Senior Policy and Projects Manager, Regions and Service Delivery (VLA5)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Legal Aid

Salary: $116,461 - $148,222

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/1732A

Reference: VG/1732A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $116,461 - $148,222

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Join Victoria Legal Aid in the role of Senior Policy and Projects Manager, providing high level strategic advice and support to the Executive Director.

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $116,461 - $148,222 plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging

About the role:
In this role you will manage the strategic policy, service design and project functions of the Regions and Service Delivery directorate, and be relied on to provide sound strategic advice and support to the Executive Director in the exercise of their responsibilities.

You will work closely with our Regional Associate Directors and Managing Lawyers to assist the implementation of place-based initiatives that can be replicated elsewhere in Victoria and work to strengthen the contribution made by our regional and outer-metropolitan offices to wider organisational planning and strategic advocacy.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on an impactful and forward looking role in VLAs Regions and Service Delivery directorate and work closely with our various offices across the state. The role will be required to undertake some work from Melbourne, however flexible arrangements will be considered.

About you:
You are experienced in successfully leading policy development and project implementation, and undertake this work with a keen focus on collaboration. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills enable you to work with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes and influence the adoption of new directions and approaches.

Crucial to your success will be your highly developed organisational skills, experience in meeting tight deadlines while under pressure, and ability to provide strong strategic advice and support to multiple roles at once.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

To protect your safety and the health and safety of our staff, interviews for this role will take place online. If shortlisted for an interview you will be provided with further information about the process.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Peter Noble, Executive Director Regions and Service Delivery on (03) 5448 2306.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 1 August 2021

Senior Policy and Projects Manager, Regions and Service Delivery (VLA5)

Job type:

Full time

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Peter Noble, Executive Director | (03) 5448 2306

Senior Policy and Projects Manager, Regions and Service Delivery (VLA5)