Project Manager, State Facilities

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

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

DJPR is an equal opportunity employer & welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

As part of the Machinery of Government changes announced by the Premier of Victoria, on 1 Jan 2019 DEDJTR transitioned into the Department of Transport (DoT) & the Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions (DJPR).
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/026389
Closing Date: 28-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 026389 Gr 5 Project Manager, State Facilities PD 060819.doc (Word, 147KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jason Sharp
03 9096 9879

Position Details


  • $98,396 - $119,052 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed-term, 2 years
  • Usual Work Hours: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

The Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group works to strengthen Victoria's reputation as Australia's leading cultural, sport, tourism and events destination with a key focus on driving both economic and social benefits for the community and visitors alike, ensuring that the best cultural, sport and recreation and events experiences are accessible to everyone.

Reporting to the Group Manager, State Facilities, the Project Manager will contribute to the ongoing development of the State's major sport and recreation facilities, with particular involvement in the redevelopment of the State Basketball Centre.  The role involves participating in a small, dynamic team, liaising with a wide range of sporting and public sector stakeholders to support strategic planning, business planning, project management, and the provision of high-level advice on sporting facility matters.

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate skills in -

  • project management;
  • written communication;
  • self-management;
  • verbal communication;
  • policy skills;
  • creativity and innovation; and
  • teamwork.

Your application must include: Updated resume, cover letter and responses to the following questions:

  • Can you please provide your understanding and experience of the governance associated with a major infrastructure project?
  • Can you please provide an example of when you overcame a difficult stakeholder management issue?

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For a confidential discussion, please call Jason Sharp, Project Manager on 0408 872 242.

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 August 2019.

Please note: The generic online form on 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. You may also respond to the above questions in a separate document and upload it with your resume or cover letter.

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