Policy Officer

Expressions of interest are sought for the role of Policy Officer in the Priorities Unit in the Victorian School Building Authority. The Victorian School Building Authority (the VSBA) is responsible for the maintenance, upgrading and monitoring of Victoria's $20 billion school asset portfolio. The VSBA is at the forefront of cutting edge school design, development and construction innovation, and delivery, supporting Victoria in becoming the Education State. The purpose of this role to support the Priorities team in the Victorian School Building Authority. The team critically analyses school infrastructure issues to deliver high quality briefing materials on behalf on the VSBA
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/27909
Closing Date: 28-May-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 10747 - Policy Officer 13-05-19.doc (Word, 216KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Annie Chen

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to contribute to the Victorian School Building Authority's (VSBA) Priorities Unit.

This position plays a key role in contributing to the development of the VSBA's strategic agenda. The position offers a breadth of work across school infrastructure policy, including considerable exposure to key parliamentary and government processes. The team is fast-paced and key deliverables of the role include ministerial briefings and coordinating key programs and projects on behalf of the VSBA.

The successful applicant will have a combination problem solving and stakeholder management skills and will also possess strong written and verbal communication skills (see position description for full details).

Being able to promote and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders within the VSBA and across the Department is vital to the role.

The position offers development opportunities through collaboration with other areas of the business, stakeholders, and a variety of different projects and programs within the school infrastructure space. Knowledge and experience in the coordination of government briefing products will be highly regarded.

Interested applicants should provide a CV, short covering letter and address the Key Selectin Criteria outlined in the position description to Annie Chen, Manager, Priorities Unit.

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: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 Tuesday 28 May 2019

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