Manager, Planning

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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: Consulting and Strategy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ4300B
Closing Date: 30-May-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: until January 13, 2019
Attachments: DJ4300 Manager, Planning - PD.doc (Word, 863KB)

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

Contact: Neil Twist on (03) 8684 1530

Position Details

About us

Strategic Planning is a business unit within Service Strategy Reform division that looks after the strategic planning framework, outlines strategic priorities and manages the provision of strategic advice and coordination on key departmental strategies.

About the role

Reporting to the Director, Strategic Planning, the Manager Planning will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating the department's corporate planning processes, including plan development, consulting, facilitating and high level planning advice. The role is also responsible for the delivery of the Department of Justice and Regulation Annual Report each year.

As the Manager Planning, you will:

  • lead the communication and rollout of the Integrated Planning Framework
  • develop plans in accordance with Department of Treasury and Finance requirements and the DJR outcomes framework
  • participate in planning communities of practice across government
  • play a key role in the Strategic Planning leadership team
  • lead a small team of staff, facilitating their learning and development and managing their performance.

Please note this is a fixed term opportunity until January 13, 2019.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have demonstrated experience in:

  • strategic planning and contributing to high level corporate frameworks
  • change management and strong organisational awareness
  • leadership skills and managing teams, including performance management, professional development and monitoring and reviewing performance indicators to focus on continuous improvement
  • preparing written material for a range of audiences with strong influence and negotiation skills.

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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