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SENIOR POLICY/PROJECT OFFICER - TELECOMMUNICATIONS (Multiple Positions) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 01/06/2021
Applications close: 16/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Fixed Term - 3 years

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/035105_035106_035107

Reference: VG/035105_035106_035107

Occupation: Policy

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.

Senior Policy/Project Officer (multiple)

  • $101,120 - $122,348 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – 3 years 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street (flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior Policy/Project Officer forms a part of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Unit within the Telecommunications and Digital Economy branch in the Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement group. The Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement group works to build trust-based relationships with Victorian businesses, from global enterprises to small businesses and start-ups, to achieve job outcomes that strengthen our economy. 

Reporting to the Project Director, Telecommunications Strategic Projects, this position will manage and lead projects to support the delivery of telecommunications projects/programs, including financial, quality and time related targets for the initiatives. 

This role will be responsible for preparing and presenting high quality reports, project documentation, submissions, briefings and correspondence for diverse stakeholders and senior decision makers.

Key accountabilities:

  1. Manage and lead projects to support the delivery of telecommunications projects/programs, including financial, quality and time related targets for the initiatives. Includes management of grant payments and relevant project expenditure and review and evaluation of program delivery and impacts.
  2. Support the development of policy and policy frameworks and advocate policy options within the telecommunications sector contributing to the telecommunications unit's initiatives and programs.  
  3. Initiate and maintain effective relationships with project stakeholders, negotiating and influencing where required, to assist in achieving project deliverables and objectives.

The successful applicant will have proven communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated expertise in leading the development and implementation of government policy and/or project responses to support economic development.  This position requires strong conceptual/analytical and management skills as well as an ability to operate with minimal supervision. 

For a confidential discussion, please call Felicia Yiannis, Program Manager on 0419 308 539.

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 16 June 2021.

SENIOR POLICY/PROJECT OFFICER - TELECOMMUNICATIONS (Multiple Positions) (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Fixed Term - 3 years

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Felicia Yiannis, Program Manager | 0419 308 539

SENIOR POLICY/PROJECT OFFICER - TELECOMMUNICATIONS (Multiple Positions) (VPSG5)