Senior Project Officer: Aboriginal Housing (VPSG5)

Job posted: 13/07/2021
Applications close: 27/07/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 June 2022

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/625386

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/625386

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

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.


This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to inform the development of long-term strategic reform, investment and growth of social housing in Victoria. This position will provide a high performing individual with the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge to formulating policies and practical responses to complex, system-wide issues in the social and affordable housing system. You will be part of a small, dynamic fast-paced team which develops, evaluates and implements policies and key programs at a strategic level and liaises closely with those working at an operational level. You will have demonstrable experience of being a critical and analytical thinker; being proactive and organised; and having excellent stakeholder management, communication and project management skills.

Are you:

  • Committed to improving the lives of Aboriginal Victorians and have a demonstrated history of delivering successful outcomes for Aboriginal communities.
  • Someone who can use conceptual and analytical skills to develop practical solutions to complex problems?
  • Someone who can provide clear and succinct advice that supports decision-making?
  • Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment?
  • A team player who can work collaboratively with colleagues and diverse 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: Aboriginal Housing (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30 June 2022

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Bradleigh James | P: (03) 9595 1016 or M: 0437 679 638

Senior Project Officer: Aboriginal Housing (VPSG5)