Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

Join an inclusive and equitable work place where you will develop critical operational projects that contribute to Government and organisational priorities.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: PVO6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/11302
Closing Date: 26-May-2019
Salary Range: $95,838- $102,930
Job Duration: December 2019
Attachments: Position Description - 11302 - Strategic Initiatives Coordinator.docx (Word, 127KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11302 - Strategic Initiatives Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 354KB)
Job Specification

Contact: John Clark
(03) 8427 3980

Position Details

About the branch

The position sits within the Park Planning and Policy Directorate, which provides park planning and land management policy advice aligned with the strategic directions of Parks Victoria and other Victorian Government Departments. Reporting to the Senior Manager Strategic Initiatives, the position supports the delivery of projects that have been funded through Regional Development Victoria's Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund for the benefit of Parks Victoria and the Victoria Government.

About the role and your responsibilities:  

As the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, you will play a critical role in developing and influencing the relationships of internal and external stakeholders and partnerships, and the decisions required to operationalise project development and delivery. This role allows you to critically scope and manage complex and significant projects, including establishing their governance and framework, preparing agreements / contracts and writing milestone progress reports for funding bodies and senior management.

In consultation with relevant internal and external stakeholders, you will assess the benefits and impacts of proposed programs and projects. These projects may be conceptual and require working well with other teams to ensure its success. You will support the Directorate in providing programming and reporting input across Branch activities into corporate and business planning, budget development and divisional action planning.

To be successful for this role you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in park management, recreation, tourism, urban planning, or natural resource management or similar discipline is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing project plans, project briefs, assessing tenders and managing consultants and contractors to maximise outcomes for stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge and experience in the interpretation and implementation of legislation, regulations, guidelines, policies and practices preferably within a government organisation.

Your application must include:

  • Your 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 26 May 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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