Senior Project Officer

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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50927614A
Closing Date: 14-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 6 Months
Attachments: 50927614 VPS5 PD - Senior Project Officer, Sector Engagement and Performance.docx (Word, 168KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Stuart Craven

Position Details

The Senior Project Officer, Sector Engagement and Performance is responsible for supporting a high performing water sector through strong working relationships, actively driving and monitoring business performance, and proactive issues management in partnership with Victoria's water sector entities. The Senior Project Officer provides exceptional service and works with a diverse range of people to deliver collaborative solutions.

Provide high level strategic advice, supporting research and analysis on the operation and performance of Victoria's water corporations and catchment management authorities. Working as part of a team, set expectations for entities throughout the business planning cycle and participate in the review of corporate plans, annual reports, capital project delivery and performance monitoring and reporting

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification or knowledge of business planning, governance and performance monitoring practice would be desirable
  • Proven ability to work effectively with senior stakeholders to achieve outcomes
  • Experience of working in Government is highly desirable
  • Knowledge or experience of the Victorian water sector is desirable
  • A current Victorian Driver's Licence would be desirable

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 6 Months.

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 Sunday, 14 August 2022.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

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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