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/20035291
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: Until 30/06/2020
Attachments: C3171.docx (Word, 433KB)
Job Specification

Role Statement - Program Manager Specialist Training Facility.docx (Word, 105KB)
Job Specification

VPS Application Form - Program Manager.docx (Word, 643KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Dean O’Hara
9247 6379 or Dean.O'

Position Details

  • VPSG-6 range $115,136 - $154,076 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time, fixed term (until 30/06/2020) position available
  • Working within the Property Division, Operational Infrastructure Department located at the Victoria Police Centre, Docklands 3008*

About the role:

The successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking the Program Manager role for the new Specialist Training Facility. In addition, the role is intended to provide governance and oversight to delivery activities:

  • Ensuring that a robust and effective project management system and project risk management processes are in place
  • Oversee the approval of payments and contract execution in accordance with governance requirements, whilst monitoring financial position of projects and programs
  • Ensuring projects and programs are delivered efficiently and governance is maintained
  • Provide expert leadership in project and program management
  • Manage the Communications Plan for delivery of the project

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
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, influencing collaboration and relationship building skills

Requirements and relevant information:                                                                                            

  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be highly desirable
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a National Security Clearance to the level determined by the Department Head. To obtain this clearance applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • 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 Property Division, Operational Infrastructure Department, however you may be required to work at any other division within the Operational Infrastructure 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.

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 Dean O'Hara on (03) 9247 6379 or via email Dean.O'

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 25 February 2018.

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