Strategic Advisor, South East Asia (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 22/04/2021
Applications close: 13/05/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: International

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Sales/Business Development



Occupation: Sales/Business Development

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: International

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.

Strategic Advisor, South East Asia

  • Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to the success of the State of Victoria internationally?
  • Are you experienced in working in a cross-cultural environment and taking a collaborative approach to achieve goals?
  • Do you have a strong background in providing both strategic and operational support?

About the Role

  • Classification: Locally Engaged Staff (LES)
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
  • Work Location: Victorian Government Trade & Investment (VGTI) office, Jakarta, Indonesia or Singapore
  • Employment Type: Full Time, Fixed Term (2 Years)


A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional with experience in providing both strategic and operational support at the executive level. The Strategic Advisor will provide a comprehensive range of the specialist administrative support services, including reporting, information management and the preparation of briefs.

Reporting to the Commissioner for Victoria to South East Asia, this role  focuses on developing and fostering effective relationships with key stakeholders across South East Asia and within the Victorian Government.

The Strategic Advisor forms part of the South East Asia leadership team in representing the Victorian Government within the region. As a trusted advisor, the role will be responsible for research, investigation and analysis on behalf of the Commissioner. 

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for all arrangements in relation to relocation expenses (if applicable), their accommodation and day-to-day living expenses and will need to hold or be eligible to hold work rights in the work location.

We offer a competitive package of benefits, including the opportunity to undertake international travel to Australia and within South East Asia. We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

Employment Eligibility

Applicants must be a citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa for Indonesia or Singpore (depending on location). The successful applicant will be subject to extensive background checks, including through relevant law enforcement authorities.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including veterans and people who have a disability, and people from varied cultural backgrounds.

How to Apply

Further information regarding this opportunity can be obtained from the Chris Hunter, Regional Specialist, South East Asia, via email: chris.hunter@global.vic.gov.au

To be considered for this position applications must contain:

1.           A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description, AND

2.           A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.

Applications close at midnight on 13 May 2021. If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application online, please email internationalhr@ecodev.vic.gov.au.






Strategic Advisor, South East Asia (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Chris Hunter | chris.hunter@global.vic.gov.au

Strategic Advisor, South East Asia (As per advertisement)