Coordinator, Metropolitan Melbourne

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established 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.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/034575F
Closing Date: 26-May-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: SRR - PD - CIP - Coordinator, Metropolitan Melbourne - VPS 4.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Graham Treadwell
0416 016 991 or

Position Details

  • Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – 1 July 2022 – 30 June 2023
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of projects funded through Sport and Recreation Victoria's community sport and recreation infrastructure investment programs.

The position works with stakeholders, predominantly Local Government Authorities to support the development and delivery of project investments by the Victorian Government. Further, these investments are underpinned by contract management tasks that require attention to detail and stakeholder engagement.

This is a prioritised position for people with disability in accordance with the Special Measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). People with disability are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration for this role.

Are you?

Experienced in stakeholder management and collaboration?

Experienced in contract management and/or infrastructure delivery?

Able to negotiate positive sport and recreation outcomes with a range of stakeholders?

The key accountabilities for the role include:

  • Liaise with and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, in particular, Local Government Authorities in relation to community sport and recreation infrastructure and development projects.
  • Undertake a range of administrative tasks associated with the development, management and administration of funded projects to ensure the achievement of program outcomes and contract requirements. This includes but not limited to timely preparation of briefings, correspondence, reports and information for a range of projects funded through Sport and Recreation Victoria.
  • Undertake research and analysis of project related issues to provide information and support to program staff and Departmental Executive.
  • Provide strategic input and advice to programming, planning and facility design matters to support implementation of State Government policy directions and program outcomes.
  • Act as a day-to-day liaison with Local Government Authorities and sporting clubs on relevant grants and projects.
  • Represent Sport and Recreation Victoria on relevant Project Control Groups and other committees for funded projects.

The Sport, Recreation and Racing Group

Sport, Recreation and Racing (SRR) is comprised of Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) and the Office of Racing.

SRV aims to create greater sport and active recreation participation opportunities for all Victorian's in order to maximise economic, social and health benefits and enhance Victoria's liveability.

This is achieved by supporting the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and the Minister for Community Sport in the management of major sports facilities, administering grant programs that develop community facilities, strengthening the capacity of sport and recreation organisations, developing more active recreation and other innovative options to increase overall participation rates, reducing barriers to participation for specific population groups, supporting world-class sporting events and Victoria's high performance sport sector, and reinforcing the role that sport and active recreation plays in growing the Victorian economy, supporting jobs and building stronger communities.

The Office of Racing administers racing legislation, supports and implements the government's racing policy objectives and facilitates the ongoing relationship between the government and stakeholders within the racing industry. The Office of Racing supports the Minister for Racing.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Graham Treadwell, Manager, Metropolitan North West on 0416 016 991 or

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

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 refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 26 May 2022.

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