Senior Project Officer

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.

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20032604F
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: C3102.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Application Form-Senior Project Officer.docx (Word, 644KB)
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Contact: Ross Porter
03 9247 5391 or

Position Details

  • VPSG-5 range $93,867 - $113,572 p.a. + super + leave loading pro rata
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available
  • Working within the Operations Division, Family Violence Command located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street Docklands 3008*

About the role

The Senior Project Officer will support the Family Violence Command in driving the next wave of reform and improvement in policing family violence, sexual assault and child abuse in Victoria Police.

The role is responsible for managing and implementing a number of projects that will improve Victoria Police's responses to family violence, sexual offences and child abuse. The role is initially focused on the development and implementation of reforms arising from the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Identifying, assessing and developing key projects, often involving complex processes and multiple stakeholders
  • Applying project management methodology to maintain project records in relation to governance, budget, scope, schedule, risks and issues, communication and stakeholder management
  • Developing and maintaining positive working relationships, ongoing communication, consultation and successful negotiations with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Managing and conducting strategic research including the analysis and assessment of issues
  • Preparing and reviewing written materials including project plans, status reports and briefing papers

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Proven project management skills, knowledge and experience
  • Well-developed communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction as well as constructively manage stakeholder issues
  • A contemporary understanding of the dynamics of the family violence, sexual assault and child abuse themes would be highly regarded

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.

*Your usual place of work will be within the Operations 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 Ross Porter on (03) 9247 5391 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 anaccess 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 25 February 2018.

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