Senior Project Officer

The Senior Project Officer will work within the Community Programs Team to support the planning and implementation of the Victorian Local Aboriginal Networks Five Year Plan 2016 - 2020.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1320305
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Senior Project Officer, Community Programs (AV) Feb 2018.docx (Word, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Simon Flagg
(03) 9651 1221

Position Details

Aboriginal Victoria now welcomes applications from experienced Project Officers to join the Community Programs team. This is a 12 month fixed term, full time position based in the CBD.

The Senior Project Officer will work within the Community Programs Team to support the planning and implementation of the Victorian Local Aboriginal Networks (LANs) Five Year Plan 2016 - 2020 (the Plan).  The 39 LANs across Victoria aim to offer an inclusive, culturally affirming space. They work to ensure Aboriginal people have a strong voice to affect local change.

The Senior Project Officer will play an active role in supporting the Assistant Director in managing the day to day activities of the Community Programs Team. 

The closing date for this position is Sunday 25 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 http://careers.vic.gov.au 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 www.vic.gov.au/recruit-smarter or call 13 22 15.


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