Senior Project Officer Co-Investment (VPSG5)

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/50944820X

Reference: VG/50944820X

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Great Opportunity to prove your Management and Analytical skills.

The Environment and Community Programs Branch is seeking a Senior Project Officer – Co-Investment to support efforts to leverage private and philanthropic investment into the environment in way that enhances the outcomes of the Biodiveristy 2037 plan. 

The Senior Project Officer will be working with a broad range of government and non-government stakeholders and provide timely advice to the department. The role will involve information gathering, stakeholder and relationship engagement and project management. To be successful in this position, you will have strong project management skills, effective research and analytical skills to inform advice on priorities for investment, proven time management skills, and a flexible and responsive attitude to your work. You will also have a good understanding of environmental issues and how investment, and processes associate with it, can best be delivered to achieve the outcome and aspirations of Biodiversity 2037. 

Excellent stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills to engage with a broad range of stakeholders across government, non-government organizations and community is a requirement. Some experience in either design and delivery of grant opportunities and partnerships with Traditional Owners is desirable

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in public policy, environmental science, biology or a related discipline is preferred.
  • Knowledge of government investment including grants, partnerships, co-investment and how it can be best utilized to achieve positive outcomes is desirable.  

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 1 year.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarizing their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 14 August 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check. Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Senior Project Officer Co-Investment (VPSG5)

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Steven Lynch | 03 8508 2485

Senior Project Officer Co-Investment (VPSG5)