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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/1370823
Closing Date: 23-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 - Manager - ERE - December 2018.docx (Word, 184KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sam McKenna
(03) 9651 0058

Position Details

The Energy, Resources and Environment Branch of the Department of Premier and Cabinet is recruiting for a highly motivated manager to lead the Energy, Resources and Climate Change team. Our branch advises the Premier and the Special Minister of State on a broad range of policy initiatives and major projects and this role is an excellent opportunity to work in the centre of the Victorian Government in a high profile and challenging portfolio.

The successful applicant will manage a team of policy advisors in a fast moving environment, and play an important leadership role in the branch, contributing to strategic planning and branch culture. The position requires the flexibility to respond to rapid changes in priority, strong management and planning skills to deliver a varied work agenda, and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with stakeholders and senior officials across the Victorian Government.

We are committed to working flexibly to get the best from our team members, creating a positive, supportive team culture and a work environment that enables high performance. We are seeking candidates who will contribute to this positive culture, deliver successful outcomes, develop capability within the team and be a leader within the branch.  

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 23 December 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 actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 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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