Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 27/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/100639B

Reference: VG/100639B

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions is focused on growing Victoria’s prosperity, building the productive capacity of our economy and increasing participation – by creating more opportunities for people through skills and jobs; helping businesses and industries to thrive; and building vibrant communities and regions. For more information, see the DJSIR Strategic Plan 2023-2027

Established on 1 January 2023, our work spans numerous portfolios, supporting departmental ministers and operating across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Senior Project Officer

  • Salary: $106,534 - $128,897 (Plus Superannuation)
  • 12 months Fixed term
  • Usual hours of work: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available

The Role

The role of the Senior Project Officer, Marrung Team is to engage, partner and collobrate with the Koorie community, including Aboriginal organisations and the wider TAFE network. The work will involve scoping, implementing and monitoring programs to achieve outcomes for Koorie learners.

This is an exciting role, where you can make an impact in the learning of Koorie people, through building and developing your program management skills and establishing strong stakeholder relationships with TAFE networks, Koorie learners and the broader Aboriginal community.

This role will be responsible for high quality briefs, written reports and correspondence including strategic advice aligned with continuous TAFE quality improvement that supports the principles of self-determination for the Aboriginal community.

The purpose and responsibilities of the Marrung Team will be to contribute to the whole of Skills and Employment Group work in improving outcomes for Koorie learners, by supporting a whole-of-sector approach to policy/program design and development.

About You

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Looking for a challenge and wanting to make a difference
  • Seeking an opportunity to learn, grow and achieve
  • Someone who likes to work on multiple projects and is keen to contribute to positive outcomes for Koorie learners

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tracey Evans, Manager, Marrung Team on 0455 307 977 or at tracey.evans@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

The department is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance of child abuse and are committed to taking the necessary steps to protect children from harm by adopting a preventative, proactive and participatory approach to child safety in accordance with the Child Safe Standards.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: We are accredited as a Disability Confident Recruitment (DCR) organsiation and committed to inclusive recruitment. If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJSIR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

For all “JSE eligible” candidates, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position. Priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Applications close at midnight on Monday 27 May 2024.

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

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Full time / 12 months

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Tracey Evans, Manager, Marrung Team | 0455 307 977 or tracey.evans@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)