Senior Project Officer

The Quality Reform Coordination Unit supports the implementation of the Government's response to the Review of Quality Assurance in Victoria's VET Sector. The Unit oversees governance and project management responsibilities underpinning implementation activity. Team members’ expertise in communication, provider engagement and relationship management, as well as business processes such as procurement, knowledge management, evaluation and finance facilitate a successful implementation process. This senior role will apply their specific expertise in a planned program of process improvements, as well as contribute to short term projects related to implementation and reform activity.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/HESG/26974
Closing Date: 01-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: up until 30/06/2018
Attachments: 6974 - Senior Project Officer 15-02-17.doc (Word, 171KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ellen Kittson
(03) 9637 3743

Position Details

Training Market Quality Division (TMQ) seeks to ensure that the public funding provided to Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) on behalf of Victorian students gives those students the best chance of getting a job or pursuing further education and allows them to more fully participate in society. 

TMQ leverages the significant public investment in training and the VET Contract to encourage a subsidised training market in which students are able to choose from a range of training providers delivering high quality training in line with Victorian Government expectations and national regulatory standards.

As a result of the Skills First reforms and the Government’s Response to the Review of Quality Assurance in Victoria’s VET System (the Quality Review), TMQ has broadened its focus to quality assurance alongside funding and assurance, contractual compliance and integrity of provider.

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to co-ordinate, support and advise divisional colleagues on a number of reform and improvement activities. The successful applicant will be able to formulate and deliver reform activities effectively, think independently and contribute to policy discussions, assist in the development of business process improvements, work collaboratively and possess sound written and verbal communication as well as analytical skills. The position offers an opportunity to apply existing knowledge to enable practice and cultural change to support significant reform. The role can be challenging and at times demanding and therefore requires someone that can cope under pressure.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training’s operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 1 March 2017


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