Adviser, Office of the Deputy Secretary

An excellent opportunity to work in a high performing and collaborative team supporting the Deputy Secretary, Corporate Services.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50922819X
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Fixed term - flexible
Attachments: VPS 4 - Adviser 50922819, Office of the Deputy Secretary PD.docx (Word, 184KB)


Contact: India Farrar
0419 540 592

Position Details

Are you?

  • A person with strong organisational and project management skills
  • Able to quickly build productive relationships with stakeholders to produce positive outcomes
  • Flexible and adaptable to project priorities as they arise.

In the Adviser role you will provide a range of project management, coordination and communications support for Corporate Services group level engagement activities.

You will support the delivery of the annual staff recognition program the Living the Values Awards and contribute to tasks or projects that meet current and emerging priorities for Corporate Services

As the Adviser you will connect with key stakeholders across the Corporate Services group. It is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with strong generalist skills who is seeking growth and development.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A relevant qualification from a recognised tertiary institution is desirable.
  • Experience in government business or financial operations, business improvement and team leadership are desirable.

This is a fixed term position available for a period until 30 June 2023.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 05 October 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

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.


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