Senior Officer

Expressions of interest are sought for the role of Senior Officer in the Incoming Government and 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 is to support the Incoming Government and 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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/29618
Closing Date: 21-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 10057 - Senior Officer.doc (Word, 221KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Annie Chen, Manager, Incoming Government and Priorities

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to contribute to the Victorian School Building Authority's (VSBA) Incoming Government and 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 staff should provide a CV, short covering letter and address the Key Selectin Criteria outlined in the position description to Annie Chen, Manager, Incoming Government and Priorities.

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

Applications close 21 December 2018

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