Senior Program Officer, Business and Economic Recovery

Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV) is a new permanent Victorian Government agency with a mandate to work directly with communities to support their recovery after bushfire disaster.

BRV takes a community-led approach to recovery, coordinating rebuilding and recovery and partnering with communities, governments, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to ensure recovery programs and services meet the needs of bushfire-affected communities, individuals and regions.

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Department: Bushfire Recovery Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/BRV/RPD/1594970
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: to 29 September 2023
Attachments: BRV Position Description - VPS5 Senior Program Officer, Business and Economic Recovery.pdf (PDF, 136KB)
Job Specification

BRV Position Description - VPS5 Senior Program Officer, Business and Economic Recovery.docx (Word, 286KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Marnie Marin on 0422 324 425

Position Details

BRV is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for the opportunity of Senior Program Officer, Business and Economic Recovery.  Reporting to the Program Director, Business and Economic Recovery, this role is responsible for providing timely advice on economic recovery policy and programs to support the delivery of services by BRV.

As a Senior Program Officer, Business and Economic Recovery you will liaise closely across BRV, other Victorian Government and Commonwealth agencies, local government, the business sector and stakeholders. You will support the delivery of the recovery programs and initiatives through highly developed policy analysis, program design, stakeholder engagement and communication skills.

This is a key strategic role that will collaborate across all levels of government, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to support community-led recovery to individuals, communities, businesses and regions.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday, 23 January 2022.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

How to apply: 

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website 

All applications should include: 

  • a resume 
  • key selection criteria addressed within a cover letter (within three pages) 

Other relevant information: 

On 8 October 2021, the Chief Health Officer (CHO) issued directions that all public sector employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Covid19 Vaccination policy applies to all BRV employees. Should you be successful for this position, you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination certificate before a formal offer is made.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. 

BRV actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ, people with disability. All roles at BRV can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 

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