Project Administrator (WorkCover Litigation Case Manager)

About the role: The primary purpose of the Project Administrator (WorkCover Litigation Case Manager) VPSG3 role is to provide an effective case management function in relation to all litigation and potential litigation brought under Workers’ Compensation legislation.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20011504
Closing Date: 17-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $67,866 - $82,404
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: PD C3106.docx (Word, 446KB)
Job Specification

Role Statement.doc (Word, 140KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form 20011504.docx (Word, 639KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Kathryn Kwas
(03) 9247 3276 or kathryn.kwas@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Your duties will include:

  • Case managing and providing procedural advice on litigated or potentially litigated WorkCover matters;
  • Effectively identifying, sourcing and coordinating critical documents and witnesses required in litigation;
  • Effectively liaising with a range of stakeholders including Victoria Police personnel, the Claims Agent, law firms and investigators;
  • Monitoring legal services provided by the panel law firms;
  • Maintaining a database on the status of matters and provide reports to management as required;
  • Attending court hearings and participating in mediation and other related conferences in a case management capacity if required;
  • Participating in the ongoing development of the work unit to ensure processes facilitate the efficient and effective management and administration of litigated WorkCover matters.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated case management experience, including strong organisation and file management skills;
  • Strong time management skills, the ability to prioritise competing tasks and to work to strict deadlines;
  • Well-developed oral and interpersonal skills, including the capacity to source information and documentation outside of own work area's control;
  • Knowledge of workers' compensation legislation, policies and procedures in relation to litigated workers' compensation matters;
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, be proactive and be a team player;
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to consult and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated experience in operating databases and computerised personnel/compensation systems.


Requirements and relevant information:

  • This position will be located in the Employment Law Unit, Legal Services Department at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street Docklands, however may be required to work at other locations, in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form, including answers to questions - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 17 February 2019- No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Kathryn Kwas, Supervising Lawyer on (03) 9247 3276 or via email kathryn.kwas@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.

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