Senior Manager, Project Oversight and Delivery (VPSG6)

Job posted: 14/07/2021
Applications close: 28/07/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/50940984

Reference: VG/50940984

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Fantastic Opportunity to lead and work on important and high-profile projects with a dedicated group of colleagues and play a vital role in changing how we manage waste in Victoria.

Opportunity to lead major reforms in waste management and recycling

The two key areas of skills and experience needed in this position are strategic project management, and policy design and development.

The top three contributions the position will make to the team will be to provide senior level support in operationalising a new statewide Authority to deliver the Victorian Government's reforms to waste and recycling in Victoria, providing specialist advice to inform this, and project manage the Authority's design and implementation.

The team requires an experienced public sector leader and project manager, with a track record of project delivery for government in highly complex and changing environments. The successful applicant will have superior project management, analysis, negotiation, facilitation and stakeholder management skills, be able to sustain a high level of drive and commitment, have integrity and resilience, and the ability to build trust.

Applicants are requested to prepare an application including clearly showing how they achieve the Key Selection Criteria in the position description.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience and sound knowledge of the public sector, including experience with government operations, policy and decision-making processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in project delivery or implementation, especially related to regulatory policy, frameworks and strategies.
  • Extensive project management and stakeholder management experience gained in complex settings.
  • Strong generalist experience and knowledge across a range of operational streams.
  • Extensive communication and stakeholder engagement experience.
  • Experience in implementing change in a regulatory context and/or implementing institutional reforms is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of key issues, policy and programs relating to Victoria's circular economy and the waste and recycling sector is advantageous.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in business management/administration, law, public policy or other relevant disciplines will be an advantage but not essential. 

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 28 July 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Senior Manager, Project Oversight and Delivery (VPSG6)

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Kyle Garland | 0418 105 130

Senior Manager, Project Oversight and Delivery (VPSG6)