Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit (VPSG5)

Job posted: 19/02/2021
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 Months

Organisation: Victorian Public Sector Commission

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/1514547

Reference: VG/1514547

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Position Number: 211977948

Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit (VPS 5). 12-month fixed term role.

About us

The Victorian Public Sector Commission plays a key role in stewardship of the public sector. It works to strengthen the efficiency, effectiveness and capability of the public sector and maintain, and advocate for, public sector professionalism and integrity.

Join the Victorian Public Sector Commission and become a valued member of this innovative and high performing team. Your contribution will help shape and lead strategic government directions across Victoria. 

The role

The VPSC's Workforce and Engagement Branch supports the public sector to develop and maintain a workforce that meets the needs of the Victorian community. We lead reform projects, diversity strategies and employment programs designed to drive important change at scale.

The Aboriginal Employment Unit sits within the Workforce and Engagement Branch and is mainly responsible for implementing the Barring Djinang Aboriginal Employment Strategy for the Victorian public sector.

This exciting and high-responsibility role will lead the delivery of core Barring Djinang initiatives as directed by the Manager, AEU, as well as contribute to the broader operations of the AEU.

About you

You will have a knowledge and understanding of key issues impacting upon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.  You will have strong stakeholder engagement and project or contract management experience. Your ability to analyse and evaluate information for providing advice on complex issues will be paramount.  

This is an Aboriginal prioritised position; therefore, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter with your resume, outlining your skills, knowledge and qualities that will make you a success within the VPSC are to be submitted online by selecting the ‘Apply Now” button.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 7 March 2021

Other relevant information

A comprehensive position description is attached. For further information regarding the Victorian Public Sector Commission, please visit our website at www.vpsc.vic.gov.au.

For enquiries regarding the position please phone the contact on the position description. If you experience difficulties in applying online, please contact HR Shared Services on 1800 039 411.

The Commission values the contribution of all employees and fair and equitable treatment of all people is integral to all activities. As such, the Commission offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Employment screening, including criminal history, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications, screening of misconduct, Australian working rights and other relevant checks form part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Where applicable, this applies to current VPS employees.

Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit (VPSG5)

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Full time / 12 Months

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Mason Atkinson | 0437783427 / mason.atkinson@vpsc.vic.gov.au

Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit (VPSG5)