Manager, Public Sector Workforce

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1320267
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 - Manager, Public Sector Workforce - Public Sector Reform - (Feb 2018).docx (Word, 183KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jenni Tierney
(03) 9651 2253

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists as a Public Sector Workforce Manager within the Public Sector Workforce Team, Governance Branch, Department of Premier and Cabinet.

We're seeking an applicant who is genuinely interested in industrial relations within a public sector context.  We envisage the successful candidate will have relevant knowledge and skills in complex policy development, written communications and stakeholder management and the ability to operate effectively in a dynamic environment.  Qualifications in industrial relations would be highly regarded.

The Public Sector Workforce Team is responsible for providing whole-of-government advice on workforce management issues for Victoria's public servants and public sector employees. This includes industrial relations matters, such as enterprise negotiations, and the executive workforce (including remuneration and performance). The team also administers employment arrangements for the Premier's employees (public service body heads and other appointees).

Governance Branch provides advice and support to the Premier, the Special Minister of State, and the Secretary in relation to the operations of the Victorian government, including public administration, Victoria's accountability framework, governance and the public sector workforce (executive and VPS).

The closing date for this position is midnight Monday 26 February 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)

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 and Veterans, 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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