Project Manager

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/_DJ0935_DJ6912
Closing Date: 28-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: Until 31 December 2019
Attachments: Position Description DJ0935_DJ6912 Project Manager.doc (Word, 860KB)
Job Specification

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Lisa Antonio on (03) 8684 0542

Position Details

About us

The Built Environment and Business Sustainability (BEBS) business unit is responsible for managing assets, accommodation planning, capital project delivery, fleet management, archives, mail and environmental issues.

About the role

As the Project Manager, you will manage the implementation of major capital works in the complex corrections sector. You will assist with the management of operational contractual requirements of allocated projects and address compliance and governance issues that may arise. Duties include effective contract administration through robust governance covering financial, documentary and legal requirements of both the State and contractors.

Two fixed-term roles until December 2019 are available.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • demonstrated experience in project management and delivery (preferably in the construction of institutional facilities)
  • strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to create effective structures to negotiate with and influence diverse stakeholder groups on complex issues
  • excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills in order to achieve organisational objectives.

An appropriate qualification in engineering, architecture, project management or proven track record of equivalent experience would be an advantage.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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