Project Officer

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.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please contact the contact person listed on this advertisement.

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.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ9224
Closing Date: 31-May-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DJ9224 Project Officer - PD.doc (Word, 857KB)

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

Contact: Susan Tomlinson on (03) 9947 1763

Position Details

About us

Fines Victoria (FV) is responsible for the collection and enforcement of legal debt in Victoria. The fines reform model allows for the easier, fairer and simpler collection and enforcement of legal debts and make clear to people who seek to avoid their responsibilities that payment of legal debts is an obligation, not an option.

About the role

As the Project Officer, you will support the development, implementation and integration of policies, programs and services relevant to Fines Victoria. In the role, you will:

  • contribute to the full life cycle of projects to meet business objectives
  • assist in research, analysis and implementation of projects based on defined outcomes and outputs
  • contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of projects to ensure objectives are met
  • undertake research, collection of statistical information, analysis and preparation of reports
  • establish and maintain monitoring systems to track and review projects and activities
  • provide support with administration tasks.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • demonstrated experience in the delivery of projects for an operational area
  • understanding of project management principles
  • excellent problem solving skills and strong attention to detail
  • the ability to build and maintain relationships and as well as be able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders.

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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