Senior Policy Adviser - Visitor Economy Partnerships (VPSG5)

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

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 2.5 years

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Reference: VG/035233

Reference: VG/035233

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, 2.5years
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

Your Role

Destination Planning is a new unit in our Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy branch. The unit has responsibility for delivering key tourism reform projects and priority work as part of the Victorian Tourism Recovery Package.  We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled professional to implement a range of initiatives to support the visitor economy, working across the Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy Branch, the broader Visitor Economy portfolio and the Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group. 

Your Skills

  • Stakeholder and relationship management skills to build trust, collaboration and consensus across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. Previous experience in stakeholder engagement in areas such as tourism or local government is desirable.
  • Public policy knowledge and skills, and proven experience contributing to policy formulation and implementation in the public sector.
  • Project management capabilities with experience delivering public sector projects, including experience planning and contributing to the implementation of large-scale projects in complex environments with multiple stakeholders.
  • 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 including the development of reports, PowerPoint presentations and diagrams, submissions and briefings that are concise and engaging.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, tight deadlines, and a culture of feedback, continuous development and supportiveness.

Additional Information

The position of Senior Policy Adviser – Visitor Economy Partnerships 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 Sophie Fisher, Manager Destination Planning, on 0406 951 755.

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 - Visitor Economy Partnerships (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 2.5 years

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Sophie Fisher | 0406 951 755

Senior Policy Adviser - Visitor Economy Partnerships (VPSG5)