Lead Lessons and Improvement Officer

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1798708JUNE2024
Closing Date: 25-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897
Job Duration: 31/01/2025
Attachments: EMV028 - Position Description - VPS5 Lead Lessons and Improvement Officer.DOCX (Word, 541KB)


Contact: Lee Dalgleish on 0431 412 079
lee.dalgleish@emv.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Excellent career growth opportunity – Fixed term VPS5 role until 31 Jan 2025
  • Join the Operations branch within Emergency Management Victoria
  • VPS5 salary: $106,534 to $128,897 plus superannuation

DJCS Emergency Management

Emergency Management, within the Department of Justice and Community Safety (the Department) works closely with government and agencies across the emergency management portfolio. The group is led by the Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management. Emergency Management includes the department's emergency management accountabilities and statutory entities and offices.

The Business Unit: Emergency Management Victoria

Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) leads emergency management in Victoria by working with government, agencies and business to strengthen their capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from emergencies. EMV is a statutory entity and is part of the Department of Justice and Community Safety (the Department). The Department, through the Secretary, employs EMV staff and provides corporate functions to EMV. EMV is led jointly by the Chief Executive (CE) and the Emergency Management Commissioner (EMC).

Operations

The purpose of the Operations Branch is to lead the emergency operational coordination and state operations in Victoria by working with communities, government, agencies and business to strengthen their capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from emergencies.

About the Role

The Lead Lessons and Improvement Officer manages the implementation of lessons and improvement frameworks, processes and systems across the sector, including guidance and coordination of operational lessons and evaluation activities (monitoring, debriefing and reviewing) and supports the State Review Team.

Other duties will include:

  • Managing the collation of reporting against the emergency management operational standards on behalf of the Emergency Management Commissioner.
  • Providing high level expertise on the preparation of relevant documents, reports and briefings
  • Building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships with sector agencies

 

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

 

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience or understanding of the operations of Victorian emergency management
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing/implementing a lessons management and/or continuous improvement framework or methodology
  • Experience working in a dynamic operational environment

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.


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