Team leader, Ministerial correspondence (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Part time / 6 months

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/80004288XT

Reference: VG/80004288XT

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Team Leader Ministerial Correspondence

  • Annual Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348 per annum plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Fixed Term (6 months)
  • Employment Type:  Part Time  
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


About the Team

This role will be part of the Ministerial & Government Services which is a branch that provides support services for the Department and Ministers to meet legislative, parliamentary and accountability obligations.

The branch makes up a part of the People and Business Service group which provides business enabling people and corporate services functions, to drive a high-performance culture and to support integrated operations.


About the Opportunity

The Team Leader Ministerial Correspondence will support the Manager Briefing and Correspondence by effectively coordinating a small team of Ministerial Correspondence Officers.

In this role, you'll identify current and emerging issues, monitor and assess business processes, and engage with a range of stakeholders to make continuous improvements.


What we're looking for

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to lead and develop a successful team to deliver quality ministerial services.
  • Extensive knowledge and established track record in the production of high-quality ministerial correspondence.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the application of government and ministerial processes.
  • An interest and good understanding of transport portfolio issues, challenges, policy and programs.
  • Strong writing and editing skills and the proven capacity to deal with complex, confidential and sensitive information.



  • Relevant tertiary qualification  
  • Highly developed organisational and coordination skills 
  • Demonstrated experience in building networks and strong relationships 
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to perform the technical functions of the role  
  • Current knowledge of the Transport sector policy environment. 


* More information on the PD attached.


Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable.


How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and if you wish a covering letter.  Applications close 11.59pm onTuesday, 21 September 2021.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please call Ursula Pekarek, Manager Briefings and Correspondence on ursula.pekarek@transport.vic.gov.au

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.


Team leader, Ministerial correspondence  (VPSG5)

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Ursula Pekarek | ursula.pekarek@transport.vic.gov.au

Team leader, Ministerial correspondence  (VPSG5)