Regional Partnership Coordinator (VPSG5)

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/001492B

Reference: VG/001492B

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: North East Region

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.

Regional Partnership Coordinator

  • $102,637 - $124,183 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Flexible (flexibility may be available)


The position of Regional Partnership Coordinator forms a part of the Regional Development Victoria branch within the Rural and Regional Victoria group. 

The Rural and Regional Victoria group ensures rural and regional communities and economies are vibrant, thriving and inclusive. We do this by working with communities and businesses to develop policies and programs that target job creation, infrastructure, regional planning, resources development and investment attraction. We aim to build on rural and regional Victoria's existing strengths as its communities and economies continually change. We work with our partners and across government to improve the social and economic wellbeing of rural and regional Victorians for the benefit of the entire state.

Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the Victorian Government's lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria. With a focus on building stronger communities through employment, investment and infrastructure, RDV supports regional Victoria to provide better infrastructure, facilities and services; strengthen the economic and social base of communities; create jobs and improve career opportunities for regional Victorians; and support local project development and planning.

The Regional Partnership Coordinator will co-ordinate support for the Goulburn Regional Partnership and its work program to achieve better outcomes for the region's economy, communities and environment. Working across government and other local organisations, the incumbent will act as a broker bringing together many groups and individuals to progress priorities identified by the Partnership, oversee a program of community engagement, and provide high-quality advice to government.  Key accountabilities include: 

  • Initiate, maintain and manage strong relationships in the region – within and across other state government departments, local governments, community organisations, business, industry advisory groups.
  • Co-ordinate delivery of the Partnership's business and work across RDV's regional and metro offices to support contemporary approaches to good governance and stakeholder engagement.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the Goulburn Regional Partnership, co-ordinating and developing agenda items, presentations and materials from across government for meetings, providing high-quality communication and advice to the Regional Partnership leadership, deputy secretary member, RDV Regional Director on the Partnership's activities and operations.
  • Oversee the delivery of priorities identified by the Regional Partnership by working across departments to shape and propose options, co-ordinating a local implementation program, acting as a broker to bring multiple stakeholders together and monitoring progress against agreed outcomes.
  • Maintain key communications tools, including managing online activity, content and reporting for website and social media, and contribute to the development of media releases and other internal and external communications.
  • Work as part of a networked team across RDV Hume to foster a high-performance culture focussed on continuous improvement within a safe and healthy work environment. Proactively lead change and identify opportunities to introduce efficiencies.


For a confidential discussion, please call Tim Russell, Manager Strategy Development and Regional Planning on 0472 871 303.  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 addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 27 September 2021.

Regional Partnership Coordinator (VPSG5)

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Full time

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Tim Russell | Manager, 0472 871 303

Regional Partnership Coordinator (VPSG5)