Senior Policy Officer

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to join a dynamic team in the Victorian School Building Authority on an on-going basis. The Strategy and Investment Unit develops advice and models which support key government school infrastructure decisions. The successful applicant will also lead the development of the Victorian School Building Authority’s overarching school asset management framework.

The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving and writing skills, experience in stakeholder management, a strong policy background and able to manage a large and varied stakeholder group.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/210782
Closing Date: 28-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 30/06/2022
Attachments: 11286 - Senior Policy Officer 12-08-19.doc (Word, 219KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Vinh Trinh
03 7022 2604 or

Position Details

The Senior. Policy Officer will report to the Manager, Strategy and Investment Unit and be responsible for. leading the development of policy and priority projects. This includes preparing and coordinating reports and briefings, development of business cases, correspondence and undertaking research for. projects related to school infrastructure.

The role operates within a dynamic environment that requires a capacity to exercise sound judgement, and the ability to proactively develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders to support effective, timely actions.

Flexible working arrangements can be supported for. the successful applicant.

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 28 August 2019

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