Senior Project Officer, Briefings and Correspondence

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CFDO/516903A
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018-01-10 516903 Senior Project Officer PD FINAL.doc (Word, 990KB)

2018-01-10 516903 Senior Project Officer PD FINAL.pdf (PDF, 84KB)

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Contact: Martine Fazande
(03) 909 67361

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000 

Position Summary:

The Senior Project Officer, Briefings and Correspondence coordinates the key business functions across the Office of the Deputy Secretary including Cabinet and Parliamentary processes, executive correspondence, governance papers and corporate reporting. The role requires extensive experience in providing high level executive and administrative support, together with excellent organisational, communication and stakeholder skills.

Are you:

  • Self-motivated and highly organised?
  • Committed to providing accurate and timely advice and information?
  • A great communicator and able to effectively manage stakeholder relationships?
  • Able to meet deadlines and work in a high pressure environment


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

Interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week beginning 29th  January 2018

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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