Project Administrator

Family Violence Command (FVC) is responsible for driving and leading improvement and innovation in how Victoria Police responds to family violence, sexual offences and child abuse.

Working collaboratively with government and specialist service providers, the Command is currently delivering a significant reform agenda, defined primarily by findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

The Project Administrator position sits within FVCs Coordination Unit. The Unit is responsible for embedding robust project management practices at Family Violence Command to ensure the successful and timely delivery of high quality projects.

The Unit undertakes Command-level project monitoring and analysis and facilitates project status reporting to the Command leadership group.

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20034141F
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $67,866 - $82,404
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description C3106.docx (Word, 446KB)
Job Specification

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

Contact: Dave Byrne
(03) 9247 5401

Position Details

The Unit also provides specialist support to individual projects, with a focus on project planning and change management, communication and stakeholder engagement and research, monitoring and evaluation.

The Project Administrator reports to the Senior Project Manager. The primary function of the role is to support the project management functions of the Coordination Unit. Opportunities to develop and lead current and new Coordination Unit initiatives will also be available.

Your duties will include:

  • Providing project management guidance and support to Family Violence Command staff.
  • Reviewing project documentation and supporting high quality, accurate project status reporting.
  • Developing, reviewing and coordinating the publication of internal communications.
  • Building strong working relationships with a range of units across Victoria Police and being a point of contact in Family Violence Command for key internal stakeholders.
  • Project administration duties, as required by the Senior Project Manager.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Conceptual and applied knowledge of project management and ability to gather information, anticipate problems and identify solutions relevant to managing projects.
  • Project administration experience, an organised, detail-focused orientation to your work and eye for quality and accuracy.
  • Ability and commitment to building positive, productive working relationships, working collaboratively and supporting others. 
  • Experience in MS Office, including Excel and Project, and in publishing online content. 
  • Strong written communication skills and ability to tailor your writing style to suit the needs of different audiences.
  • Sound understanding and interest in policing and family violence, sexual offence and child abuse prevention and response.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available.

Your application must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Completed application form – attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 21 February 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Dave Byrne on (03) 9247 5401 or

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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