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Principal Policy Officer (VPSG6)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2025

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/DET/HESG/20013767

Reference: VG/DET/HESG/20013767

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Principal Policy Officer - Full Time - Fixed Term until 30/06/2025

Principal Policy Officer - Full Time - Fixed Term until 30/06/2025

The Office of TAFE Coordination and Delivery (OTCD)  works with TAFEs across Victoria in a new way to build a stronger, more effective TAFE network. The OTCD leads the TAFE network to enhance the quality of their courses and align their training to meet the needs of Victorian industries, communities, and students, ensuring that Victorian TAFE students are job-ready, and Victorian employers will get the skilled workers they need, when and where they need them.

The role of the Principal Policy Officer sits within the Policy and Reform Unit and leads policy design and development of policies, initiatives and strategies which support Government's reform objectives for a more collaborative, effective and financially sustainable TAFE network. The Principal Policy Officer also provides specialist policy analysis and advice to support strategic decision-making and to identify system-wide solutions. The Principal Policy Officer will engage with internal and external stakeholders effectively to identify potential linkages and strategic alignment to support policy design and development. This includes engagement with colleagues across the OTCD, across the Higher Education and Skills group, the broader Department of Education and Training and and the Victorian Skills Authority.

Key accountabilities for the role include: specialist expertise in policy design and development; demonstrating leadership and initiative required at the VPS6 level to achieve reform outcomes; providing expert advice to colleagues within the Policy and Reform Unit, the OTCD and more broadly with DET to support decision making; working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to influence, embed and implement new approaches and ways of working, informed by systems thinking and network governance principles; play a leading role in the design and development of new policy initiatives in the TAFE Policy & Reform Unit.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Candidates must address the key selection criteria to be eligible for this role.

The department's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires employees to have an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination (in most cases, 3 doses) and provide evidence of their vaccination status (including exceptions), to work outside their home, either at a department worksite or another employer's workplace. For this role, you are required to provide proof of  your up-to-date vaccination status as part of the recruitment process prior to commencement of employment.  This role requires onsite attendance at one or more department work locations.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 17/08/2022

Principal Policy Officer (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / 30/06/2025

Job classification:

VPSG6

Contact:

Oanh Vindurampulle | (03) 7022-1657

Principal Policy Officer (VPSG6)