Senior Adviser, Strategic Policy

• Contribute to developing key policy reforms for the local government sector

• Contribute to policy development and provide policy advice to executive staff and the Minister

• Utilise your strong analytical and problem solving skills, and strategic implementation in order to achieve improved outcomes

Be responsible for leading and managing on behalf of LGV the development, delivery and input into key projects and initiatives relating to legislative reform and supporting local governance.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/920502
Closing Date: 26-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: LGV - PD - Position No.920502 VPS 6 Senior Adviser Strategic Policy.pdf (PDF, 163KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Concas
9948 8506

Position Details

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.

The Senior Adviser, Strategic Policy supports the Senior Manager, Governance, Legislation and Integrity and manages project staff, and works in consultation with key stakeholders to provide strategic advice and shape future directions for local government.  The position works collaboratively within Local Government Victoria, government departments and agencies, peak bodies and the local government sector. Key responsibilities include initiating and undertaking research, analysis and evaluation of specific projects, programs, issues and trends in local government governance, legislation and integrity. You will be required to conceptualize, plan, deliver and report on project strategies, plans, policies, and guidance materials to deliver legislative and governance reform across the local government sector.  

The successful candidate will possess a tertiary degree in a relevant field, have experience in a similar position and have a good understating of Government structure and processes.

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Friday, 26 October 2018.

To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit

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