Director, Economic and Social Inclusion

The Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 Jan 2019 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 & regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal & professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

DJPR is an equal opportunity employer & welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

As part of the Machinery of Government changes announced by the Premier of Victoria, on 1 Jan 2019 DEDJTR transitioned into the Department of Transport (DoT) & the Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR).
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/000471
Closing Date: 27-May-2019
Salary Range: $182,070 - $236,068
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Director, Economic and Social Inclusion PD.doc (Word, 151KB)
Job Specification

Contact: David Clements, Acting Deputy Secretary, Inclusion
(03) 9651 9267

Position Details

Director, Economic and Social Inclusion

  • Play a key role in creating a more economically inclusive Victoria
  • Fixed-term up to five years
  • CBD Location

The Director, Economic and Social Inclusion plays a key role in strengthening the contribution the department makes to creating a more economically inclusive Victoria.  The Director will lead the Economic and Social Inclusion branch to drive economic and enterprise strategies that advance the social economy model place focussed outcomes and lead on integrated policy to embed economic inclusion outcomes across portfolios.

Reporting to the Deputy Secretary, Inclusion, you will work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, you will influence how we can better share the benefits of economic prosperity, address entrenched disadvantage and support a stronger and fairer society.  Contributing to the department's strategic direction, you'll play a leadership role in building a productive and positive operating culture.  You will manage and provide strategic leadership to a diverse team and actively seek opportunities for continuous improvement.

You will have a proven track record in policy innovation and strategy delivery plus sound knowledge and understanding of the challenges, issues and risks associated with a changing economy and government policies on economic and social inclusion.  With collaboration being critical, you will have significant experience building consensus with senior stakeholders across the private and public sectors, and within the community.

How to Apply:
Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement.  Applications should include a resume and must address the Key Selection Criteria (maximum two pages) outlined in the Position Description.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to David Clements, Acting Deputy Secretary, Inclusion on (03) 9651 9267.

Application close midnight on Monday 27 May 2019.

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