Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 14/08/2020
Applications close: 26/10/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/7029_OCT

Reference: VG/7029_OCT

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Opportunity to further develop your project support skills and work across a diverse range of projects for Victoria's justice system
  • Flexible and supportive team culture.
  • Attractive Salary: $86,558 - $98,210 plus superannuation

We are looking for an adaptable Project Officer with excellent written communication and organisational skills to join the Innovation Unit within Commercial Services.

In this 12-month fixed-term position, you will provide project support to project leads within the Innovation Unit on a range of projects within Corrections and Justice Services aimed at monitoring and improving service delivery across Corrections Victoria.

About us

Commercial Services provides various Department of Justice and Community Services groups with strategic commercial/contract management advice, services relating to significant commercial projects, and manages the operational performance monitoring and reporting for the Corrections and Justice Services (CJS) Group's service delivery business units.

The Innovation Unit sits within Commercial Services and undertakes projects that seek to reduce demand across the criminal justice system and/or introduce best practice to drive efficiency and social outcomes.

About the role

The Project Officer role delivers a range of activities to provide support to project leads within the Unit, including investigating business improvement opportunities across the correctional system, preparing documents, undertaking research and analysing data. A strong focus of the role is assisting and supporting project leads on business improvement opportunities including reviewing business efficiency, process improvements and qualitative reporting in line with correctional objectives and frameworks.

In this varied role, you may be conducting data or financial analysis, participating in stakeholder consultation processes, assisting and developing project scope and documents, provide briefings, undertake report writings and administration for identified major business improvement projects.

This role is based in the Melbourne CBD, however work from home arrangements are currently in place.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will able to:

  • Provide support to project leads.
  • Prepare a range of documents which are clear, provide concise and relevant information, and meet the needs of the target audience, including project documentation, briefings and reports.
  • Undertake research and analysis to understand complex issues and identify potential solutions.
  • Liaise with a range of stakeholders, including senior managers, location staff, other departments, and external stakeholders, to gather information and provide advice and assistance.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Project Officer (VPSG4)

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Full time / 12 months

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Andrew Clemson on 0402 062 120 | andrew.clemson@justice.vic.gov.au

Project Officer (VPSG4)