Project Officer - Priority Participation Projects (VPSG4)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/033106F

Reference: VG/033106F

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

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 a range of diverse 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.

  • $90,067 - $102,192 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed term role to 30 June 2023
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Level 15, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Project Officer - Priority Participation Projectsforms a part of the Sport and Recreation Victoria branch within the Sport, Recreation and Racing group.

The Sport, Recreation and Racing Group

Sport, Recreation and Racing (SRR) is comprised of Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) and the Office of Racing.

SRV aims to create greater sport and active recreation participation opportunities for all Victorian's in order to maximise economic, social and health benefits and enhance Victoria's liveability.

This is achieved by supporting the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and the Minister for Community Sport in the management of major sports facilities, administering grant programs that develop community facilities, strengthening the capacity of sport and recreation organisations, developing more active recreation and other innovative options to increase overall participation rates, reducing barriers to participation for specific population groups, supporting world-class sporting events and Victoria's high performance sport sector, and reinforcing the role that sport and active recreation plays in growing the Victorian economy, supporting jobs and building stronger communities.

The Office of Racing administers racing legislation, supports and implements the government's racing policy objectives and facilitates the ongoing relationship between the government and stakeholders within the racing industry. The Office of Racing supports the Minister for Racing.

The Role

Reporting to the Manager, Workforce and Product Development This position will work as part of a team in managing and supporting the delivery of sport and active recreation programs and priority projects that focus on building an inclusive, resilient, and capable community sport sector. The role will work across Participation and Sector Development, Sport, Recreation and Racing and with external stakeholders to support and respond to changing operational needs, to build capacity and to identify sustainable initiatives that will deliver on key operational outcomes.

Are you?

A team player with a demonstrated collaborative approach to achieving project outcomes?

An excellent communicator with a track record of building strong relationships with key stakeholders?

Solution focused and able to work through complex challenges?

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ben O'Brien, Manager, Workforce and Product Development on (03) 9623 1392 or ben.o'brien@sport.vic.gov.au.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

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.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

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 addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 21 August 2022.

Project Officer - Priority Participation Projects  (VPSG4)

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Ben O’Brien | (03) 9623 1392 or ben.o’brien@sport.vic.gov.au

Project Officer - Priority Participation Projects  (VPSG4)