Program Manager Permissions Reform

• Develop permissioning frameworks and tools

• High-level stakeholder engagement

• Location: Negotiable

Apply your high-level stakeholder engagement and program management skills in this forward-thinking state government department.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/50935131
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: PD - 50935131 VPS5 Program Manager Permissions Reform.docx (Word, 127KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Wayne Robins
0428 514 418

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 – Permissions Reform within the Officer of the Conservation Regulator (OCR).  The OCR is accountable for the delivery of DELWP's regulatory responsibilities in timber harvesting, biodiversity, fire prevention and public land use. The OCR's mission is to be an effective, trusted, best practice regulator – increasing transparency, improving relationships and regulatory capability to deliver on regulatory outcomes.

The key responsibility of the Program Manager - Permissions Reform is to drive reform of the use of regulatory permissions (licences, permits, authorities) and develop business cases for future investment in permissions reform.

The Program Manager is also involved in identifying and evaluating key environmental and compliance risks, determining priority regulatory issues, designing and monitoring regulatory ‘treatments' and planning future operational priorities more generally. This role will ensure a collaborative and intelligence led approach to intervention design leveraging stakeholder intelligence, scientific, social and economic data to inform priorities and plans.

Our successful candidate will be a subject matter expert and in permissioning frameworks and tools and has ideally had a career to date in establishing, integrating or improving regulatory frameworks in the environmental space. To be successful in this role you will be a resilient, self-motivated, pro-active individual who can apply critical thinking and strategic skills to their work, possesses strong problem-solving abilities, can deliver on expectation, and create a positive and productive environment that influences their team and the roles outcomes.

You are able to apply exceptional high-level external stakeholder engagement skills, particularly with our external knowledge providers to support the intelligence-led and integrated delivery of a regulatory strategy for the department and to the community.  You also have influencing skills and know how to apply these to form and maintain positive, ongoing and professional working relationships. You manage such communication with key people with ease. 

You have a work style that naturally lends itself to contributing to an inclusive workplace culture that is collaborative, professional and engaged. You want to contribute to and be a part of a high performing team. 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 a fixed term position available until 21 October 2021.

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, Sunday 29 September 2019.

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