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Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / To April 2022

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DJ8761_1271

Reference: VG/DJ8761_1271

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

About Us

The Commercial Services Division provides the Corrections and Justice Services Group with expert financial, commercial and performance advisory services and leads the groups engagement with other parts of DJCS on matters including finance, infrastructure, technology and data analysis.

Contracts and Infrastructure Branch are responsible for contract management, commercial oversight and advisory services, as well as the effective management and maintenance of all Corrections and Justice Services' prisons and related infrastructure.

About the Role

This is a varied role that is responsible for managing and delivering a suite of small to medium sized projects, undertaking regular reporting, creating complex project and contract documentation, briefs and correspondence.

The Senior Project Officer will be expected to drive key projects and establish, develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, senior departmental staff and other key stakeholders in order to identify, analyse and resolve emerging issues, opportunities, risks and trends.

Please note there are two (2) fixed term full time or part time opportunities available until April 2022.

About You

The role would ideally suit a candidate with experience initiating, driving and delivering small to medium projects and who can demonstrate an ability to think strategically and identify emerging issues as well as advanced writing and communication skills with strong stakeholder management.

In addition, as our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Proven experience coordinating and developing briefs for senior executives.
  • Experience in delivering small to medium projects as well as contributing as part of a team to large scale projects.

A Written Communication discipline (or equivalent experience) is desirable.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / To April 2022

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Jim Stewart on 0456 983 767 | jim.stewart@justice.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)