Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until February 2022

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/610040

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/610040

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


The Senior Project Officer position provides a great opportunity to a high-performing individual to formulate strategic policy advice as well as to shape new service models for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

The role will require advanced capabilities in data analysis and financial modelling to inform reform options and policy proposals.

The Senior Project Officer position is situated in the Policy, Strategy and Integration Team, in the Homelessness and Accommodation Support Unit, in Homes Victoria.

The Policy, Strategy and Integration Team is responsible for system reform and policy development to improve outcomes for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. 

Are you:

  • Driven by a desire to deliver evidence-informed and innovative solutions to improve outcomes for people?
  • A strategic thinker, with strong conceptual and analytical skills?
  • Able to undertake data analysis and financial modelling and translate insights into compelling policy ideas?
  • A problem solver who can rigorously explore and contribute to creative and practical policy solutions to complex system and program issues?
  • Able to engage and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until February 2022

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Helen Thomas | 0417 810 616

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)