Senior Advisor, Savings Strategy Project

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/000965
Closing Date: 21-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD VPS6 - Senior Advisor- Savings Strategy Project.docx (Word, 70KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Brian Johnson
8392 8502

Position Details


Senior Advisor, Savings Strategy Project


  • $113,156 - $151,426 plus superannuation
  • Fixed Term until 31st December 2018 – 2 positions available
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

 The position of Senior Advisor, Savings Strategy Project forms a part of the (Financial Management Division, Investment Analysis & Advisory within Corporate Services.

Corporate Services actively supports Ministers and DEDJTR portfolio groups to create the conditions for sustainable economic development and employment growth.

The Group works collaboratively to deliver integrated and operational functions across the department, leading the development of governance, people, culture, systems and capability.

It comprises Financial Management; Legal and Legislation; Ministerial and Portfolio Services; People and Workplace Services; Procurement Governance and Support; and Technology Services.

Corporate Services deliver service excellence through collaboration with DEDJTR partners, stakeholders and clients.

The Senior Advisor, Savings Strategy Project is part of a small team responsible for overseeing the delivery of the DEDJTR Savings Strategy and recommendations arising from the 2016-17 cost mapping exercise. You will support the Assistant Director, Investment Analysis & Advisory in developing a forward pipeline of efficiency and reform opportunities, and embedding this in the ‘business as usual' of the Department.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your conceptual and analytical skills, and work closely with a wide range of stakeholders to drive a sustainable savings agenda and culture across the department and its portfolio agencies.

To be considered you should be able to confidently convey ideas in a clear and interesting way.Prepare complex briefs, reports and presentations using clear, concise and grammatically correct language. Edit communications to ensure they contain the information necessary to achieve their purpose and meet audience needs and ensures appropriate style and formats are used.

For a confidential discussion, please call Brian Johnson  - Assistant Director, Investment Analysis & Advisory on 8392 8502

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 see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 21 December 2017 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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