Senior Policy Officer - Service Delivery & Infrastructure (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 27/07/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/50936809X

Reference: VG/50936809X

Occupation: Policy

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Senior Policy Officer will lead DELWP’s involvement in the development of infrastructure to support the circular economy and the transition to the four-bin kerbside service

The Senior Policy Officer – Service Delivery & Infrastructure is responsible for leading DELWP's work on the development of waste and recycling infrastructure to support the circular economy and the current kerbside reforms. This will encompass innovative policy development, program development and providing advice around infrastructure funding decisions.

You will work with the Manager, Service Delivery & Infrastructure to coordinate strategic input to relevant infrastructure programs, advise on emerging waste and resource recovery markets and their infrastructure needs, and design viable options for improving infrastructure planning and opportunities in Victoria.

You will have excellent stakeholder engagement skills, ensuring a coordinated approach across the government portfolio on issues relating to infrastructure and market opportunities, acting as a pivotal point of contact and advice for the Waste and Recycling Division on future infrastructure needs.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in science, engineering, law, economics, public policy, natural resource or environmental management, business management or similar will be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Experience in policy development, market analysis, risk management, stakeholder engagement, and general administration.
  • A sound understanding of and experience in the public sector, including knowledge and experience with the structure of government and its policy and decision-making processes.

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, 27 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.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au

Senior Policy Officer - Service Delivery & Infrastructure (VPSG5)

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Lorna Mathieson | 0427 608 365

Senior Policy Officer - Service Delivery & Infrastructure (VPSG5)