Senior Regional Coordinator (multiple) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time / 24 months (to June 2023)

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Consulting and Strategy

Reference: VG/035321

Reference: VG/035321

Occupation: Consulting and Strategy

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Various

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Senior Regional Coordinator (multiple)

  • $101,120 - $122,348 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term for 24 Months (until June 2023)
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Various work locations: Barwon South West, Gippsland, Grampians, Hume, Loddon Mallee, Melbourne

The Senior Regional Coordinator positions sit within two branches of the Employment and Inclusion Group:

  • Jobs Victoria
  • Place Based Reform & Delivery

Reporting to a Team Manager, these roles have responsibility for managing and facilitating the integrated delivery of a range of regionally based initiatives, and for providing strategic advice to senior stakeholders on regional plans, strategic directions and priority economic and community development projects across the region. They will enable communities and delivery partners to work together to achieve greater ecoomic inlcusion and to achieve a strong, long term recovery across Victoria.

Key accountabilities

  1. Manage programs: manage implementation of Jobs Victoria and Place-based economic inclusion program sites, ensuring program objectives and contractual commitments are understood and met. Ensure program delivers on the intent of local leadership by identifying how to support and enable community aspiration and objectives. Administer grants, including monitoring progress, and managing grant agreements, contracts and payments.
  2. Engage actively with stakeholders: Work directly with a wide variety of stakeholders from the government, private and not for profit sectors to leverage opportunities for collaboration, communicate key needs, share information and identify opportunities. Establish and maintain a community of practice with relevant organisations. Listen to and understand context for partners and translate this into meaningful program impacts. Deliver key messages and performance expectations as needed. Convene stakeholders to share information and progress issues.
  3. Track and assess progress and lessons: Actively monitor program progress and key issues, including through, but not limited to, program reporting requirements. Identify trends, risks and key insights and share these actively with the wider team and stakeholders. Contribute to operational and strategic duties. 

The successful candidate will deliver critical objectives using their extensive experience in leading and facilitating improved regional development outcomes to, an open, engaged mindset, and excellent stakeholder and project management skills.

These roles sit within growing teams who are actively seeking applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI and people with disability. It is important to us that all candidates can participate equally in the recruitment process and can be supported to become active, valued members of our teams.

Please direct initial queries to the HR/Recruitment team at EIsupport@ecodev.vic.gov.au following which a confidential discussion can be arranged.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter identifying which location(s) you wish to be considered for and addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 9 March 2021.






Senior Regional Coordinator (multiple) (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 24 months (to June 2023)

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HR/Recruitment team | EIsupport@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Senior Regional Coordinator (multiple) (VPSG5)