Manager, State Project Concierge

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-50939436/-
Closing Date: 09-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 50939436 VPSG6 Manager, State Project Concierge - DEECA.docx (Word, 953KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Javiera Almeida Maturana
0428 518 953

Position Details

Please note: Due to Machinery of Government changes under Section 30 of the Public Administration Act (PPA), effective 1 January 2023, your employment will be with the Department of Transport and Planning. Corporate Services, including payroll, will be provided by Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action while a process for the formal transfer of staff in impacted areas is implemented.

The Manager, State Project Concierge will play a key role in supporting the delivery of major projects in Victoria, such as Victoria's Big Build, emergency services facilities and major arts and sporting facilities. The role will be a key contact point between DELWP and state project proponents, and has responsibility for guiding projects through the planning, impact assessment and other approval requirements.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience working on planning and approvals processes, high-level stakeholder engagement and management of complex projects in the public or private sectors is required.
  • Technical knowledge or industry experience of the Victorian planning system is required.
  • Proven leadership skills, including demonstrated capacity to provide policy advice, direction and information in a complex environment and set strategic direction.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of complex projects, managing project teams and budgets in the public or private sectors is required.
  • Experience in the successful development and delivery of all aspects of major complex business reform programs particularly in a government context is desirable.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 12 months. The work location for this position is 8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne with hybrid work arrangements available.

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 Thursday, 09 February 2023.

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 (3 doses) 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.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.


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