Strategic Policy 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20011798F
Closing Date: 07-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: C3248.docx (Word, 450KB)
Job Specification

VPSG-6 Application Form.docx (Word, 639KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Eva Perez
03 9247 3256 or

Position Details


  • VPSG-6 range $113,156 - $151,426 p.a. + super + leave loading*
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available
  • Working within the Strategy, Policy and Coordination Unit, Family Violence Command located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands 3008**

About the role

Family Violence Command is looking for a dynamic and motivated leader to manage its Strategy, Policy and Coordination Unit to lead and coordinate significant policy and project work in this critical theme.  This will include working closely with key internal and external stakeholders.  As Victoria Police provides a specialist response to family violence, a candidate with previous experience and knowledge of this area is preferred.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Provide independent high quality, specialist, strategic and innovative advice to senior management and government on issues relating to family violence
  • Pro-actively build, maintain and manage effective working relationships and facilitate the flow of information across the organisation and with key external stakeholders
  • Provide senior, strategic support on a range of projects within Family Violence Command

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • A demonstrated record of developing and managing new strategic initiatives, research priorities and continuous improvement opportunities
  • A sound knowledge of the role of police, legislation and policy requirements relating to family violence, sexual offences and child abuse
  • Extremely high developed negotiation, liaison and people skills with specific emphasis on skills in dealing with government and non-government agencies and diverse communities
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and coach a team, with the proven ability to identify and respond to emerging business needs

Requirements and relevant information:

  • 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

*As of 1 January 2018, the VPSG-6 salary range will be $115,136 - $154,076 p.a. + super + leave loading
** Your usual place of work will be within the Strategy, Policy and Reform Division, Family Violence Command, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Command 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 Eva Perez on (03) 9247 3256 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, Sunday 7 January 2018.

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