Senior Project Management Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 14/03/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Negotiable, Various

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Land Management, Projects

Reference: VG/50939777

Reference: VG/50939777

Occupation: Land Management, Projects

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

Work location: Negotiable, Various

  • Implement policy, strategy and legislative accountabilities to support the delivery of a flagship project
  • Use strategic thinking, problem-solving and team leadership skills
  • Location: Negotiable-Flexible (statewide) Lead project coordination across the regions to meet business objectives and priorities and to deliver high quality policy and advisory expertise.

The Strategic Fuel Breaks and Mechanical works program received significant investment that will support community and asset protection and provide strategic advantage for planned burning and fire control operations in the context of a rapidly changing climate.

The Senior Project Management Officer will support the Senior Program Manager of the Strategic Fuel Breaks (SFB) and Mechanical Works program and be responsible for leading work across departmental groups, assisting coordination of SFB priorities. This includes the translation of policy, strategy and the department's legislative accountabilities to support operational program delivery.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A qualification in natural or environmental science, agile project management or public policy would be an advantage.
  • Experience in process management and strong monitoring and evaluation skills would also be an advantage (but not mandatory).

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022. The successful applicant may request to work from any DELWP office location, subject to negotiation and COVID-Safe transitional arrangement.

The department plays a major role in Victoria's emergency response activities, through an all-hazards, all-emergencies approach. Staff undertaking these roles have been quarantined from performing emergency management roles and participation in planned burning operations.

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 Sunday, 14 March 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.

Senior Project Management Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / until 30 June 2022

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Craige Brown | 0498 163 584 or craige.brown@delwp.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Management Officer (VPSG5)