Policy Adviser x 4

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1583941
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $71,853 - $87,245
Job Duration: See Job Ad
Attachments: Position Description - Policy Adviser - EPSP - IPMP - VPS3 - November 2021.docx (Word, 192KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lee Taylor
0439 326 651

Position Details

A fantastic opportunity exists for 4 x Policy Advisers to join the Infrastructure, Planning and Major Projects (IPMP) Branch within the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

  • 2 x ongoing
  • 1 x 24-month fixed term
  • 1 x 12-month fixed term

IPMP supports the Victorian Government to develop policy and legislative reforms in relation to transport, planning, building, heritage, precincts and suburban development. The Branch plays a vital role in shaping the delivery of Victoria's planning and infrastructure priorities.

As the Policy Adviser, you will provide high quality policy advice and analysis to the Premier, DPC Secretary and other senior officers across a range of planning, building, precinct and transport issues.

You will work closely with other government departments and build strong working relationships to help develop, influence and guide policy development and project delivery across the planning, precinct and infrastructure portfolios.

This is an opportunity to work at the centre of the Victorian Government during a time of significant planning reform and infrastructure investment to meet the needs of a changing and diverse population.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in policy analysis
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to pivot between priorities

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

The closing date for this position is midnight Tuesday 7 December. 

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

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. 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.


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