Senior Project and Policy Officer

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1307863
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 Senior Project and Policy Officer - MASC CP (Nov 2017).docx (Word, 183KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lucy Richards / Dana Krause
(03) 7017 8158 / (03) 7017 8148

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player with strong project management skills to oversee a number of projects and contribute to policy analyses in DPC MASC Division's Community Participation Branch.

The Community Participation Branch supports a range of objectives that promote strong multicultural communities in Victoria.

You will manage a range of stakeholder relationships and contractual arrangements, drive and monitor project activity and possess sound communication and conceptual and analytical skills. The position offers an opportunity to lead innovative work in a supportive team.

Relevant qualifications or work experience in family violence prevention, community development and/or multicultural affairs is desirable. 

The closing date for this position is midnight 27 November 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)

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.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit or call 13 22 15.

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