Economic Development Coordinator

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) ensures 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 six ministers, spans 12 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.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Consulting and Strategy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Gippsland - Various
Reference: VG/060708/060709
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2020
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 30/6/2020
Attachments: 060708, 060709 Economic Development Coordinator VPS 5 PD 080120.docx (Word, 115KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lisa Maatsoo
(03) 5116 7313

Position Details


  • $98,396 - $119,052 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – 060708 up to 23/10/20 and 060709 up to 12 months 
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Traralgon (flexibility may be available)

The Economic Development Coordinators will act as brokers to bring key stakeholders and partners together to deliver a range of programs and strategic projects that support economic infrastructure development across the Gippsland region. The positions will lead the delivery of a range of program initiatives at the local and regional level, as well as contribute to the operations of the Gippsland Regional Team.  

The successful candidates will demonstrate -

  • experience and knowledge in the field of economic infrastructure delivery and major infrastructure projects delivery;
  • understanding of the issues affecting regional and rural communities, as well as of programs and projects designed to grow rural and regional Victoria;
  • skills in project management;
  • experience in stakeholder management;
  • well-developed capacity to influence and negotiate; and
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The positions of Economic Development Coordinator is part of the Regional Development Victoria branch in the Rural and Regional Victoria group.  The Rural and Regional Victoria group ensures rural and regional communities and economies are vibrant, thriving and inclusive.

For a confidential discussion, please call Lisa Maatsoo, Economic Development coordinator on 03 5116 7313.

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.

Applications close at midnight on 27 January 2020 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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