Senior Policy Adviser - Infrastructure Facilitation (VPSG5)

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 11/03/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 2 years

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Reference: VG/035223

Reference: VG/035223

Occupation: Arts and Sports

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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.

  • $101,120 - $122,348 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term, 2 years
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

Your Role

The Senior Policy Adviser will manage the delivery of major tourism infrastructure projects in Victoria in partnership with key stakeholders. The role will also assist in the provision of influential advice to Ministers, departmental senior management, Government stakeholders and other key community and industry stakeholders on a range of infrastructure policy and development issues.

Your Skills

  • Excellent project management capabilities with experience delivering public sector projects and programs, including experience planning and contributing to the implementation of large-scale projects in complex environments.
  • Strong knowledge of Government processes, governance standards, policies and programs including knowledge of the key issues confronting the tourism sector in Victoria.
  • Proven analytical and conceptual skills, including an ability to structure problems, analyse data and communicate solutions to decision-makers. This requires excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive, productive and mutually beneficial working relationships and networks across government; industry and the community to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for all.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, tight deadlines, and a culture of feedback, continuous development and supportiveness.
  • Proven experience in successfully negotiating with stakeholders on complex issues to achieve positive outcomes.

Additional Information

The position of Senior Policy Adviser – Infrastructure Facilitation is part of the Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy branch in the Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy group.  The Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group works to strengthen Victoria's reputation as Australia's leading cultural, sport, racing, tourism and events destination with a key focus on driving both economic and social benefits for the community and visitors alike, ensuring that the best cultural, sport and recreation and events experiences are accessible to everyone.

For a confidential discussion, please call Shaan Bedi on 0423 307 883.

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 11 March 2021.


Senior Policy Adviser - Infrastructure Facilitation (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 2 years

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Shaan Bedi | 0423 307 883

Senior Policy Adviser - Infrastructure Facilitation (VPSG5)