Senior Project and Policy Officer

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1335090
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: 6 months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 Senior Project and Policy Officer 6 months - MASC - May 2018 .docx (Word, 185KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tessa Piper
(03) 7017 8167

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a driven and motivated team player with strong project management skills to oversee projects and contribute to policy analysis in the Community Grants Team, Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion Division, Department of Premier and Cabinet. You will manage and administer a range of grant programs, manage contractual arrangements and develop strong stakeholder relationships. You will also drive and monitor grant program activity and contribute to the development of high quality policy and program advice. 

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 27 May 2018.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.  

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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