Project Officer

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.

Established on 1 January 2023, our work spans numerous portfolios, supporting departmental ministers and operating across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/100488
Closing Date: 28-Mar-2023
Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725
Job Duration: Fixed Term until 30 June 2026
Attachments: PD Project Officer Infrastructure Governance 100488.docx (Word, 187KB)
Job Specification

COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy _ DJPR Intranet.pdf (PDF, 1.53MB)
Job Specification

Contact: Felicity Miller

Position Details

The Team

The position of Project Officer – Infrastructure Governance forms a part of the Office of the Commonwealth Games and Infrastructure Delivery Group. This Group is responsible for the planning, design, and delivery of the permanent infrastructure for the 2026 Commonwealth Games, and ensuring these assets leave a valuable legacy for Victoria's rural and regional communities.

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Advisor, Infrastructure Governance, the role of Project Officer – Infrastructure Governance is designed to assist in the coordination, development, implementation, evaluation and governance of key infrastructure projects. This includes developing project plans and meeting reporting requirements to support the achievement of organisational objectives.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Assist in the delivery of major infrastructure projects
  • Supporting in the delivery of project implementation plans, and achievement of organisational objectives
  • Providing advice and updates on progress and attending working group meetings
  • Collating advice from specialist expertise
  • Establishing and maintaining accurate records
  • Providing support and contributing to a workplace culture aligned to Departmental values

About You

With a focus on service excellence, you will work effectively with key stakeholder groups to collate advice and information on emerging issues and prepare reports, submissions and plans in support of project development and delivery in line with compliance, governance, and quality standards.

Along with this, you will have:

  • Strong demonstrated capability in understanding and delivering economic and commercial objectives
  • A demonstrated ability to facilitate whole-of-government outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience working to often competing demands and showing initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, develop networks and foster effective working relationships
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Works well with others in the pursuit of team goals

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Felicity Miller, Senior Manager, Governance and Facilitation at

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 28 March 2023.

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