Senior Project 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/1319675
Closing Date: 07-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Senior Project Officer, Community Capability, Aboriginal Victoria (Feb 2018) .docx (Word, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Elke Smirl
(03) 9651 1254

Position Details

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Aboriginal Victoria branch which provides support to Victoria's Aboriginal communities through a range of programs and funding opportunities. 

Reporting to the Manager, Community Capability, the role of the Senior Project Officer will be to manage and support a variety of funding and procurement opportunities through grants and contracts for a number of Aboriginal organisations across Victoria. The Senior Project Officer will also be responsible for leading a small team who manage a variety of grants, and projects on a daily basis.

The Senior Project Officer will play an active role in engaging and building partnerships across government and community to influence future investment and achieve better outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

The closing date for this position is 7 March 2018.

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 and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

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