Manager Community Capability

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1319858
Closing Date: 07-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 Manager Community Capability (Aboriginal Victoria) Feb 2018.docx (Word, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Elke Smirl
(03) 9651 1254

Position Details

Applications are sought for the role of Manager, Community Capability within the Department of Premier and Cabinet. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Aboriginal Victoria branch which provides support to Victoria's Aboriginal communities. The Manager, Community Capability will be responsible to provide strong leadership, management and direction to the Community Capability team to undertake a range of projects, programs and regulatory initiatives in accordance with departmental values and the Victorian Government's strategic objectives, budgets and business plan outcomes. 

The Manager will play an active role in overseeing a team of project officers responsible for a range of programs including grant funding that strengthen community development, engagement and infrastructure, as well as annual events that celebrates and recognises Aboriginal Victorians and culture.

This role requires strong interpersonal and policy skills and program management involvement, to be successful in this role you must demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of and experience in working with Aboriginal communities. It also requires sound judgment and a commitment to achieving results and demonstrating the ability to partner, communicate and build relationships with Aboriginal communities, across government and other relevant stakeholders. 

The successful applicant will have excellent planning, organisational, and project management skills along with excellent attention to detail.

For further details please contact Elke Smirl P: (03) 9651 1254 | E:

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 Affair

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