The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.

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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/D01745
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Manager VPS6.docx (Word, 47KB)

Contact: Chris Archer
9651 1127

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a VPS6 on a 12-month fixed term basis in the Economic Policy Group.

Economic Policy Group provides advice on macroeconomic conditions and policy, regulation reform and environment, planning and resourcing policy to improve Victoria's prosperity. The Regulator Effectiveness Secretariat provides advice supporting the Inquiry into the Effectiveness of Victorian Regulators, which will report to the Government no later than September 2020.

As a Manager in the Secretariat, you will
• analyse economic, financial and/or public policy issues, with a focus on regulator effectiveness, with an ability to take a lead role on issues and projects;
• undertake quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, both as independent discrete work, and in contribution to broader team projects;
• prepare timely, accurate and authoritative briefings on Inquiry issues for senior management and government;
• make contributions to reports, reviews and publications;
• communicate and consult in an effective and influential manner with internal and external stakeholders; and
• lead in the project delivery as senior manager including in planning and decision making to support the Inquiry.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate
• high level analytical, research, and quantitative skills, with a strong understanding of major economic and social trends and policy directions;
• demonstrated ability to analyse complex datasets, including quantitative calculations and/or modelling to identify issues and to assess the financial implications of policy ideas;
• proven ability to lead major pieces of work and provide strategic and influential advice to senior management or government on key policy issues;
• strong people leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to lead or contribute to high performing teams in a fast-paced environment;
• excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey complex issues persuasively and effectively. Ability to work collaboratively or on a self-directed basis;
• ability to identify, build and maintain strong networks and relationships with stakeholders to achieve team work objectives;
• tertiary qualifications in economics, public policy, econometrics, commerce, statistics, law or a related field are required.

To discuss this role further, please contact Ms Chris Archer, phone 9651 1127.

For more information on the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description [attached].

How to apply
If you are interested in this role, head to Jobs at DTF and select the ‘Apply Now button'. Please provide a copy of your CV and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Application close 27 August 2019.

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