Senior Project Officer

x5 Fixed term positions

Exciting opportunities exist for those looking to make a difference to schools and the broader Department. The Asset Management Branch supports the effective management of school assets under the shared responsibility model. The Asset Management Branch seeks to ensure that all responsible parties are equipped with the information, tools and capability to effectively manage school assets, as well as implementing asset management reform projects that will enhance the asset management system under which we operate. Help us make a difference and be part of real and positive change.
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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/VSBA/210796
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 36 months
Attachments: 11229 - Senior Project Officer Position Description.doc (Word, 224KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew Major

Position Details

The Senior Project Officer is responsible for the following:

  • Providing thought leadership and connecting insights from analysis into strategy and policy development
  • Evaluating and analysing the effectiveness of programs to inform program implementation and intervention activities
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders in order to manage risks and resolve issues
  • The provision of quality and timely advice to a range of stakeholders including the Minister, the Secretary, schools and representative groups
  • The development of communications collateral and resources to support the implementation of programs and projects
  • Identifying and leveraging opportunities to promote better and more systematic business processes within the Branch
  • Supporting the Branch in other ways as required.

Please note that there are multiple positions available as part of this recruitment process. These positions are within the following programs: School Cleaning, Rolling Facilities Evaluation, Specialist Assessments, Asset Management Planning and Asset Management Reform.

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. 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:

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

Applications close 27 August 2019

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