Project Officer, Grains Knowledge Broker

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 - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/024520
Closing Date: 18-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 024520 PD_Project Officer, Grains Knowledge Broker.DOCX (Word, 133KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Johanna Couchman
(03) 5336 6650 or 0437 989 575

Position Details

Project Officer, Grains Knowledge Broker

  • $66,699 - $80,987 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term till 30 June 2019
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Horsham or Bendigo (flexibility may be available)

The position of Project Officer, Grains Knowledge Broker forms a part of the Agriculture Services Division within Employment, Investment and Trade Group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

The Project Officer, Grains Knowledge Broker will report to the Program Manager Grains Industry Networks and will make a key contribution to Agriculture Victoria's service offer to support the grains sector in utilising digital technologies to provide the growers and service providers with real-time information to improve crop productivity, grain yield and quality and biosecurity practice. 

The role will contribute to the delivery of the GRDC funded GrowNotes™ Alert, GRDC Communities Field Crop Diseases projects and contribute to the development and delivery of the GRDC Winter Crop Summary. You will create a collaborative approach to delivery through partnerships. 

To be successful in this role you will have an excellent understanding of the use of digital technologies, eLearn and social media in agriculture-related projects, including the use of analytics to measure impact of these projects. Experience and ability to manage projects from the initiation and project design stage through to final evaluation, with an emphasis on achieving a beneficial impact for the industry is vital to the role.

For a confidential discussion, please call Johanna Couchman, Senior Knowledge Broker Online Services on (03) 5336 6650 or 0437 989 575 .

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.

Applications close at midnight on 18 November 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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