Manager of Strategy, Research and Modelling

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-/50948542
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $129,379 - $173,138
Job Duration: For a period of 12 months
Attachments: PD -50948542 VPS6 Manager of Strategy, Research and Modelling.docx (Word, 715KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nicole O'Donnell
0436802602 or

Position Details

Opportunity for a strategic thinker to join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary division to lead strategy deliver, research and modelling for Solar Victoria

To be successful in this position, the successful candidate must be a strong collaborator and team player, capable of creating a new vision for the strategy, research and modelling team. They must excel in working in a fast-paced environment, contributing to the delivery of one of the Victorian Government's keystone emissions reduction programs, the Solar Homes program.

The successful candidate will set Solar Victoria's forward research agenda, ensuring this is aligned and supports the orgnisation's strategic direction, while enabling forward analysis of programs and incentives to improve the demand in our programs.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in designing and implementing strategies, research, policy development and industry engagement.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 12 months. The work location for this position is negotiable between Morwell and our Melbourne CBD office 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 Sunday, 1 October 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.  

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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