Administration Team Leader

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20004138
Closing Date: 22-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3084.docx (Word, 431KB)
Job Specification

2. VPS Application Form 20004138.doc (Word, 664KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Jesse Edwards
(03) 9628 7101 or jesse.edwards@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the role:

The Operations Response Unit (ORU) provides specialist support to planned and unplanned operations across the state. The Unit has recently advanced its' capability to provide specialist crowd control and public order tactics for events such as demonstrations, sporting events, Public Order events and Emergency Management Response.

As the successful applicant, you will be responsible for the daily supervision of the Logistics team within the Operations Support Division. The ORU Logistics Team Leader will supervise a small team of 3 members along with the day to day management and coordination of functions within the ORU Logistics office. You will be supervising the maintenance of specialist equipment, vehicle fleet, accountable documents and establishing governance processes for equipment audit and accountability.

While this position will be based in the Logistics team, there is also potential for rotation within the Administration team of ORU. The successful applicant will have the ability to further develop their skillset and provide administrative support to operational Police members. The Administration team support all functions to police members including the entry of data from briefs and the updating of information onto multiple police databases.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Providing motivation, mentoring, performance management and coordination of training activities to team members
  • Recommending improvement initiatives applicable to standard operating processes
  • Supervising a small team of Victoria Public Service (VPS) members along with operational members assisting the team whilst on modified duties
  • Providing sound advice and support to the senior management cohort
  • Ensuring timely and efficient processing and completion of tasks within the Logistics Office
  • Ensuring processes and procedures are compliant with relevant legislation
  • Undertaking financial and purchasing transactional activities
  • Monitoring and manipulating databases including asset management software (Hardcat)


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • The ability to supervise a team and allocate team priorities efficiently to ensure deadlines are met
  • The ability to forecast issues and provide recommendations for remedial action
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills
  • Sound planning and organising abilities
  • The ability to manage own work priorities and work successfully and effectively in a team environment
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • A focus on process improvements and experience with implementing such
  • A people focused approach to supervising and leading a team


Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1), full time ongoing position available, located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands, 3008
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa
  • The incumbent will be required to complete the OHS requirements of the organisation, which may include local level training relating to equipment usage and Hazardous Chemicals

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement


Applications close midnight, Sunday 22 September 2019
- No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Jesse Edwards on (03) 9628 7101 or via email jesse.edwards@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 9247 5113.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps


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