Senior Analyst

• Do you have the ability to interpret and apply the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act, Valuation of Land Act 1960 and associated Acts?
• Newly-created role
• Supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment
• Analyse complex land transactions and policy
• Showcase your technical excellence and stakeholder engagement skills
• Melbourne CBD location, a stones throw to Parliament Railway Station

• An exciting 12-month opportunity (with potential to extend) exists to join our dynamic group as a Senior Analyst who understands State Government processes, highest standards of probity and legislation for Government land transactions
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Property
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/932505
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 932505 - Senior Analyst VPS G 5 PD January 2019.pdf (PDF, 179KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Director - Victorian Government Land Monitor
Maria Rosero (03) 9194 0745

Position Details

About the Department

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) brings together Victoria's planning, local government, environment, energy, suburban development, forests, emergency management, climate change and water functions into a single department to strengthen connections between the environment, community, industry and economy. It is tasked with ensuring that Victoria has the right conditions to enable economic growth, while delivering liveable, inclusive and sustainable communities. 

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.

Position purpose

As a Victorian Government Land Monitor Analyst you will possess high level authoritative advice to ensure that land transactions comply with the Government Policy and guidelines for the purchase, compulsory acquisition and sale of land, and are in the best interests of government and the public.

The incumbent will be required to effectively liaise and consult with both internal and external stakeholders.


  • Provide timely, accurate and authoritative reports, advice, and recommendations to the Director on Government Land Transactions ensuring the maintenance of Government Policy standards and delivery within agreed timeframes
  • Analyse each transaction sent to the Victorian Government Land Monitor having regard to whether it complies with Government Policy
  • Provide expert authoritative advice to Government Agencies on the requirements of Government Policy including appropriate processes and practices to be followed for the purchase, compulsory acquisition and sale of land
  • Contribute to the development of policy and procedures for the delivery of expert authoritative advice to ensure a high level of probity, professional competence and accountability
  • Provide advice to the Director on Government Land Transactions relating to any changes to relevant Policy or legislation, arising from the analysis of Government Land Transactions
  • Represent the Director and participate in providing authoritative advice at meetings with valuers and other professional consultants to derive satisfactory outcomes in compliance with Government Policy
  • Prepare high quality, accurate and timely advice on executive correspondence relating to governance and legislation matters 
  • Liaise and consult with various Government Departments, Agencies and key stakeholders 
  • Build and maintain effective relationships various Government Departments, Agencies and key stakeholders 
  • Train and provide authoritative advice to other staff

Specialist/Technical Expertise

  • Valuation of land and/or land acquisition experience and or qualification is highly desirable.
  • Ability to interpret and apply the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act, Valuation of Land Act 1960 and associated Acts is essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislative analysis and property transaction documentation is desirable
  • A demonstrated background and knowledge in government processes, policy development and land administration matters is desirable
  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant property and/or land management discipline is highly desirable 

This is a fixed-term position, for a period of 12 months. 

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. 

For a confidential discussion on the role, please call Maria Rosero, Director - Victorian Government Land Monitor on (03) 9194 0745. 

Applications close at 11:59 P.M. Wednesday, 23 January 2019.

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