Senior Program Officer

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1370856
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Senior Program Officer - CCCG - December 2018.docx (Word, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Victoria Lister
(03) 7017 5296

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a driven and motivated team player with strong project management skills to oversee projects and contribute to the delivery of a major grants program, Pick My Project. You will manage and administer a range of grant contractual arrangements and develop strong stakeholder relationships across local and state government. You will also drive and monitor grant program activity and contribute to the development of high quality processes that will support the timely delivery of the program.

The Senior Program Officer will support and advise internal and external stakeholders on appropriate grants delivery, as well as monitoring and analysing the effectiveness of policies, programs and services.

A current drivers licence is a mandatory requirement for this role.

Relevant qualifications or work experience in family violence prevention, community development and/or multicultural affairs is desirable.

The closing date for this position is Monday, 17 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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