Senior Project Officer, Pre-Prep Infrastructure Delivery

Reporting to a Pre-prep Manager in the Pre-Prep Infrastructure Delivery team, this position will lead and deliver a number of capital works pre-prep infrastructure projects.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20013930
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 36
Attachments: PN20013930 - PD - Senior Project Officer - Delivery Div.doc (Word, 242KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Richard Williams

Position Details

Reporting to a Pre-prep Manager in the Pre-Prep Infrastructure Delivery team, this position will lead and deliver a number of capital works pre-prep infrastructure projects by:

  • coordinating all aspects of execution across the project lifecycle from feasibility, through to tendering, to project close to ensure expectations are understood and agreed, the program is maintained, key milestones are met, and that delivery, performance and financial targets are achieved
  • working with a Pre-prep Infrastructure Delivery Director/Manager, to collaborate with internal and external teams and resources on a range of matters, such as planning, design, legal and communications
  • assisting in the establishment and maintenance of effective relationships with diverse stakeholders in order to manage risks and resolve issues impacting project delivery. This is likely to include managing sensitive negotiations with stakeholders with competing priorities
  • assisting a Pre-prep Infrastructure Delivery Director/ Manager by providing clear and timely advice and reporting on project planning, project delivery status, benefits and outcomes for a range of stakeholders, including Ministers, the Secretary, senior officers and project teams
  • connecting insights from analysis into strategy development, investment advice and investment prioritisation processes.

The ideal candidate will have a background across the full development project lifecycle, including coordinating and directing consultants, contractors and external stakeholders. Your proven project management skills, together with your qualifications in a relevant discipline will be highly regarded in securing this opportunity. Knowledge of public sector infrastructure funding and delivery systems will also be looked upon favourably.

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

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 30/09/2022

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