Program Development Officer

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Transport / Logistics
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Barwon South West Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/187205XT
Closing Date: 06-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: E - TS - RT - REGION - Program Development Officer - VPS4 - BSW.pdf (PDF, 193KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jozef Vass

Position Details


  • Annual Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192 per annum plus superannuation
  • Employment Type: Full Time On-Going
  • Usual Work Location: Barwon South West region

 About the Opportunity

The Program Development Officer is a position within Regional Transport that is responsible for the management of the regional network pipeline. The network pipeline captures regional transport project priorities across all stages of the project lifecycle and is a key document that informs future investment. This role will ensure the pipeline accurately reflects regional priorities, is aligned with the regional integrated transport plan and has a robust evidence base to support future business case submissions. This role will maintain strong relationships with scoping and development, capital delivery and maintenance areas of Regional Transport to ensure the network pipeline is the single point of reference for regional transport priorities across the short, medium and long term time horizons.

About You

As our ideal candidate you will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – Resolves issues through deep understanding or interpretation of existing guidelines. Where guidelines are not available, analyses ideas available and takes action through self, or in consultation with others to resolve problems. If required, determine additional information needed to make informed decisions. Applies critical thinking and problem-solving concepts in the right context.
  • Influence and Persuasion – Consistently adopts the content, style, message or tone of a presentation to suit the audience and plans how to tackle objections. Applies own ideas by linking them to others' values, needs and goals.
  • Strategic Planning - Supports the strategic planning process in own work area and seeks information about how their work relates to broader organisational strategy. Understands concepts relating to strategic planning.
  • Project Delivery – Executes work tasks against plan and where plans are not defined, prioritises tasks in line with the urgency and impact of tasks. Utilises approved task management tools and maintains accurate project records.
  • Communicate with Impact – Organises information in a logical sequence, including content appropriate to the purpose and audience.

 For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Jozef Vass at

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on 6th July 2022

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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