Senior Project Officer

Seeking a Senior Project Manager with technical knowledge and industry experience within the Victorian planning system as well as the development and implementation of regulations, policies and processes.
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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/50939940/
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: Until 30 June 2023
Attachments: 50939940 VPS5 Senior Project Officer - PD.docx (Word, 176KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Marjan Hajjari
0436 631 616

Position Details

The Senior Project Manager will be part of a dynamic, fast-paced team supporting effective engagement with local councils and industry partners to implement recommendations from the 2019 Commissioner for Better Regulations' Planning and Building approvals process review.

The successful applicant will develop relationships with external and internal stakeholders, provide expert statutory planning advice and prepare high quality reports, submissions, briefings, and correspondence.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in urban planning, statutory planning, or a related discipline is desireable.
  • Technical knowledge or industry experience of the Victorian planning system, and culture of government
  • Experience in the development and implementation of regulations, policies, and processes, preferably in an area relevant to the Planning portfolio.

This is a fixed term position until 30 June 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 Wednesday, 28 September 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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