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Tourism Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/081377

Reference: VG/081377

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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.

  • $90,067 - $102,192plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term Contract until June 2024
  • Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Tourism Project Officer forms a part of the Tourism, Events and Priority Infrastructure/ Events Engagement and Infrastructure.

About the Department

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.

The Events Engagement and Infrastructure Branch

The Events Engagement and Infrastructure Branch works to strengthen Victoria's reputation as Australia's leading tourism and events destination. This includes delivering the infrastructure program identified through the Victorian Tourism Recovery Package of initiatives to help Victorian tourism grow and recover from recent crises. We also negotiate and liaise with the Commonwealth Government on key tourism policy issues, support the Victorian Minister.

The Role

Key Accountabilities

1.           Support the Teams development of strong relationships and being the key point of contact with potential investors, stakeholders and project proponents to identify new and enhanced tourism investment opportunities to build the Tourism Projects Pipeline (TPP) to grow the Victorian tourism offering.

2.           Assist in the on-going management of the TPP and take a leadership role in the TPP reporting and advocacy to identify current relevant project dynamics and investment tends and showcase priority projects. 

3.           Support engagement with private and public sector stakeholders and project proponents assisting with relevant coordination and negotiation to resolve critical issues and delivery of projects in a timely and effective way.

4.           Provide project management support to facilitate the progression of tourism investment projects through the investment lifecycle from an early concept stage to delivery.

The Candidate

Key Selection Criteria

1.           Demonstrated general understanding of the key considerations and drivers for the successful delivery of tourism projects from concept to implementation, such as physical, legal, economic, and commercial contexts.

2.           Effective communication and interpersonal skills with an ability establish and maintain strong and successful working relationships with private sector investors, government, and industry partners. Knowledge of government processes, standards, policies and programs relevant to project facilitation including knowledge of the key issues confronting the tourism sector in Victoria.

3.           Identified conceptual and analytical skills, with an ability to apply concepts to project facilitation and translate concepts to operational activities.

4.           Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment characterised by short and often conflicting time frames.

5.           Proven ability to support the development, management and delivery of projects to achieve stated business outcomes.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nick Byrne, Manager, Infrastructure Facilitation on 0413 027 250

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

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.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

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 addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 16 August 2022.

Tourism Project Officer (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Nick Byrne | 0413 027 250

Tourism Project Officer (VPSG4)