Senior Infrastructure Adviser

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 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 and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/026178
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: PD VPS5 Senior Infrastructure Adviser June 2019.docx (Word, 116KB)

Contact: Kathleen Canfell
03 9948 2885

Position Details

  • $98,396 - $119,052 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed term (12 months)
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior Infrastructure Adviser forms a part of the Precinct Design branch within the newly established Precincts and Suburbs Group.

The Precinct Design branch provides the design capability across the Precincts and Suburbs Group to deliver the government's ambition for priority precincts.  It champions exemplar place outcomes, drives great urban experiences and environments and enables distinctive and thriving places and inclusive communities.  It leverages the expertise and investment of partners and promotes a culture of innovation and adaptability.

Reporting to the Manager, Funding and Infrastructure this position will be responsible for developing new model approaches to infrastructure delivery for priority precints.

As part of a high performing team, key accountabilities will also include:

  • Administer a range of infrastructure projects and develop infrastructure funding and delivery approaches with an initial focus on Fishermans Bend
  • Prepare business cases and prepare Value Creation and Capture Strategies for priority precincts
  • Collaborate with precinct partners across state and local government, utilities and service providers and industry stakeholders to deliver outcomes

The successful candidate will have previous experience of commercial infrastructure delivery with a relevant tertiary qualification in economics, development, finance, planning or engineering desirable. The position will suit a self-starter who enjoys taking on challenges and exhibits a strong delivery focus. Strong relationships and communication skills will be required to engage with a broad range of stakeholders.

For a confidential discussion, please call Kathleen Canfell 03 9948 2885.  

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 25 July 2019.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only". Complete these specific questions to complete your application.





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