Senior Project Officer, Board Appointments

Seeking an excellent communicator who will work collaboratively with a small team and key stakeholders.
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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/50938040V
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: Fixed term - flexible
Attachments: PD_PN 50938040_ Senior Project Officer_Board Appointments_2023.docx (Word, 171KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sarah Kitchen
0419 949 003

Position Details

The Sector Governance team is looking for a Senior Project Officer to assist the Project Manager deliver the 2023 board appointment process for Victoria's 18 Water Corporations, 9 Catchment Management Authorities and the Victorian Environmental Water Holder.

The Project Officer will manage information management systems such Springboard and Join a Public Board, coordinate shortlisting, interviews, background checks and notifications to applicants

We are looking for an excellent communicator who works collaboratively with a small team and key stakeholders. A commitment to principles of governance, integrity and increasing diversity on boards is essential for this role.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in using programs such as MS Teams, Zoom, MS Office, including MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel is essential
  • A working knowledge of the Victorian public sector governance frameworks including Springboard is desired.

This is a fixed term position available for a period until 31 October 2023.

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 Tuesday, 04 October 2022.

Other relevant information:

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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