Principal Advisor, Electoral Integrity Partnerships (VPSG5.2)

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 05/07/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Electoral Commission

Salary: $114,830 - $125,735

Occupation: Strategic Management

Reference: VG/VEC-EIR-100402/06202

Reference: VG/VEC-EIR-100402/06202

Occupation: Strategic Management

Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • VPS Grade 5.2

  • Melbourne CBD location with access to flexible work options

    About the VEC

    The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) conducts State and local council elections, maintains the Victorian register of electors, administers funding and disclosure laws, supports electoral boundary reviews and is responsible for promoting public awareness and understanding of electoral issues in the Victorian community.

    The VEC's vision is all Victorians actively participating in their democracy. If you want to make a meaningful contribution to the democratic process, apply now!

    The role

    We have an exciting opportunity in the Electoral Integrity and Regulation Branch on a full-time, ongoing basis. The branch recently reviewed its structure and new specialised roles have been created. It is a fantastic time to join the branch!

    Reporting to the Manager, Electoral Policy and Regulation, the Principal Advisor, Electoral Integrity Partnerships will lead the design and implementation of activities and tools which strengthen the VEC's electoral functions and supports the integrity of Victoria's electoral processes.

    As a senior member of the Electoral Policy and Regulation team, the Principal Advisor, Electoral Integrity Partnerships contributes to the design and execution of the strategic direction of EIR Branch programs as well as broader VEC initiatives and projects.

    Working in a multi-disciplinary team which is focused on driving the VEC's electoral integrity, legal, policy and regulatory efforts, you will have the benefit of close collaboration with subject matter experts and technical leads from across the organisation.

    You bring

    • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, and have experience applying your leadership and expertise to effectively address stakeholder issues and broker long-lasting solutions.
    • Demonstrated experience in policy development, research and review, and identifying and leading innovation, continuous improvement and business or functional transformation.
    • An ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative data in order to evaluate success and inform strategic planning and decision-making.
    • A tertiary qualification or commensurate professional experience in interpreting and applying legislative requirements to deliver compliance outcomes.

    To apply

    All applicants must submit:

    • a current CV
    • a separate document with responses to Key Selection Criteria (KSC) 4.2, 4.3, 4.6 and 4.7 as listed in the position description. Access the position description from the Job Details section above. For guidance on how to respond to the KSC, please visit https://careers.vic.gov.au/how-to-reply-to-selection-criteria.

    Applications close at 11.59 pm AEST on 5 July 2022. Any queries, please contact Aeron Rice by email to aeron.rice@vec.vic.gov.au or call (03) 8620 1100.

    The VEC is an equal opportunity employer*. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.  As a ‘Child Safe' organisation the VEC is also committed to the health, wellbeing and safety of children and young people. This commitment is taken seriously, and all employees are expected to be aware of and comply with this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to satisfy character clearance requirements, including but not limited to national police check and working with children check.

    * In accordance with Section 17A of the Electoral Act 2002, the VEC may ask applicants for disclosure of specific political activities that could compromise the perceived independence of the organisation. Please read the Disclosure of Political Activities Fact Sheet before applying.

  • Principal Advisor, Electoral Integrity Partnerships (VPSG5.2)

    Job type:

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    Aeron Rice | aeron.rice@vec.vic.gov.au or (03) 8620 1100

    Principal Advisor, Electoral Integrity Partnerships (VPSG5.2)