Senior Project Officer - Procurement and Contracts (VPSG5.2)

Job posted: 07/12/2020
Applications close: 02/03/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $111,736 - $122,348

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/700424

Reference: VG/700424

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $111,736 - $122,348

Work location: Various

For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

There has never been a more exciting time at EPA as we work to prevent the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victoria's environment and people, with a focus on zero tolerance for waste crime and unsafe waste management.

We are seeking a Senior Project Officer - Procurement & Contracts, (VPS5.2) to join the new High-Risk Sites and Emergency Coordination Directorate to implement the Government's Recycling Victoria policy and plan, based with the EPA in Victoria. This role can be based flexibly across our numerous state office locations at the preference of the successful applicant.

Your role: 

  • Manage and lead the development of contract management plans
  • Provide strategic project management advice, guidance, and training to support High-Risk site recovery programs
  • Provide expertise and practical advice to EPA staff regarding all aspects and stages of procurement and contract management
  • Identify strategic opportunities to leverage procurement learnings and expertise across other EPA programs

Qualifications & Attributes 

  • Please refer to the attached position description

What's in it for you? 

  • Become an integral part of a professional workforce committed to delivering programs and services that prevent harm to the environment and human health
  • Contribute to the EPA becoming a national and international leader in managing High Risk and hazardous waste sites/detecting and disrupting waste crime
  • Flexible work options, personal and professional development  

How to Apply: 

Read the attached position description and apply online via our EPA Career Services. Within your application, please submit the following: 

  • A completed application form 
  • A completed cover letter addressing your experience, motivation, and suitability for the role
  • Your resume including the contact details of two appropriate referees

Inquiries can be directed to Helen Szabo, Manager - High Risk Site Recovery on Helen.Szabo@epa.vic.gov.au or 03 9695 2564.

All prospective employees are required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check before an employment offer being made. Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required. EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. 

We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued, and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force. If you require advice and support with the application process, please contact the Recruitment team on 1300 372 842. 

EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to this role within a 3-month period. Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered. For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit www.epa.vic.gov.au