Director, Climate Change

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 Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/001899A
Closing Date: 28-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $185,711 - $240,789
Job Duration: up to five years
Attachments: Director, Climate Change PD.doc (Word, 150KB)
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Contact: Sarah-Jane McCormack, ED, Agriculture Policy
(03) 8392 7184

Position Details

Director, Climate Change

  • Exciting new executive leadership opportunity
  • Fixed-term up to five years
  • CBD Location


The Director, Climate Change (Agriculture) leads a team to develop and provide strategic climate change policy advice to the department's ministers, senior executives and leadership groups within Agriculture Victoria.  The Director will be required to negotiate constructive solutions to identified climate change policy challenges.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Agriculture Policy, you will lead the design and delivery of appropriate government interventions that address barriers to agriculture industry development, adaption and transition and provide strategic policy and program advice on key agriculture issues.

With demonstrated experience in policy formation, evaluation, and implementation, you will have a strong understanding of government policy and processes.  As an established leader, with a proven track record in leading high performing teams, you will have the ability to effectively engage and build influence across key stakeholders and represent the department at inter-departmental and national meetings.

How to Apply:
Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement.  Applications should include a resume and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria 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 Sarah-Jane McCormack, Executive Director, Agriculture Policy on (03) 8392 7184.

Application close midnight on Sunday 28 July 2019.


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