Program Manager Land & Built Environment

•Lead a team providing administration services related to public land governance

• Use your exceptional communication skills to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders

• Location: Hume Region - Seymour preferred

Contribute to planning and Crown land projects and programs, in the Hume region, north east Victoria.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Land Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Hume Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/50926568
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: to 30 June 2020
Attachments: PD - 50926568 VPS5 Program Manager Land and Built Environment.docx (Word, 122KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Gini Harris
0417 169 408

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 Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has a requirement to fill a vacancy for a Program Manager - Land and Built Environment role. This is an exciting opportunity to work in and lead a dynamic team that provides a service to protect and enhance public land in the Hume Region.

The role provides support to public land managers (such as community groups, volunteer Committees of Management and Councils) to inform and guide on appropriate management of Crown land and uphold public land governance and administration.  

Our successful candidate has had a career to date in in public land management and can rely on these skills to assist them in taking immediate carriage of the work and leading the team. You can be relied on, to not only share your subject matter expertise, but to also genuinely guide staff in assisting with their skills development. 

Your engagement skills are exceptional. Our internal and external stakeholders come from a diverse range of backgrounds therefore, you can navigate conversations with such diverse groups and individuals with much ease. Your people and communication skills give rise to your ability to identify opportunities, and proactively have meaningful conversations with stakeholders and community members, to display and promote what we are doing within the Hume Region.

You shall use these relationship skills in forming, strengthening and maintaining the stakeholder experience by providing guidance and sound advice in accordance with relevant legislation and policy.

Your work style naturally lends itself to leadership and contributing to an inclusive workplace culture that is collaborative, professional and engaged. You want to be a part of a high performing team that you have led and contributed to, and you are motivated to do so. Your exceptional stakeholder engagement, resilience and negotiation skills will be utilised as you navigate complex issues, conversations, expectations and the general demands and priorities of the role.

This is an opportunity to be an active member of the Land and Built Environment Branch leadership team, and is an opportunity to progress in your career, if you aspire to lead a small team or you currently do so.

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, Thursday 26 September 2019

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