Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 10/06/2021
Applications close: 25/06/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2023

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Strategic Management

Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20012348

Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20012348

Occupation: Strategic Management

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) has established a Portfolio Management Office (PMO) to provide a single source of truth for information, as well as to lead a culture of informed decision-making, shared accountability and continuous improvement in education infrastructure delivery. The Senior Project Officer will play a key role in the PMO Reporting function, which forms part of the broader Strategy, Planning & Performance unit. The VSBA is committed to a meaningful and collaborative engagement with key internal and external stakeholders through the provision of high-quality reporting across the entire VSBA infrastructure portfolio. The Senior Project Officer, led by the Manager, will work closely with the various program areas of the VSBA to develop timely and detailed reporting on complex projects and to support the operational and strategic goals of the VSBA.

Senior Project Officer - Fixed term/Full time until 30 June 2023

The key accountabilities for the Senior Project Officer are to:

  • identify, coordinate and produce reporting and written communication which supports effective decision-making by VSBA Executive, DET and Government;
  • work collaboratively across the VSBA and DET to manage information and processes on infrastructure projects across the portfolio, acting as a key point of contact for multiple teams and stakeholders;
  • ensure the integrity and reliability of VSBA's delivery practices to improve transparency and efficiency of portfolio wide reporting;
  • contribute to continuous improvements for delivery through automation and process improvement;
  • provide expert advice on asset data concepts and usage, and contribute to a range of projects as a subject  matter expert (SME);
  • assure information by undertaking quality reviews and identify improvement opportunities; and
  • analyse data to articulate trends, provide rationale for variances and develop recommendations for      embedding insights from analysis to drive action.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of project and risk management practices, in addition to strong stakeholder engagement skills. 

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 25 June 2021

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30/06/2023

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Danielle Cherbakof | Danielle.Cherbakof@education.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)