Manager, Digital Economy Projects

The Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions is firmly focused on driving a strong and resilient economy that benefits all Victorians – by creating more opportunities for people through jobs and skills; supporting businesses and industries to grow and prosper; and building vibrant communities and regions.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/035100
Closing Date: 10-Apr-2023
Salary Range: $129,379 - $173,138
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 035100 PD - VPS6 Digital Economy Projects - March 2023 .docx (Word, 187KB)
Job Specification

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy DJSIR.pdf (PDF, 950KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ashling James
0472 877 343

Position Details

Manager, Digital Economy Projects

  • Salary: $129,379 - $173,138 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed term 2 years
  • Usual hours of work: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Telecommunications and Digital Economy branch focusses on supporting Victoria's digital economy and seeking greater economic and social value from new and existing private and public digital infrastructure. We do this by supporting the development of Victoria's digital ecosystem and capabilities, the growth of the information and communications technology sector, and digitalisation across the wider economy.

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated individual who is enthusiastic about supporting a thriving tech sector and digital economy in Victoria. Reporting to the Director, Digital Economy, you will manage the effective delivery of key digital economy projects, including the Cremorne Digital Hub and the Australian Sports Innovation Centre of Excellence (ASICE). You will work in a collaborative team environment and work closely with stakeholders to maximise the benefits of government investments, including by facilitating value-adding partnerships, coordinating government engagement with project delivery partners, and supporting activation programming.

The position requires strong project management and stakeholder engagement skills and established industry experience and/or tech sector knowledge.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Ashling James, Director Digital Economy on 0472 877 343.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, as outlined in the department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy and in line with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, 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.

Please note: If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJSIR Recruitment Team at with the position number in the subject line.

We respect and welcome people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, abilities, and cultures.

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 10 April 2023.

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