Project Officer, Reporting and Portfolio Projects (VPSG4)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1515012

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1515012

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

Application Closes: 9 March 2021

Role: Project Officer, Reporting and Portfolio Projects (Role until  - 30 June 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Project Support Officer will be responsible for providing support to high-level stakeholder/executive groups, co-ordinating meetings and workshops, developing and maintaining project administration systems, liaising with project stakeholders, preparing a range of project documents and assisting in risk and issue management.


  • Provide Program Management expertise, and ensure programs ofwork align with program management principles and best practice 
  • Work collaboratively to deliver high quality outcomes
  • Act as a key liaison across DIME, working with Program Managers from other functional areas to ensure information sharing and transparency.
  • Coordinate forums and stakeholder engagement relevant to the program of work.
  • Maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at peer and senior levels
  • Support consultation processes including engagement with key stakeholders
  • Provide support to functional area stakeholders on implementation issues
  • Support the adaptation and implementation of projects, programs and policies within the functional area
  • Work flexibly across DIME, performing other tasks and contributing to other projects as required.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

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Project Officer, Reporting and Portfolio Projects (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

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Becky Honess | Becky.Honess@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Project Officer, Reporting and Portfolio Projects (VPSG4)