Senior Advisor (VPSG5)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Strategic Management

Reference: VG/DOT/IT/1650973

Reference: VG/DOT/IT/1650973

Occupation: Strategic Management

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Senior Advisor 

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS5 $103,920– $125,735 per annum excluding superannuation
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type:  Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD 

 About the Opportunity

The Senior Advisor will provide authoritative, articulate, and strategic advice on investment strategy to Ministers and the DoT executives, to support decision-making on DoT's budget funding priorities and options. You will work with stakeholders across the Department to understand short-medium term priorities for funding through the State budget, provide constructive advice on the timing, sequencing and packaging of investment decisions, and develop strategies for resolving funding risks and issues.

About You

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Provide authoritative, articulate and strategic investment advice to relevant Ministers, the Secretary and Senior DoT executives on short to medium term budget and investment strategy
  • Provide credible and objective guidance on contentious issues, and negotiate agreed pathways to facilitate the production of robust and widely supported investment advice
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders within DoT and its portfolio agencies
  • Prepare timely, accurate and high-quality reports, briefings, and presentations for senior stakeholders
  • Contribute to teams undertaking initiatives or coordinating processes as part of the broader work of the Branch or the Group

More information is available in the Position Description.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter briefly addressing the Key Selection Criteria found in the position description. 

Applications closes at 11.59pm on 17 August 2022.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Lisa Schultz, Manager Investment Strategy via email at lisa.schultz@transport.vic.gov.au.

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Senior Advisor (VPSG5)

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Lisa Schultz | lisa.schultz@transport.vic.gov.au

Senior Advisor (VPSG5)