Senior Project 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.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/060520S
Closing Date: 29-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: Up to 10 months
Attachments: PD 060520 Senior Project Officer - MENA VPS5 FT.doc (Word, 169KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fiona Letos
03) 9651 9359

Position Details

Senior Project Officer

  • $93,867 - $113,572 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – up to 10 months
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior Project Officer forms a part of the Trade Victoria Division's International Coordination Office Branch within the Employment, Investment and Trade Group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

Reporting to the Director, Regional Coordination International within the International Coordination Office, the Senior Project Officer supports a team of five Regional Specialists to provide high level, authoritative advice and guidance to a wide range of stakeholders on key economic, political, social and cultural developments in Victoria's key markets and their implications for Victoria's engagement and strategies.

A successful candidate will have experience in detailed analysis, research and developing appropriate policy or program responses relating to international policy or market access issues for the Middle East, Africa and Oceania regions. The position requires excellent collaboration; research capabilities and highly developed communication skills.

Understanding of relevant Government policies, processes and programs and an appreciation of current issues impacting the global business environment and Victoria's international trade and investment objectives is vital to the role. 

For a confidential discussion, please call Fiona Letos, Executive Director, International Coordination Office on (03) 9651 9359.

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 see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 29 May 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.



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