Senior 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: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/100489
Closing Date: 29-Mar-2023
Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621
Job Duration: Fixed Term until 30 June 2026
Attachments: PD - Senior Project Officer Infrastructure Governance 100489.docx (Word, 185KB)
Job Specification

COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy _ DJSIR Intranet.pdf (PDF, 972KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Felicity Miller

Position Details

The Team

The position of Senior Project Officer – Infrastructure Governance forms a part of the Office of the Commonwealth Games (OCG) and Infrastructure Delivery Group.

The Senior Project Officer – Infrastructure Governance sits within the Infrastructure Delivery Branch, Office of the Commonwealth Games (OCG). The Infrastructure Delivery Branch plays a pivotal role in the planning, design, and delivery of the permanent infrastructure to support the successful delivery of the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games.

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Governance and Facilitation, the Senior Project Officer, Infrastructure Governance will work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and bring a collaborative, creative approach to their work. The role will support the department through building effective, collaborative stakeholder relationships to ensure that the athlete villages and sporting venues are delivered within the designated scope, time and budget.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Development of high-quality advice
  • Preparation of written advice and recommendations
  • Undertake research and analysis
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Prepare briefings for Ministers, and other advisory/steering committees
  • Exercise excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, pre-empt and mitigate project risks
  • Actively contribute to the development of a positive and high-performing team culture
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of Government policy objectives

About You

The successful applicant will have the ability to lead the development of high-quality advice regarding the infrastructure planning and delivery through ministerial briefs, governance group papers and reports.

Along with this, you will:

  • Confidently explains complex policies across diverse subject matters
  • Have highly developed analytical and conceptual skills
  • Be proactive and a self-starter
  • Prepare complex briefs, letters, emails and reports
  • Have the ability to organise, prioritise and coordinate documents in a timely manner
  • Work 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 29 March 2023.

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