3 x Project Officer, Housing Development, Homes Victoria

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Job Details
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Department: Homes Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/CW/600482
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: 30/06/2024
Attachments: HV PD VPS 4 Project Officer - Homes Victoria Delivery.pdf (PDF, 295KB)
Job Specification

HV PD VPS 4 Project Officer - Homes Victoria Delivery.docx (Word, 618KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Donna Mackereth
03 8633 4758

Position Details


Are you:

  • Ideally experienced within the community housing sector with a proven track record of delivering large scale, fast-tracked social infrastructure projects? 
  • Able to conceptualise an idea and turn the idea into a deliverable that meet business needs?  
  • Open to new ideas; show initiative; proactive and self-starting; seizes opportunities and acts upon them? 
  • Strong in analytical thinking and comfortable dealing with high levels of complexity? 
  • Able to build and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders? 

The Project Officers in the Housing Development Branch will place a key role in providing support services to the project team who are focused on delivering the Government's agenda of increasing access to affordable housing for Victorians. The role will contribute to a variety of complex projects at the development and delivery phases, the procurement of contracted services and products, reporting and ongoing process improvement.


  1. Support the full life cycle of projects to meet departmental objectives including project development and delivery, monitoring and evaluation.
  2. Assist in the preparation and presentation of reports, ministerial briefs, cabinet and agency submissions.
  3. Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders to facilitate a partnership approach.

Please open the position description to read more.


The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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