Project Officer - Infrastructure and Facilities

∙ VPS Grade 3.1
∙ Full time fixed term contract in CBD location
∙ Two positions available in a dynamic infrastructure and facilities management team

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) conducts State and local council elections and is responsible for promoting public awareness and understanding of electoral issues in the Victorian community.

If you’re a proven project officer with exceptional communication and organisational skills, apply now!
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Department: Victorian Electoral Commission
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Facilities Management
Classification: VPSG3.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/179FXT
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $71,502
Job Duration: Fixed term to Feb 2019
Attachments: Disclosure of Political Activities Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 449KB)

179 - Infrastructure and Facilities Project Officer - Position Description - VPS Grade 3.1 - Last updated May 2017.DOCX (Word, 98KB)

Contact: Kathy Georgiou or 8620 1117

Position Details

About the Role

In the lead up to the State Election, the role will support the infrastructure and facilities team in the negotiation and administration of leased premises for use as election offices, and provide ongoing facilities support. This role will also provide project support during the establishment of voting centres, remote offices , early voting centres and head office infrastructure.

This role joins a dynamic infrastructure and facilities management team, and you'll be responsible for the day-to-day administrative support of all facilities and support services that underpin the operation of the VEC's head office and warehouse facilities, often processing numerous and varied requests quickly and accurately. Requests and support can relate to  building and equipment maintenance, pool vehicles, telecommunications, security and the procurement of equipment, resources and office supplies.

About you

We are looking for somebody with superior teamwork skills and a proven ability to plan, coordinate and deliver multiple projects with limited supervision. Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will be essential to help you engage with a range of stakeholders from senior management to external service providers.

You have well-developed analytical skills and the ablility to identify problems and recommend solutions or process improvements. Strong skills in using the Microsoft suite of programs will serve you well.

A current Victorian driver's licence is required for this position.

Prior experience in commercial leasing would be desirable but is not essential.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a current CV and complete the Application Form to be considered for the role. You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria questions (KSC) listed in the Application Form (preview the Application Form below). Individual responses to KSC listed on the Position Description are not required.

Applications should be lodged online via the Apply Now button (below).

Applications close at 5:00pm on Sunday 27th August 2017

The VEC is an equal opportunity employer*.

* In accordance with Section 17A of the Electoral Act 2002, the VEC may ask applicants for disclosure of specific political activities that could compromise the perceived independence of the organisation. Please read the Disclosure of Political Activities Fact Sheet before applying.

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