Manager - Regional Programs (Energy)

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.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Consulting and Strategy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/081185E
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Fixed Term - until 30 June 2023
Attachments: LVA Position Description - VPS 6 Manager Regional Programs (Energy) 2022 .docx (Word, 189KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Timpano
0408 534 493

Position Details

  • $127,467 - $170,579 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term – until 30 June 2023
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 131 Princes Drive, Morwell (flexibility may be available)

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.

The position of Manager, Regional Programs (Energy) forms a part of the Latrobe Valley Authority within the Rural and Regional Victoria Group.

The Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA) has been created to drive the strategic vision and priorities of government investment to improve outcomes for the Latrobe Valley community and ensure that the social, economic and environmental future of the region is secured.

The Manager, Regional Programs (Energy) will lead a small team of staff and work across the Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA) and external partners to deliver the Program of Work activities, projects and outcomes.

The position will work as part of the LVA's Extended Leadership Team to enable the organisation's purpose as a catalyst for place-based transition, transformation and long-term sustainable prosperity for the region.

The main key accountabilities of the role are:

  • Provide values based leadership to the Regional Strength Team – Energy, to successfully deliver on the Program of Work outcomes, and support learning, professional and career development.
  • Provide strategic thought leadership to develop and guide the LVA's position on key Energy issues and policy, including preparing and delivering briefings, submissions and proposals, reports and advice that are timely, accurate, fit-for-purpose and support evidence informed decision making.
  • Seek and promote opportunities for team members to develop multi-disciplinary ways of working and connecting across the various activities/projects within the Program of Work, and across the LVA.
  • Actively monitor and report on progress of the Program of Work, contribute to evaluation activities and provide strategic advice to leadership.
  • Build and nurture effective and productive working relationships across the LVA, department, with key stakeholders and peak bodies to gain commitment and enable greater impact of the Program of Work

For a confidential discussion, please call Michael Timpano, Director, Economic Development and Investment, on 0408 534 493.

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 4 October 2022.


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