Senior Policy Officer, Biodiversity 2037 Implementation

• Strategic and innovative policy and program advice

• Flexible working options

• Location: Melbourne CBD

This position will undertake planning, analysis and reporting, develop information products and tools, and work with internal and external stakeholders to implement Biodiversity 2037.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/3337T
Closing Date: 28-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD VPS 5 Senior Policy Officer Biodiversity 2037.docx (Word, 119KB)
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Contact: Adam Muir

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Senior Policy Officer, Biodiversity 2037 will contribute to the implementation of Victoria's 20 year biodiversity plan Protecting Victoria's Environment – Biodiversity 2037.


  • Lead and contribute to the implementation of the Biodiversity 2037 Monitoring Evaluation Reporting and Improvement framework.
  • Lead and contribute to implementation planning and develop information products and tools to embed the Biodiversity 2037 implementation framework in government and non-government business.
  • Develop and manage strong, collaborative and productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop materials and approaches for building understanding of Biodiversity 2037, supporting change management processes and strengthening engagement with key partners and stakeholders in its implementation.

The position requires the incumbent to demonstrate strong policy, research and analytical capabilities. High level communication skills will enable project and planning delivery with the ability to form and communicate complex ideas and influence program outputs within a high volume and time pressured environment. 

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2020.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday, 28 August 2019

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