Engagement Lead, Jobs and Skills Exchange

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1407865A
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS5 - Engagement Lead - JSE - July 2019.docx (Word, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jenni Tierney
0429 638 940

Position Details

Engagement Lead

  • Join a modern, high-performing, agile team at the Department of Premier and Cabinet who are striving to drive change in the VPS.
  • Create new possibilities for yourself and others by expanding career, training and development opportunities of the public sector workforce.
  • Help support VPS staff to identify and access opportunities across the VPS that enhance their capability, contribute to a secure and greater satisfaction in VPS work, and deliver better outcomes for Victorians.

The JSE is a new initiative that connects VPS employees with increased access to career development opportunities. It enables an efficient, high-quality public service by expanding career, training and development opportunities for employees.

Over the next year new initiatives and features will be delivered by the JSE team as we work with stakeholders and colleagues to evolve the platform, integrate skills and mobility approaches and re-design business practices.

The Engagement Lead will develop and implement communications and stakeholder engagement strategies to support the Jobs and Skills Exchange. This role will be responsible for ensuring all communications, stakeholder and engagement activities are delivered in accordance with department's frameworks to ensure high quality outcomes.

To be successful in the role, you will have demonstrated experience in large-scale communications, stakeholder relations, community engagement and issues management; and a demonstrated ability to prepare and implement communications and engagement strategies in these areas.

The closing date for this position is midnight on Tuesday 27 August 2019.

Please note: attendance at the Information Session is not an application requirement.

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 https://vps.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 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 www.vic.gov.au/recruit-smarter or. call 13 22 15.

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