Senior Project Officer - Water Grid Oversight

• Stakeholder engagement and communications

• Water Resources

• Water for Victoria

• Location: Melbourne CBD

Responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating effective engagement and communication strategies targeting the Victorian Water Sector
Job Details
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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/923385
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: to 30 June 2020
Attachments: 923385 VPS 5 Senior Project Officer - Water Grid Oversight PD Oct 2017.docx (Word, 107KB)

Contact: Louise Applyeard
(03) 9637 8699

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 Project Officer – Water Grid Oversight will develop, implement and evaluate effective engagement and communication strategies to facilitate and inform strategic regional, system wide, cross boundary water resource planning and investment decisions. The position will lead and provide specialist advice for complex complex projects and policy studies ensuring strategic oversight of Victoria's water grid, and represent the Department on a number of governance committees and other forums, and in internal and external stakeholder negotiations.

You will have superior engagement and communication skills and the ability to quickly develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders. You will be self-motivated with proven skills in water resource management, policy development, and strategically tackling complicated issues.  An appropriate tertiary qualification in science, engineering, natural resource management or other relevant disciplines is required and experience within the water sector is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term - flexible position for a period to 30 June 2020.

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 Sunday on 22 October 2017.

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