Portfolio Officer

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DOT/IT/1650539
Closing Date: 16-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 80001277_Portfolio Officer_VPS4.pdf (PDF, 765KB)
Job Specification

Contact: John Mavroulis

Position Details

Portfolio Officer 

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS4 $90.067- $102,192 per annum excluding superannuation
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type:  Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD

About the Opportunity

The role of the Portfolio Officer will provide support (capture and collate data, administration and secretariat support services) for the development and operation of the required frameworks, resources and processes, to enable portfolio financial management, effective administration and delivery of the Department's IT roadmap.

 About You

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Data Literacy: Considers data sources, collection, and structure impacts in the delivery of data analysis. Generates descriptive statistics and relevant data visualisation leading to decisions under the guidance from subject matter experts.
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Seeks resolution of problems through policy or process guidelines; Otherwise seeks guidance by providing information and ideas relevant towards resolution of problem.
  • Expertise in strategic planning and budget formulation cycle, budget forecasting and technical processes.
  • Knowledge in financial and operational data analysis through extraction, filtering, and collation from specified information sources.


  • Relevant experience in a high value portfolio office in a large complex corporate or government environment.
  • Basic understanding of financial management.

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life. We are focused on providing a workplace environment that is rewarding, enjoyable, healthy and productive for all employees, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable.

More information is available in the Position Description.

 How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter briefly addressing the Key Selection Criteria found in the position description

Applications closes at 11.59pm on 16 August 2022

For any queries regarding this opportunity, please contact  John Mavroulis, Manager Portfolio Performance and Optimisation via email at john.mavroulis@roads.vic.gov.au

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence. 

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