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.

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: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20034310
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: C3061.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

VPSG4 Project Officer Application Form.docx (Word, 639KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Summer Merrie
9865 8219 or

Position Details


  • VPSG-4 range $79,955 - $90,716 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available
  • Working within the School of Leadership and Career Development Division, People Development Command located at the Airlie Leadership Development Centre, 26 Domain Rd, South Yarra, 3141*

About the role

This role is part of a newly established project team developing a significant program of work to be delivered as part of the 2017 Community Safety Statement. This team will contribute to an ‘uplift' in Victoria Police leadership capability and culture across the workforce. Reporting to the Program Manager you will work with and support other members of the team to deliver a state-wide development program roll out.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Managing the project life cycle, including completion of relevant documentation and reporting
  • Conducting research and environmental analysis to determine innovative solutions fit for purpose
  • Working as part of a dynamic team to develop and implement capability development approaches and programs
  • Preparing reports and high quality briefs for a senior audience
  • Liaising with and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • An understanding of project management methodology with demonstrated practical experience in application
  • Proven ability to translate strategic direction into project outputs and outcomes
  • Demonstrated skill in synthesising research and analysis into practical solutions
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated initiative and confidence to approach and navigate challenges
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills to clearly articulate purpose and report on progress
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to manage and maintain stakeholder relationships

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
  • Possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for a White Class Driver Authority within three (3) months
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is desirable
  • Travel within Victoria may be required

*Your usual place of work will be within the Leadership and Career Development Division, People Development 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 Summer Merrie on (03) 9865 8219, 0409 704 260 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, Tuesday 24 October 2017.

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