Project Support Officer

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/060419B
Closing Date: 23-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 060419 -PD Project Support Officer.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Donna Findlay
03 9651 9296

Position Details

  • $66,699 - $80,987 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – (to July 2019) 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

 The Investment and Economic Projects division is responsible for investment attraction and facilitation services, working to promote Victoria as a place to invest. The division works with business to increase both foreign and domestic investment and provides whole-of-government precinct development and capital project assistance, facilitation and business case development.

Reporting to the Director, Precinct Development & Projects, the Project Support Officer is an essential member of the team providing high level administrative and project support to Project Directors and Senior Project Managers. Working across a variety of projects, key accountabilities will include:

  • Establishing administrative processes and assisting project teams comply with reporting, legislative and departmental requirements
  • Coordinating the production of various reports including project progress and project risk register reports
  • Preparing and processing ministerial briefs, coordinating and tracking invoice payments and assisting with the reconciliation and management of contractual expenditure
  • Liaise with internal and external clients and manage general and sensitive enquiries

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing administrative and project support services, with the ability to schedule and prioritise work independently. Strong communication and interpersonal skills will be required to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external clients combined with the capacity to organise and coordinate a range of tasks within tight timeframes. An understanding or previous experience liaising with ministerial offices would be an advantage.

For a confidential discussion, please call Donna Findlay on 03 9651 9296.

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 23 September 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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