Principal Advisor

Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria’s transport system. Our job is to integrate the transport network for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability.

People are at the centre of everything we do, whether they travel by train, drive, cycle, walk or move freight. For our people this means a fair selection process and salary, structured progression and professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, opportunities to move around the transport portfolio and public sector
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Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/032531
Closing Date: 29-May-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $159,124
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 032531 - Finance - Program Strategy - Principal Advisor - VPS 6.docx (Word, 67KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Seth Corbett, Manager Investment Analysis
(03) 8392 6452 / 0401 733 679

Position Details


  • $118,908 - $159,124 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual Work Hours: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)


Working within an agile and dynamic environment, the Principal Advisor role involves synthesising complex information on a diverse range of topics into a coherent investment strategy that influences transport investment decisions in Victoria.

Key areas of focus include interpreting the broader economic and political climate to help frame and justify the prioritisation of investments, reviewing project business cases to ensure alignment with a broader budget strategy, and active stakeholder management across the transport portfolio, central agencies and Ministers to achieve consensus on investment decisions.

Your application must include: Updated resume & cover letter only.

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 Seth Corbett, Manager Investment Analysis on (03) 8392 6452 / 0401 733 679.

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 29 May 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 to complete your application.

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