Program 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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20035138
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: Fixed Term
Attachments: Role Statement - Program Manager.docx (Word, 111KB)
Job Specification

C3171.docx (Word, 433KB)
Job Specification

Application Form.docx (Word, 644KB)
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Contact: Carmel Arthur on (03) 9247 6469

Position Details

  • VPSG-6 range $113,156 - 151,426 p.a. + super + leave loading*
  • One (1) full time fixed term until 30/06/2021 position available
  • Working within the Operational Infrastructure Department, (Property Division) located at the Victoria Police Centre, Docklands 3008.**


About the role:

The successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking the role of Project Director for the new Victoria Police Complex that is to be located on the Wyndham Justice Precinct in East Werribee. In addition, the role is intended to provide governance and oversight to delivery activities some of which include:


  • Ensuring safety is maintained
  • Ensuring a robust and effective project management system is in place
  • Ensuring effective project risk management processes are in place
  • Monitoring financial position of projects and programs
  • Providing project/program status reporting as required
  • Ensuring projects and programs are delivered efficiently
  • Ensuring governance is maintained
  • Developing staff capability and skill
  • Providing expert leadership in project and program management
  • Overseeing as required the delivery of specific capital projects and programs
  • Overseeing and undertake complex procurements
  • Monitoring supply chain performance
  • Providing contract management leadership
  • Overseeing the approval of payments and contract execution in accordance with governance requirements



Skills and experience:

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Proven project management and experience in the delivery of specific capital projects and programs.
  • Ability to conduct research, develop project work and manage planning and reporting arrangements, within both a property and built environment market
  • Expertise in the PDCMA – Project Development and Construction Management Act
  • Knowledge of relevant government legislation, regulation and reporting directives and procedures
  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed skills in process mapping and developing frameworks around governance and a strong focus on people and process improvement; and
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, influencing collaboration and relationship building skills.


Requirements and relevant information:

*Please note the VPSG6 salary range is will be $115,136 - $154,076 as of 1 January 2018.

**Your usual place of work will be within the Property Division, Operational Infrastructure Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Operational Infrastructure Department as required.


Applicants are to complete the application form:


How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description and Application Form (when opening ‘save' a copy first) attached to this advertisement before applying.

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


Please note that applicants are NOT required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description.


If you have a disability and require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print or if you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Carmel Arthur on (03) 9247 6469 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 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 on 30 January 2018.


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