Senior Program Officer

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1375561
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Senior Program Officer - PSIB - January 2019.docx (Word, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Robyn Miller
(03) 7017 3263

Position Details

The Public Sector Innovation branch works across government to build innovation capability, with a focus on how government employees can work in new or different ways to improve people's lives. Our approach is collaborative, engaged, flexible and outcomes-focused.

Our branch is seeking a motivated Senior Program Officer, who is genuinely interested in innovation and excited by the prospect of improving public sector outcomes.

The Senior Program Officer will work to support activities across the Public Sector Innovation branch and lead delivery of a number of projects financed by the Public Sector Innovation Fund - an $11m grants program designed to support small-scale collaborative projects, bringing together community, not-for-profit, business or academic organisations with government.

In this role you will help to drive more effective solutions to policy and service-delivery challenges. To do this you'll need to be a strategic influencer, smart negotiator, organised project manager, expert stakeholder manager, and confident communicator. You must be competent working in a dynamic environment, and expertise in design, data or digital services will be to your advantage.

If you've got the skills to expertly perform these duties, and the enthusiasm and team focus to work closely with colleagues in navigating our complex environment, then please apply!

The closing date for this position is midnight on Sunday, 27 January 2019.

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

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