Senior Policy Officer - Water Sector Governance

• Are you interested in policy reform for the water sector?

• Do you have strong strategic and project management skills?

• East Melbourne

This may be the right fit for you! We are looking for a Senior Policy Officer to work in the Sector Governance and Support Branch to deliver on some key projects and policy reforms in the water governance space.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/927818
Closing Date: 23-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 927818 VPS 5 PD.pdf (PDF, 162KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jane Carter
03 9637 8925

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 Policy Officer is responsible for providing high level policy analysis and advice, project management and stakeholder engagement on a range of issues in relation to government policies, objectives and priorities for the governance of the Victorian water sector.

You will be required to provide strategic advice and support analysis in relation to the oversight and strengthening of Victorian water sector board governance in accordance with government policies and identify policy issues for the Victorian water sector and develop workable solutions to resolve them to secure improved governance arrangements for a high performing and efficient water sector.

You must possess experience with government and understanding of its decision-making processes and proven ability to work across government and organizations to influence policies and programs. An appropriate tertiary qualification in public policy, law, governance or environment related fields and working knowledge of the Victorian public-sector governance framework is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 3 years.

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 Tuesday, 23 October 2018.


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