Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 19/02/2021
Applications close: 08/03/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/DTF/D02264

Reference: VG/DTF/D02264

Occupation: Engineering

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.

We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, such as large print, please email people.culture@dtf.vic.gov.au.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Project Officer on a full-time ongoing basis in the Office of the Victorian Chief Engineer within the Office of Projects Victoria (OPV).

OPV plays a key role in overseeing the successful delivery of major infrastructure projects in Victoria. Our purpose is to lead and influence excellence in project delivery to maximise value for all Victorians. OPV has four strategic outcomes:

  • Assurance through project portfolio monitoring and oversight;
  • Project system wide improvements including developing the skills and capability that project teams and leaders need to succeed;
  • Improved project outcomes through independent advisory; and
  • Advancing the role of Engineering within government

The purpose of this role is to provide project coordination support to the activities of the Office of the Victorian Chief Engineer. This is to ensure the Office's functions are carried out efficiently and effectively. The role will play a key part in the initiatives led by the Office, such as implementation of the Victorian Digital Asset Strategy, and act as a key administrator and contact for many internal and external stakeholders.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate

  • Developed written and verbal communication skills and an ability to summarise and depict issues, options and solutions effectively to senior decision makers.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in coordination/management and implementation of projects and initiatives.
  • Experience and exposure to engineering-centric environments and infrastructure is desirable, including understanding the challenges and opportunities facing major projects.
  • Experience coordinating inputs from technical experts and stakeholders to develop and edit documentation, guidance, or advice.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team and contribute towards team and organisational success.
  • A qualification or background in engineering, project management, construction management, or architecture is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite is highly regarded.

To discuss this role further, please contact Luke Belfield on 0407 835 041.

For more information on the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description.

The preferred candidate for this role may be required to complete a Misconduct Screening Declaration and Consent form Further information on pre-employment misconduct screening requirements is available on the VPSC website.

How to apply

Please provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience. Application close 8 March 2021

Project Officer (VPSG4)

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Luke Belfield | 0407 835 041

Project Officer (VPSG4)