Senior Project Officer

Job posted: 10/07/2024
Applications close: 21/07/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Victorian Public Sector Commission

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/VG/15212024A

Reference: VG/VG/15212024A

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Victorian Public Sector Commission

(2x) Senior Project Officer, Workforce Capability – VPS5 – Fixed term to 27/06/2025

What you'll do

As a senior member of the Rapid Response Pilot team, you will be required to lead a variety of key aspects of the project. You will have the opportunity to take a whole of government approach to staff mobility in times of need.  You will work with stakeholders across the VPS as well as lessons learned from phase 2 of the pilot to maintain and improve our prototype into phase 3. You will also have the opportunity to utilise your policy skills to undertake in-depth research into Emergency Management entitlements and conditions to form policy positions for the future.

Who we're looking for

We welcome applications from professionals who model the Victorian public sector values

The Senior Project Officer contributes to the development of high-quality initiatives to support mobility throughout the VPS. This is a high-profile project for the VPSC, the role will suit someone with a strong track record of contributing to complex projects through their entire lifecycle. Effective communication skills both written and verbal is important to be successful in this role. A proven track record in undertaking policy analysis and providing policy advice to senior audiences would be advantageous.

Who we are

The Victorian Public Sector Commission plays a key role in stewardship of the public sector. It works to strengthen the efficiency, effectiveness and capability of the public sector and maintain, and advocate for, public sector professionalism and integrity. Your contribution will help shape and lead strategic government directions across Victoria.

Why you should join us

We are proud to offer you the opportunity to work with purpose and make a positive impact on the Victorian community.   

You'll collaborate with stakeholders across the Victorian public sector to deliver meaningful work supporting the Victorian Government's strategic priorities.  

We offer:  

  • Flexible and hybrid work
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program and wellbeing initiatives
  • Inclusive work environment, including workplace adjustments

How to apply

Priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange jobs board.

Applications including a cover letter with your resume, outlining your skills, knowledge and qualities that will make you a success within the VPSC are to be submitted online by selecting the ‘Apply Now” button.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 21 July 2024

Request for reasonable adjustments

The VPSC values the contribution of all employees and fair and equitable treatment of all people is integral to all activities. As such, the VPSC offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request. It is our policy to provide adjustments for people with disability, mental illness and/or a health condition and carers of people with disability. To request an adjustment, please follow the process on our policy page.

Other relevant information

A position description is attached. For enquiries, please refer to the contact on the position description.

Employment screening, including criminal history, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications, screening of misconduct, Australian working rights and other relevant checks form part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Where applicable, this applies to current VPS employees.

Senior Project Officer

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

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Robbie Minty | robbie.minty@vpsc.vic.gov.au - 0410214380

Senior Project Officer