Senior Strategy and Research Officer

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-/50948544
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621
Job Duration: For a period of 12 months
Attachments: PD - 50948544 VPS5 Senior Strategy and Research Officer.docx (Word, 335KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nicole O'Donnell
0436802602 or

Position Details

Opportunity for an experienced professional in strategy or research to join a dynamic division supporting the delivery of one of the Victorian Government's most ambitious emissions reduction programs, the Solar Homes program.

To be successful in this position, the succcessful candidate will have keen analytical skills, an ability to drive SV's forward research strategy, ensuring alignment with the organisation's strategy. They will be a strong collaborator, and superior communication skills in order to articulate the outcomes of research, and its potential implications.

The position holder will be a strategic thinker, able to make the most of data and insights to drive the research agenda, and support delivery of the organisation's strategic plan.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in research or strategy development and/or delivery
  • Experience in preparing high quality written reports, effectively communicating key findings and recommendations based on reasoned analysis.

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 CBD Melbourne 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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