Project Coordinator, Child Protection Transformation

Opportunity to be involved in a groundbreaking project role in Child Protection
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Legal Aid
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VLA4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1706
Closing Date: 27-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $82,914 - $103,640
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Candidate Application Form - Project Coordinator Child Protection Transformation.docx (Word, 269KB)

Project Coordinator, Child Protection Transformation PD.pdf (PDF, 180KB)

Contact: Vincenzo Caltabiano, Associate Director, Child Protection Transformation
(03) 92690442

Position Details

  • Full time, maximum term position (3 years)
  • Attractive employee benefits and positive team culture
  • Join an organisation making a difference in the community

The role:
In September 2017 Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) released the Final Report of its Child Protection Review. The Review was undertaken to bring about child protection legal services that are timely and appropriate; better at supporting children, particularly those at risk of long term disadvantage; more consistent across the state; and of higher quality. VLA committed to 36 actions for change set out in the Final Report. This position will be responsible for managing the implementation of a range of actions for change. Implementation of the outcomes of the Review will run over at least three years. This is a new position and will report to the Associate Director, Child Protection Transformation.

• Salary commensurate with experience, range: $82,914 - $103,640 plus salary packaging and superannuation

• Full time role, 3 year maximum term contract

About you:

You will have experience in project management a good understanding of project management frameworks and concepts. You will have extensive knowledge and experience of the child protection jurisdiction with an understanding of the challenges impacting vulnerable Victorians when accessing the child protection legal system and support services. You will have the ability to develop and implement effective stakeholder engagement strategies, and excellent analytical and writing skills.

Victoria Legal Aid – what we do:
We help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most. We employ over 800 staff in 14 offices across Victoria. Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free and increasing take-home pay), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. The work is both challenging and rewarding and our staff are supported by experienced and capable managers as well as a range of internal departments and programs committed to staff safety and development. VLA has a friendly and inclusive culture of people working to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form. You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required.

Applications close midnight on Friday 27 October 2017

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