Senior Project Officer - Extractive Initiatives

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.

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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/025136
Closing Date: 20-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Senior Project Officer Extractives Initiatives.doc (Word, 183KB)


Contact: Helen Foard
03 9452 8969

Position Details

Senior Project Officer – Extractive Initiatives

  • $95,275 - $115,276 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term till 30 June 2020 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of senior Project Officer forms a part of the Resources division, Earth Resources Policy and Programs branch within the Employment, Investment and Trade group. 

The position of Senior Project Officer – Extractives Initiatives, within the Earth Resources Policy and Programs Branch is responsible for overseeing a high-profile work program to support the implementation of the Victorian Government's Extractive Resources Strategy.

Extractive resources (sand, rock and gravel) are needed for the construction of public infrastructure, affordable housing and private sector development across the State. The position will support the A/Director Minerals Development Victoria in overseeing the implementation of the Extractive Resources Strategy as well as managing implementation of specific priority projects, advice and administrative support to implement the Strategy.

To be successful in this role you will have strong analytical and policy skills, knowledge and experience in natural resource related projects with strong project management and collaboration skills.  Strong communication skills are vital to this role.

For a confidential discussion, please call Helen Foard, A/Director, Minerals Development Victoria on 03 9452 8969.

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 20 December 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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