Program Manager (VPSG5)

Job posted: 12/02/2021
Applications close: 26/02/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / For a period of 18 months

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/50938992

Reference: VG/50938992

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Do you have demonstrated policy and contract management skills?
  • Are you a proactive problem solver with outstanding communication skills?
  • Opportunity to work with stakeholders across DELWP, local Government, and Victorian communities Exciting opportunity to lead the development and management of Victorian Government’s current and new energy programs, project and policies.

This position will support Victorian Government's commitment to foster innovation in energy technology development. Led by the Senior Program Manager, the Technology Development Team manages a suite of programs including the Microgrid Demonstration Initiative and the New Energy Jobs Fund. The team supports the development and implementation of microgrid demonstration projects that address key sector challenges with the potential to boost renewable energy in Victoria; and manages projects creating long-term sustainable jobs, increasing the uptake of renewable energy generation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and driving innovation in new energy technologies.

The Program Manager will support the Senior Program Manager to contribute and where applicable, lead the development and management of Victorian Government's current and new energy programs, projects and policies within the Energy Demand, Programs and Safety Division within the Energy Group.

This position will require a motivated individual with strong program development, project and contract management and excellent communication skills.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Sound knowledge of the energy sector and Government policies, programs and commitments is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience in a program delivery role within Government is highly desirable

This is a fixed term position for a period of 18 months.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Friday, 26 February 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Program Manager (VPSG5)

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Full time / For a period of 18 months

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Ruth Cockerton | 03 8508 2190

Program Manager (VPSG5)