Ministerial and Government Liaison Officer

A challenging and exciting career opportunity for a professional to provide support to Parks Victoria's Ministers by managing ministerial and parliamentary tasks!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/103630
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $79,866- $85,777
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - 10363 - Ministerial and Government Liaison Officer.docx (Word, 126KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 10363 - Ministerial and Government Liaison Officer.pdf (PDF, 377KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jessica Centorrino
(03) 8427 3464

Position Details

  • Diversify your experience in a supportive & dedicated team environment
  • Support the organisation's strategic relationship with government
  • Ongoing, full time role in the heart of Melbourne's CBD

About the branch

Communication and Public Affairs is responsible for providing the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer, the Executive and Senior Management teams with statewide strategic advice, direction and support to deliver Parks Victoria's objectives by building advocacy and support and providing high level advice to other areas within the Victorian Government.

The Ministerial Services unit works with business areas across Parks Victoria to coordinate high quality Parliamentary products as well as provide advice on Parliamentary business and the machinery of government policies, procedures and protocols.

About the role and your responsibilities

As the Ministerial and Government Liaison Officer, your primary responsibility will be to process, coordinate and revise the preparation of correspondence and briefs on behalf of both Parks Victoria and its Ministers. This includes administrative, transactional tasks such as reimbursements and data entry, the review of submissions, reports and other correspondence.

Other responsibilities in this role will involve ensuring preparation and coordination of delegated Parks Victoria Ministerial correspondence within the set deadlines. You will also liaise directly with the Manager Ministerial Services and the Minister's office on critical incidents and issues management. This role also gives you a great opportunity to build and sustain relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support ministerial and parliamentary outcomes, whilst overseeing and maintaining accuracy and currency of the database for Ministerial correspondence.

To be successful for this role you will need: 

  • Demonstrated experience in managing ministerial and parliamentary products and processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to tailor messages to the audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and work to strict deadlines.

Your application must include;

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Join our Innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2019

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.”


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