Manager, Community Grants

An ongoing VPS6 opportunity exists to join the Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion Group, leading the Community Grants team.
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1302352
Closing Date: 26-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 Manager Community Grants - October 2017 (MASC).docx (Word, 184KB)

Contact: David Burns
03 7017 8126

Position Details

The Manager, Community Grants, is a key role and opportunity responsible for leading the Community Grants team to deliver two prominent multicultural grant programs, as well as supporting the implementation of other multicultural grants programs and legacy grant streams. 

Reporting to the Director – Communications, Corporate and Community Grants your dutires will include (but are not limited to):

  1. Management and leadership of a team of staff to deliver grant programs within the multicultural portfolio, and leading the Multicultural Festivals and Events and the Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts programs.
  2. Provision of authoritative advice to the Premier, the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, the Secretary and senior executives on grant programs and initiatives relating to the multicultural portfolio.
  3. Leadership and contribution to grant management, policy analyses and coordination processes to support the implementation of government policy in the portfolio.

The role requires an individual with drive that can demonstrate strong project management, stakeholder management, and program design and implementation experience that ensures success. Grants management experience is desirable but not essential.

The closing date for this position is midnight Thursday 26 October 2017.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs, Prevention of Family Violence, Veterans and Women, as well as the Cabinet.

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