Program Manager (VPSG4)

Job posted: 05/02/2020
Applications close: 09/04/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 31/12/20

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/001270B

Reference: VG/001270B

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

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 six ministers, spans 10 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.


  • $85,279 - $96,759 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term to 31/12/20
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The Program Manager will work closely with funded agencies and internal and external stakeholders, to deliver Jobs Victoria programs.  This role has responsiblity for delivering programs supporting job-seekers to gain employment, and is a critical component of the Programs team.

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate –

  • well-developed project management skills and the ability to prioritise and deliver multiple tasks;
  • well developed conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to undertake research, identify issues and develop innovative solutions;
  • effective written and verbal communication skills, including capacity to prepare briefings and reports;
  • strong interpersonal skills to facilitate establishing and maintaining effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders; and
  • ability to collaborate and work as part of a team to effectively plan, coordinate and manage work activities with minimal supervision and direction.

The position gives you the opportunity to work with a dedicated, vibrant and fun team committed to assisting Victorian job seekers into employment. You will have the opportunity to see the impact of your hard work through direct engagement with Jobs Victoria partners. Visit the Jobs Victoria website to find out more about our programs – www.jobs.vic.gov.au.

The position of Program Manager is part of the Employment branch in the Inclusion group.  The Inclusion group champions the fair distribution of benefits and job opportunities that stem from a strong economy.

For a confidential discussion, please call Jessica Ziersch, Manager, Programs on 03 9651 9397.

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 see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 9 April 2020 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Program Manager (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31/12/20

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Jessica Ziersch | 03 9651 9397

Program Manager (VPSG4)