HR 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: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20029854
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: C3117.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Application Form - HR Branch Project Manager.docx (Word, 636KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Mary McEvoy
(03) 9247 3091

Position Details

  • VPSG5 range $92,253 - $111,619 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • Ongoing, full time position
  • Working within the Human Resource Department located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands*

About the role:

This position is located within the Office of the Executive Director, Human Resources Department (HRD) and reports to the Manager, Business Strategy and Performance.  The Business Strategy and Performance Portfolio is responsible for HRD's governance functions, development of business plans, management of Freedom of Information requests, risk reporting and compliance.  The portfolio manages the recruitment of public servants into Victoria Police and also has responsibility for managing the Honours and Awards function. High level support is provided to the Executive Director, Human Resources on a range of HR and organisational issues and projects.

As a HR professional and key team member, you will manage HRD governance functions as well as delivering on a broad range of significant projects and initiatives in support of the department and the organisation. 

You will also lead a small team that assist in delivery of the governance and project program of works, in addition to playing a significant role in the day to day operations of the Office of the Executive Director, HRD.

As the successful applicant, you will have proven experience in:

  • All aspects of project management, including project analysis, research, developing and coordinating strategic projects
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with a proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Preparation of high quality and comprehensive briefs, written reports and correspondence identifying opportunities and risks with a planned course of action
  • Providing specialist advice and solutions on governance and strategic issues related to proposal, project/program and portfolio management
  • Providing leadership and support to contribute to the delivery of Branch, Division and Department objectives.

A relevant tertiary qualification would be highly regarded.

Requirements and relevant information:

*Your usual place of work will be within the Office of the Executive Director, HRD, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Department 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.

Applications must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Mary McEvoy on (03) 9247 3091 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 24 September 2017.

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