Group Manager Community Infrastructure Programs

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/026378
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2019-07-30 Final Approved Group Mgr - PD GM Community Infrastructure Prog PD.docx (Word, 101KB)

Contact: Philip Saikaly, Director Community Infrastructure
03) 9096 9885;

Position Details

Are you?

  • A highly organised individual who has excellent administration and program management skills?
  • Someone who has exceptional written and verbal communication skills?
  • Capable of leading a team cohesively in a dynamic environment?

This position is responsible for managing a team of staff who plan, develop and implement community sport and recreation infrastructure investment programs.  The Group Manager Community Infrastructure Programs is accountable for a range of internal and external partnerships that leverage outcomes, create collaborative investment opportunities and oversee best practice investment program administration and development. 

We are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable team members and strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from multicultural backgrounds, LGBTI and people with disability.

 Group Manager Community Infrastructure Programs

  • VPS Grade 6
  • $120,692 - $161,511 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position will play a leadership role within the Community Infrastructure Programs Unit by managing a range of internal and external partnerships that influence positive outcomes, create collaborative investment opportunities and oversee best practice investment program administration and development.   

 To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate high level strategic thinking abilities and analytical skills, project and or program leadership experience, people management ability and a good understanding of the Victorian Government's departmental policies and processes. Highly developed interpersonal skills, including competencies across communicating and negotiating at senior levels will ensure your success in this position.

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 21 August 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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