Senior Project Officer - Coordination (VPSG5)

Job posted: 27/08/2021
Applications close: 29/09/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/50928218B

Reference: VG/50928218B

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Contribute to the implementation of the Victorian Government‘s delivery of the Biodiversity Plan, Protecting Victoria’s Environment - Biodiversity 2037.

The Senior Project Officer - Coordination will lead a small team responsible for the tracking, reporting and analysis of Biodiversity projects and Sustainability Fund agreements. The Senior Project Officer will use their project management and financial expertise to support, monitor and report on the progress of a suite of projects to be delivered by the Biodiversity Division. The role will work closely with the senior managers within the Division to enable implementation of the Victorian Government‘s delivery of the Biodiversity Plan, Protecting Victoria's Environment - Biodiversity 2037.  

 The position will suit an innovative thinker with good teamwork skills who enjoys a diverse work program. The role will be well-suited to someone capable of developing and maintaining sound relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver project outcomes. The role will be responsible for up to three direct reports.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated project management expertise is highly desirable.

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

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 29 September 2021.

Other relevant information:

You must be a current Victorian Public Service (VPS) employee, employed on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis to be eligible to apply for this role. People on labour hire contracts, such as agency staff and contractors, are not eligible to apply.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

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 - Coordination (VPSG5)

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Neroli Hudson | 0438 670208

Senior Project Officer - Coordination (VPSG5)