Senior Policy Officer (Dial Before Your Dig)

• Do you have strategic policy skills?

• Are you experienced in corporate governance and risk management?

• CBD Location.

Seeking an experienced public policy or governance professional looking for a new challenge in an inspiring and fast-moving public policy field.
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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/50936021
Closing Date: 20-Feb-2020
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD 50936021.pdf (PDF, 115KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Don Hough
0409 548 084

Position Details

The Senior Policy Officer (Dial Before You Dig) is an exciting new position created to lead the delivery of the Victorian Government's commitment to enhancing the safety and security of electricity, gas and liquid fuel networks in Victoria.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on important and high-profile projects with a dedicated group of colleagues to enhance the safety of the Victorian community. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing specialist governance and strategic policy advice to the Principal, Pipeline Regulation on the development of governance reform and policy implications, as well as other energy safety policy matters.

They will demonstrate capacity to lead a strategic policy project involving governance reform, including the ability to navigate a complex operating environment and managing stakeholder relationships. You'll have strong problem-solving capability and the analytical and conceptual skills to identify opportunities and risks, and to develop policy solutions or options.

 This is a fixed term position for 12 months.

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. 

DELWP will conduct relevant and required checks about applicants and the information provided with an application.  Such checks will include but are not limited to: 

  • A Statutory Declaration and Consent form consenting to DELWP contacting current and previous employer(s) to substantiate employment history, past conduct and performance is required.
  • A satisfactory National Police Check will be required (for all non-DELWP employees).

 Applications close at midnight Thursday 20 February 2020.

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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