Project Manager

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50946036X
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50946036 PD-Project Manager - DEECA.docx (Word, 966KB)

Contact: Ivan Pajic

Position Details

The Cyber Security Program is a 2-3year program to implement the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards and supports the remediation of cyber security risks in the department.  The Project Manager is responsible for supporting the delivery process for Cyber Security Program through to business deployment of various solutions and supporting the change to the business. The Project Manager will establish and manage the project objectives; define the project plan; identify and manage resource requirements and manage scope and risk. The Project Manager is also responsible for supporting change management strategies and plans that enable employee adoption of the new solution.

The Project Manager may be required to support new or additional projects within the ISD portfolio over time. This will be based on business priorities and in agreement with the Director, Project Delivery and the Program Director Cyber Security.

Key to success in this role is excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills; proven consulting capability and leadership ability; highly developed conceptual, analytical, interpersonal skills; and excellent communication, facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills. The role requires an ability to adapt these to a diverse range of stakeholders and contexts.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Significant business project delivery experience with demonstrated completion of large/complex cyber security projects is highly desirable.
  • A well-developed knowledge of the legislative and policy framework that directs the management and response to cyber security in Victoria.
  • A good understanding of the structure and objectives of the VPDSF, VPDSS, Essential 8 and the NIST Cyber security Framework would also be beneficial but is not a mandatory requirement and can be learned on the job.

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is 2 Lonsdale Street, 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 Wednesday, 08 February 2023.

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 (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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