Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 06/06/2024 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/E20041557NB

Reference: VG/E20041557NB

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About the role:

Service Delivery Transformation Command (SDTC) is a specialist area within Victoria Police that works across the organisation to design, develop and implement a new service delivery model and operating model that will better enable Victoria Police to serve the community by:

  • improving outcomes for victims,
  • releasing resources to increase presence and visibility of frontline police,
  • better manage demand and reduce the duplication of effort,
  • making best use of information, diverse expertise and technology,
  • partnering with the appropriate range of key stakeholders, and
  • integrating more effectively with the wider service sector.

SDTC is seeking a collaborative and proactive project management specialist for the role of Senior Project Officer. This role is a Senior Project Officer role that will provide project management, change management and communications advice to stakeholders on options to support the objectives of the Service Delivery Transformation Program of Works.

Part of a team responsible for implementing strategic transformational projects for Victoria Police, the Senior Project Officer position will work collaboratively with stakeholders and provide quality, concise and timely outputs, including business cases, reports, briefs and correspondence on trends, options, risks and opportunities associated with reform options relevant to Victoria Police's service delivery.

This position will require superior communication skills, including the ability to tailor complex, written content for different audiences and the proven ability to establish and sustain effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders. This position will require a strong understanding of the Victoria Police policy landscape, the ability to identify different options for reform and a demonstrated understanding of relevant legislation, policies, public sector issues and procedures in a complex environment.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Assisting the Project Lead Inspector with strategic project management, change management and associated outputs.
  • Leading provision of expert project management and transformation outputs (such as reports, briefing papers, business cases, options papers) to inform and support decision making.
  • Identifying and actively managing emerging opportunities, issues and risks.
  • Working collaboratively with and providing advice to stakeholders within Victoria Police.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Experience in all aspects of project and change management.
  • Experience developing and coordinating strategic project outputs, including business cases, reports, options papers.
  • Understanding of legislation, policies, public sector issues and procedures relevant to Victoria Police.
  • Superior communication skills (strong writing skills and highly developed interpersonal skills).
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to self-motivate.
  • Strong integrity and discretion.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time Ongoing and One (1) x Fixed Term position available until 30/06/2025 
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with organisational policy, all Victoria Police employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including a booster vaccination) against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exception. As such your employment with Victoria Police is subject to providing evidence of your vaccination status.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria. Please see the Position Description for the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications close midnight, 6 June 2024.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Boris Buick via email boris.buick@police.vic.gov.au.

We welcome applications from people with disability. If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8082.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

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Full time

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Boris Buick | boris.buick@police.vic.gov.au

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