Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30th November 2021

Organisation: COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/CQV/DSPNS/1540284

Reference: VG/CQV/DSPNS/1540284

Occupation: Policy

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, 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 organisation, we'd love to hear from you.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please email project.recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

About us

COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV) is responsible for Victoria's COVID-19 Accommodation response, including:

  • Mandatory quarantine for returned overseas travellers
  • Emergency Accommodation for people that cannot safely isolate/quarantine in their accommodation.

The Victorian Chief Health Officer has mandated that all returning overseas travellers arriving in Victoria must go into mandatory quarantine for 14 days from the day of their arrival to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

In addition, CQV is responsible for the operation of Victoria's Emergency Accommodation program for community members and their close contacts who have tested positive for COVID-19 and where an assessment has concluded that there are no other suitable alternative accommodation options for self-isolation.

Infection control and prevention is the primary objective of the mandatory quarantine and emergency accommodation programs.

About the role

The Strategic Projects team operates within a dynamic and fast paced environment to deliver on projects of key strategic importance to the organisation.

In the role of Senior Project Officer, Strategic Projects, you will support the planning and delivery of key projects and reforms to quarantine accommodation sites across the program and provide authoritative and strategic policy advice to the project team, senior executive staff and government on the design and development of programs and services for the quarantine accommodation sites.

The Senior Project Officer will collaborate with and manage other project team members in the preparation of project tools, reports, policy documents and ministerial briefings.

This role will manage a range of key project activities to provide service excellence to the mandatory quarantine program

This role also includes:

  • Conduct the planning, coordinating and delivery of multiple projects or initiatives related to the smooth running of the COVID Accommodation program.
  • Lead the consultation of multi-stakeholder groups to develop operational policy and procedures and engaging a range of stakeholders to deliver outcomes and drive progress.
  • Preparation of complex correspondence for technical reporting to key stakeholders as well as development of advanced, professional operating instructions and policy documents.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in policy development and project management.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision and management of project teams.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification 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 / 30th November 2021

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Hisham Hajj | Hisham.Hajj@cqv.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)