Program Monitoring Officer

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.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/023123
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - MH - V1 - Program Monitoring Officer.docx (Word, 121KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Chris Brennan, Manager Road Safety Planning
03 8392 7201 / 0467 798 211

Position Details


  • $81,354 - $92,304  (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing 
  • Usual hours of work: Part Time;  4 days per week (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD  (flexibility may be available)


The position of Program Monitoring Officer forms a part of the Network Strategy Branch in Policy and Reform Division within Transport for Victoria Group.

Transport for Victoria (DEDJTR) is led by the Head, Transport for Victoria and staffed by DEDJTR employees. They are responsible for the creation of transport system policy and reforms, legislative development, network planning, asset and network development, rolling stock development, operational coordination and investment and engagement with users and Transport for Victoria agencies, including PTV and VicRoads.

The Program Monitoring Officer sits in the Road Safety Planning team in Transport for Victoria.

With the support of other team members, this role is responsible for monitoring and drafting reports on the delivery of the road safety policy program being delivered by VicRoads, Victoria Police, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Department of Health and Department of Justice and Regulation and Transport for Victoria.  The role will also monitor and draft reports on Victoria's contribution to the National Road Safety Strategy.

Underpinning Towards Zero is the “safe system” approach to road safety.  The role requires close collaboration with the government road safety partner, and a sound understanding of the safe system approach and the function of each partner in creating safe system.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division.  The successful applicant will need to show experience in taking complex issues and working through these issues with key stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes.

Desired Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience working in a PMO environment as a Program Monitoring Officer, PMO Officer or equivalent role.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project.


For a confidential discussion, please call Chris Brennan, Manager Road Safety Planning on 03 8392 7201.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  .

Applications close at midnight on 28 February 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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