Senior Policy Officer - Yarra

• Strong Stakeholder Management skills

• Excellent Influence and Negotiation skills

• Good Public Policy skills

We are looking for someone to lead the Department in identifying priority projects and finalizing governance and endorsement arrangements for the Yarra Strategic Plan.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50934859
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS 5 Senior Policy Officer - Yarra.docx PD.docx (Word, 121KB)

Contact: Susan Lengyel
(03) 9637 8060

Position Details

In this role you will deliver the Yarra River Action Plan including program management and preparing briefs. Work with Melbourne Water as lead agency, to identify and develop priorities and projects for the final Yarra Strategic Plan. Partner with Melbourne Water to undertake public consultation and a statutory Panel process. Lead the Department's role in the endorsement and approval process for the final YSP.

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.

To be successful in this role you will require a strong understanding of, and previous experience in natural resources management.

This is a fixed term position available up until 19 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 25 September 2019.


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