Change and Communications Officer

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20027562B
Closing Date: 17-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: until 27/03/2020
Attachments: 1. Position Description C2950.docx (Word, 432KB)
Job Specification

2. Application Form - 20027562.docx (Word, 641KB)
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Contact: Matthew Bluck
8690 2223 or

Position Details

This position sits within and reports via the Centre for Intelligence Discipline (CID) within Specialist Intelligence Services Division (SISD), Intelligence and Covert Services Command. Intelligence related capabilities within Victoria Police are being continuously revised and improved including via the Intelligence Foundation Projects work program, with CID taking a leading role in driving these improvements and broader consistency of practice.

This role works in partnership with intelligence subject matter experts and is responsible for the delivery of effective communications and change management engagement in support of a range of projects and initiatives by CID aimed at improving intelligence capability and practice across Victoria Police.


Your duties will include:

  • Developing and implementing effective communications and engagement strategies with the wide range of Victoria Police stakeholders affected by projects and initiatives undertaken by the Centre for Intelligence Discipline, notably including the Intelligence Foundations Projects.
  • Driving the delivery of a robust deliberative consultation project addressing key aspects of the Intelligence Foundations Projects.
  • Identifying cultural or informational barriers to change that will affect the successful implementation of CID initiatives and assisting in delivering effective responses to address those barriers.
  • Producing communications material of a high professional standard, including supporting other elements of SISD with these duties.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated success producing professional communications strategies and artefacts, including:Demonstrated success in engaging and formally consulting wide ranges of stakeholders involved in change programs.
    • The development of communications that address the concerns of varied stakeholders,
    • The production of artefacts that are highly professional in appearance and successful in capturing stakeholder attention, including using Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Visio, and web development.
  • The ability and interest to rapidly develop an understanding of Victoria Police's intelligence discipline and how it supports the organisation as a whole,
  • A strong commitment to the quality of your work and excellent attention to detail and design.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • The primary location for this position will be 313 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a Negative Vetting 1 security classification.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Tuesday 17 September 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.


For further information on this role please contact: Matthew Bluck on (03) 8690 2223 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


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