Senior Project Manager

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.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20008216B
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: Until 31/12/2019
Attachments: C2818.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Victoria Police VPS Application Form 20008216.docx (Word, 641KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius
(03) 03 9247 3769

Position Details

  • VPSG6 range $115,136 - $154,076 p.a. + super + leave loading.
  • One (1) full time, fixed term (until 31/12/19) position available.
  • Working within the Victoria Police Executive Department, VEOHRC Program Management Team located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands.*


About the role:

The VEOHRC Review Response, Partnerships and Innovation Office (VRRPI):

  • Leads and coordinates the implementation of the recommendations of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) independent review into sexual harassment, including sex discrimination and predatory behaviour, in Victoria Police; and
  • Leads partnerships between Victoria Police and other agencies to establish more collaborative, holistic and innovative approaches to service delivery, harm reduction and harm prevention.

Some of your duties will include:

Reporting to the Assistant Commissioner VEOHRC Review Response, Partnerships and Innovation Office, you will lead the VRRPI Programme Management Team. As part of the role, you will be required to influence change across the organisation, which will include:

  • Coordinate the delivery of the VEOHRC Response programme of work, which may include the development of complex business cases, undertaking strategic assessments and options analysis through all of the project lifecycle phases in the Victoria Police response.
  • Monitor project governance and reporting requirements, and where appropriate plan, manage and/or participate in appropriate reporting processes.
  • Establish effective stakeholder management and communications, prepare complex reports, briefings and presentations and influence stakeholders holding competing priorities and views.
  • Build collaborative partnerships, anticipate and effectively address emerging issues and advise and negotiate with senior management in order to achieve long term strategic organisational goals.
  • Support the Assistant Commissioner VRRPI in maintaining an effective working relationship / partnership with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission Victoria Police Review Team, in their conduct and completion of the Phase Three implementation review of the Victoria Police response to the VEOHRC Phase 1 Report Recommendations.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated record of achievement at a senior level in successfully managing the implementation of complex large-scale projects in accordance with organisational frameworks and recognised project management methodologies.
  • Extensive senior project management experience in all elements of a project cycle including the development of detailed project plans, governance, reporting, implementation and post implementation reviews.
  • Demonstrated record of sound financial management to ensure corporate projects are delivered within agreed budget and strict timelines.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and demonstrated capacity to initiate and manage stakeholder relationships and expectations.
  • Highly developed conceptual and analytical skills with the proven ability to interpret and present information and the ability to identify and resolve potential risks on legislative, industrial relations and policy issues associated with implementation of major projects.
  • Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the Region/Department/Command.
  • A proven record of ethical behaviour and a demonstrated commitment to the Victoria Police Code of Ethics and Conduct, Financial Code of Practice, and the Organisational Values.


Requirements and relevant information:

*Your usual place of work will be within the Victoria Police Executive Department; however you may be required to work at any other division within the Department as required.


How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

When opening the Application Form which is attached to the advertisement, please ‘save' a copy to complete.  Please note that applicants are NOT required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description.

Applications must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form


If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius on (03) 03 9247 3769 or via email

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 requirement / adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact  the VPS Recruitment Team via email

Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Monday 5 February 2018


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