Branch/ 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20023135B
Closing Date: 15-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: C3117.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

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

Contact: Scott Mahony or Craig Thornton
(03) 8690 2129

Position Details

  • VPSG5 range $93,867 - $113,572 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) Full time ongoing  position available
  • Working within the Covert Services Division, Intelligence and Covert Support Command.*


About the role:

As the successful applicant, you will manage a unit with 10 staff broken into three teams that provide a support service to Victoria Police in the intelligence field.  The three teams have different roles that overlap in certain areas.  You will be responsible for ensuring the three teams act as one effective and cohesive unit.  You will be required to engage with managers of other work areas to understand their needs and factor that into the unit's service delivery.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Reporting to a Superintendent in regards to unit outcomes and service delivery
  • Be responsible for conducting audits of database records
  • Coordinate unit activities around service demand and needs
  • Day to day management of staff
  • Ensuring up to date knowledge of appropriate legislation and Victoria Police policies
  • Becoming a subject matter expert in relation to the teams activities
  • May be required to assist in the provision of training


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Australian citizenship (required for security clearance)
  • A high level of interpersonal skill
  • Experience managing successful teams
  • The ability to motivate staff
  • Working in a law enforcement organisation is desirable
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications are desirable
  • A training qualification is desirable


Requirements and relevant information

*Your usual place of work will be within the Covert Services Division, Intelligence and Covert Support Command, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Intelligence and Covert Support Command as required.

For positions within Intelligence and Covert Support Command and Counter Terrorism Command the successful candidate must be prepared to undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance applicants must be an Australian Citizen.


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 Scott Mahony or Craig Thornton on (03) 8690 2129 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, Thursday 15 February 2018.


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