Senior Events Coordinator (VPSG5)

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

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/1650547

Reference: VG/1650547

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The First Peoples - State Relations (FPSR) Group is seeking talented and passionate individuals committed to progressing the Victorian Government's nation leading work with First Peoples. This is a unique opportunity to work in new and innovative ways that recognise First Peoples as the self-determining drivers of Aboriginal affairs in Victoria. This role will contribute to the ground-breaking work of FPSR in the areas of truth, treaty, self-determination and cultural rights.

As the Senior Events Coordinator, you will work within a small team to support delivery of the major Aboriginal cultural events program for the Victorian Aboriginal community.

You will play an active role in engaging and building partnerships across government and Aboriginal communities to promote the stories, achievements and cultures of Aboriginal Victorian people.

This is a fixed-term role for 12 months.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • knowledge of, and experience with, Aboriginal communities and an ability to apply this knowledge in the context of Victorian Aboriginal communities
  • the ability to engage in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner with Aboriginal organisations and communities
  • experience in delivering events programs within agreed timeframes and budget
  • strong project management, planning and organisational skills
  • highly developed written communication and stakeholder management skills.

Grants management experience, including knowledge of grants electronic management systems (e.g. Salesforce, GEMS), would be advantageous.

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

FPSR welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and strongly encourages all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in this position to apply.

How to apply

Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages).

Other relevant information

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DPC employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies).

To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions and the OH&S Act, the department will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage. Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Senior Events Coordinator (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

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Brenden Bride | 0428 195 341

Senior Events Coordinator (VPSG5)