Senior Project Officer

The VSBA is committed to a meaningful and collaborative engagement with key internal and external stakeholders through the provision of high-quality reporting across the entire VSBA infrastructure portfolio. The Senior Project Officer, led by the Manager, will work closely with the various program areas of the VSBA to develop timely and detailed reporting on complex projects and to support the operational and strategic goals of the VSBA.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20006827
Closing Date: 07-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 31/12/2024
Attachments: 59754 - Senior Project Officer 27102021.doc (Word, 240KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Samantha Mullen
(03) 7022 2577

Position Details

 Senior Project Officer, VPSG5 Fixed Term Until 31/12/2024

The key accountabilities for the Senior Project Officer are to:

  • identify, coordinate and produce reporting and written communication which supports effective decision-making by VSBA Executive, DET and Government;
  • work collaboratively across the VSBA and DET to manage information and processes on infrastructure projects across the portfolio, acting as a key point of contact for multiple teams and stakeholders;
  • ensure the integrity and reliability of VSBA's delivery practices to improve transparency and efficiency of portfolio wide reporting;
  • contribute to continuous improvements for delivery through automation and process improvement;
  • provide expert advice on asset data concepts and usage, and contribute to a range of projects as a subject  matter expert (SME);
  • assure information by undertaking quality reviews and identify improvement opportunities; and
  • analyse data to articulate trends, provide rationale for variances and develop recommendations for      embedding insights from analysis to drive action.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of project and risk management practices, in addition to strong stakeholder engagement skills.

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

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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

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Applications close 8 December 2021

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