills, ensuring material prepared using clear, concise, and grammatically correct language and contains the information necessary to achieve its purpose and meet audience needs.   

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x fixed term 30/06/2024, full time position. Part-time or other flexible work arrangements including remote working will be considered.
  • Position location is Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with the Acting Chief Health Officer's Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated (this includes a booster vaccination) and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 1 June 2022

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information on this role please contact:

Jacqui Marion, A/Manager, Aboriginal Community Portfolio, Priority & Safer Communities Division via email jacqui.j.marion@police.vic.gov.au. 

Jason Cockatoo, Aboriginal Community Portfolio, Senior Policy & Projects Advisor, Priority & Safer Communities Division via email jason.x.cockatoo@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

Policy/Projects Officer - Strategic Projects & Response Coordination (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2024

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Jacqui Marion | jacqui.j.marion@police.vic.gov.au

Policy/Projects Officer - Strategic Projects & Response Coordination (VPSG4)