Project Officer

The Executive Services and Governance Department provides executive support to the Chief Commissioner and Executive Command senior leadership group through the management of organisational committees, ensuring they operate together effectively and efficiently in support of decision making.

The Department also undertakes other governance-related projects for the organisation.

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20017930V
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position DescriptionC3061.docx (Word, 447KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jessica Batchelor
(03) 92476709

Position Details

Your duties will include:

As the successful applicant, you will play a key role in providing professional secretariat services to the Victoria Police Executive Command and other governance committees including specifically the Victoria Police Audit and Risk Committee. This will include duties such as;

  • Preparing meeting agendas, papers and minutes and forward planning future agendas and meetings.
  • Planning and liaison with Victoria Police Commands and Departments in relation to Governance Committee meetings.
  • Developing and improving systems and processes that support the Department and organisation governance.
  • Specific responsibility for the management of the Victoria Police Audit and Risk Committee including relationship. management with independent committee members and key committee stakeholders.
  • Project management of initiatives that improve executive services and governance.

 As the successful Applicant, you will have:

  • Excellent people skills including verbal communication and relationship building.
  • Demonstrated project and advanced administration skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and be highly organised and efficient.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage competing demands.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills including a focus on customer service / satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated experience in and understanding of governance.
  • A proactive approach to your work and a continuous improvement mentality.
  • Initiative to forward plan.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available.
  • 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.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • Your usual place of work will be within the Executive Services and Governance, Corporate & Regulatory Services; however you may be required to work at any other division within the Department/Command as required.

Your application must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Response to the Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement. Complete this in a separate word document, in no more than 2 pages.

Applications close midnight, Tuesday 19 February 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Jessica Batchelor on (03)  9247-6709 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 requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email

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. 

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