Senior Program Officer (Training & Workforce Development), Solar Victoria (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Latrobe Valley

Job type: Full time / Until 31 December 2023

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $105,479 - $127,621

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/50938761R2

Reference: VG/50938761R2

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621

Work location: Gippsland | Latrobe Valley

The Senior Program Officer identifies, develops and procures solutions to meet industry training and workforce development needs that supports upskilling, reskilling and enabling diversification of the renewable energy sector’s workforce.

The Senior Program Officer (Training and Workforce Development) role will work collaboratively across government, the education and training sector and industry to establish relationships and develop initiatives and put in place agreements that ensure successful delivery of outcomes. It will take responsibility for planning, overseeing and delivering initiatives and providing informed advice and action on governance, program monitoring and delivery, project management and reporting in areas of responsibility.

The incumbent will use their significant industry knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Government's jobs and training landscape, to ensure that Solar Victoria can deliver on its comprehensive training and jobs commitments.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A strong background in the TAFE and state government training landscape, including demonstrated experience leading the identification and development of training and industry development activities.
  • High level program management skills and significant experience in designing and delivering projects and programs of work
  • High level influencing and stakeholder engagement skills

This is a fixed term position available for a period until 31 December 2023. The preferred work location for this position is at our brand-new state of the art headquarters in Morwell. A Melbourne CBD location can be negotiated with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 29 March 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

Senior Program Officer (Training & Workforce Development), Solar Victoria (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31 December 2023

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Anita Smith | 0437 974 969

Senior Program Officer (Training & Workforce Development), Solar Victoria (VPSG5)