Senior Policy and Program Officer (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 16/10/2020
Applications close: 01/11/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/1488230

Reference: VG/1488230

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The vacancies sit within Fairer Victoria. Fairer Victoria brings together the Office of Women, Youth Affairs, Veterans, Multicultural Affairs and Equality portfolios, with a view to elevating consideration of these key groups to the centre of government.

The Office for Women supports the Minister for Women and Minister for Prevention of Family Violence.  Office for Women is responsible for leading implementation of Free from Violence: Victoria's Strategy for prevention of family violence and other forms of violence against women and Safe and Strong: Victoria's first Gender Equality Strategy.

The roles require proactive self-starters with good understanding of government processes and an ability to work in a complex and sensitive environment. The roles require high levels of adaptability and a desire to contribute to a professional and supportive work environment. Knowledge of public health, primary prevention, and/or social policy, particularly gender equality, will be highly desirable.  

As the position will have a lead role in preparing quality and timely Ministerial products - including correspondence, briefings and at times, cabinet submissions - capability in these areas will also be highly regarded.

The successful candidates will demonstrate strong policy, analytical and communication skills coupled with an ability to influence stakeholders and work effectively in a team environment. Ideally, you will also have experience in program management and monitoring. Experience in program evaluation will also be considered favourably.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place.

The closing date for this position midnight, Sunday 1 November 2020.

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

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 two pages)

Other relevant information:

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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from

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Senior Policy and Program Officer (See Advertisement)