Senior Stakeholder and Engagement Officer (VPSG5)

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

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/DJ3346

Reference: VG/DJ3346

Occupation: Policy

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

Senior Stakeholder and Engagement Officer

  • Exciting ongoing position available within Honorary Justice Services Support
  • Utilise your strong stakeholder and engagement skills
  • Contribute to a dynamic and busy team

About us

The Justice Policy and Data Reform (JPDR) group supports the Attorney-General in her role as Victoria's First Law Officer and her criminal and civil law policy responsibilities. We prioritise our relationships with key entities across the justice system and the department to ensure policy reform is strategic, relevant, holistic and people-centred. The group is comprised of three branches including Justice System Reform (JSR), Justice Policy and Legislation and Priority Projects.

Within JSR, the System Governance (SG) branch has three teams, namely:

  • Appointments –manages the department's high priority appointments of judicial officers and key board appointments.
  • Governance Strategy and Review –responsible for governance policy and support, strategic reviews, strategic and operational relationship management and funding of the Victorian legal assistance sector, as well as support for key justice system entities.
  • Honorary Justice Services Support –provides policy, day-to-day management and operational oversight of Victoria's Honorary Justices.

About the role

The Senior Stakeholder and Engagement Officer, Honorary Justice Services Support is part of the System Governance unit and will be responsible for providing high quality, expert support and advice to both internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, the position is responsible for ensuring business processes are embedded across the team to ensure efficient, accountable and strong administrative systems are adhered to.

About you

We are looking for people who are motivated to make an impact in delivering the government's reform agenda and influencing how a complex service delivery system works at all levels.  

As our ideal candidate you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to work collaboratively with our partners across the department and the broader justice system
  • Ability to develop new approaches and create business plans to align with understanding of organisational goals and address obstacles
  • Advanced organising and planning skills with the ability to effectively manage your time and multiple complex tasks

How to apply

For detailed information on key accountabilities please refer to the attached position description.

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include only a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant experience, suitability and motivations in applying for the role. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Senior Stakeholder and Engagement Officer (VPSG5)

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Amanda Everton on 0429 301 646 | amanda.everton@justice.vic.gov.au

Senior Stakeholder and Engagement Officer (VPSG5)