Program Manager (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/50942193A

Reference: VG/50942193A

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Excellent opportunity for motivated individual with strong organisational and communication skills and the ability to manage a team.

Do you want to work with Victoria's largest energy users to drive energy efficiency, support COVID-19 recovery and create jobs? A Strong Program Manager required to manage the delivery of the $31 Million Business Recovery Energy Efficiency Fund. 

This position of Program Manager will provide senior project management assistance in the management of the $31 Million Business Recovery Energy Efficiency Fund (BREEF) program team, within the Energy Projects and Programs Division of the Energy Group. The position will support the Senior Program Manager of the BREEF program to engage with grant recipients and administer funding.

Critical to success in the Program Manager role will be the identification and assessment of options to solve problems; ability to manage projects on time and within budget; and provide outstanding excellence in program delivery.

The position requires strong skills and experience in project management, contract management and budget preparation. The position will need to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills and be responsible for managing relationships with multiple grant recipients.

This position will require a motivated individual with strong organisational and communication skills and the ability to manage direct reports to build capability and support them to problem solve. In addition to working effectively and flexibly as part of a team.  

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (public policy, business, project management, environmental management, environmental science/engineering) is highly desirable.
  • Senior experience in a project delivery and contract management role within government, particularly in grant administration is highly desirable.
  • Sound knowledge of the energy sector and government policies, programs and commitments is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022.

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 Wednesday, 22 September 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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Liz Richmond | 0475 420 562

Program Manager (VPSG5)