Project Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 04/03/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/034036

Reference: VG/034036

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

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 15 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.

Project Coordinator

  • $87,640 - $99,348 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term to 31 December 2021 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position of Project Coordinator forms a part of the Small Business Victoria Branch in the Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement Group. Our group works to build trust-based relationships with Victorian businesses, from global enterprises to small businesses and start-ups, to achieve job outcomes that strengthen our economy. We do this by facilitating and enabling new investments, developing and attracting world class talent, supporting key industry capabilities, building on the state's reputation for innovation and advocating for a competitive and fair business environment that creates more jobs.

Small Business Victoria delivers policies and services that lead to profitable, growing and exporting Victorian small businesses able to create new jobs, including self-employment.

The Project Coordinator will support the Project Manager and delivery of project(s). This position is required to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders including team members, government departments and teams, and provider(s).  

Reporting to the Project Manager, Business Resilience and Recovery, key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Support the Project Manager in the delivery of projects, initiatives and services that contribute to Departmental objectives and policies.
  • Coordinate commercial stakeholders and business associations, professional service providers, contracts and other business relationships to deliver services and event based projects throughout the project management lifecycle.
  • Collaborate effectively across Branch teams, sectors, divisions, portfolios, government and other stakeholders to support the devliery of BRRM, and/or strategically connect other projects and initiatives that support Victorian economic development.
  • Coordinate project activities including proactively following up on risks and issues, actions, supporting contract management and delivery, and other project activities as required through to completion, while complying with project governance standards and processes.
  • Prepare clear and concise emails, memoranda, meeting minutes, correspondence, briefs and other project documentation as required to a high standard.

For a confidential discussion, please call Ha Du, Project Manager, Business Resilience and Recovery on 0411 1131 72.

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 refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter answering the two questions below:

  1. What do you consider to be the most important aspects of project coordination and support? (Do not use bullet points.)
  1. Present your argument in support of your preferred project management methodology? (Do not use bullet points.)

Applications close at midnight on 4 March 2021


Project Coordinator	 (VPSG4)

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Ha Du | 0411 1131 72

Project Coordinator	 (VPSG4)