Project Officer

As the successful applicant you will be part of North West Metro Region which has over 3806 operational police, 360 Victorian Public Service employees which include 118 Police Custody Officers. North West Metro Region is at the forefront of the delivery of policing services to a large, diverse and challenging segment of the Victorian Community.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20044644
Closing Date: 03-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Application Form VPS 4 Analyst Project Co Ord.docx (Word, 628KB)
Self Assessment

C3061.docx (Word, 580KB)

Contact: Maria Frame
(03) 8335 6851

Position Details

Position title: Business Project Co-ordinator  

Position number: 20044644

Classification: VPS4 


About the role:  

An exciting opportunity exists for a Business Project Officer on an ongoing basis in North West Metro Region. We are the largest, busiest, most dynamic region in Victoria providing policing services to the people of Melbourne and surrounds. The Business Project Officer role is attached to the Regional Business Service Division, which is primarily focussed on the provision of high-level strategic resource management advice and business and administrative services, including business and strategic planning, human resource management.  

The role requires a dynamic individual who can adapt to changing environments, is experienced with agile practices, and has experience managing competing priorities to deliver timely and fit-for-purpose outcomes.  

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and support flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:  

  • Manage all aspects of assigned projects and business initiatives under limited direction, ensuring project objectives are met.  Ensure service delivery targets and key milestones are achieved in accordance with the approved Project Plan.
  • Prepare reports, including analysis papers, briefing notes, project proposals, correspondence, and submissions for a range of stakeholders, including Unit/Portfolio Managers and Senior Management. 
  • Apply project management methodology to maintain project artefacts in relation to governance, budget, scope, schedule, risks and issues, communication, and stakeholders.
  • Undertake research and statistical analysis using modelling techniques on the effectiveness and efficiency of specific business drivers and practices. 
  • Travel around the Region for research and collation of information on various projects as required. (Vehicle provided).
  • Participate in divisional and departmental initiatives and programs aimed at improving service delivery or implementing new policies.

As the successful applicant, you will have:  

  • Strong written communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports, maintain data and brief senior team members on the status of project issues and administrative processes.
  • Proven project management skills with the capacity to achieve meaningful goals and undertake competing priorities within a dynamic environment whilst maintaining attention to details at all times.
  • Ability to conduct research and a capacity to effectively manage planning and reporting arrangements to meet specified timelines.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and complete tasks to meet strict deadlines in an environment of limited supervision.
  • Proven ability to monitor client and stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage stakeholder issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the Region/Department/Command.

Requirements and relevant information: 

  • One (1) full time, ongoing position available.
  • Position is located at the Victoria Police Centre (VPC), 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.  While this position will have a nominated usual place of work, the position may be required to work at other locations, in accordance with the provisions of the relevant Victorian Public Service Agreement.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or Visa.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume 
  • Completed Application Form - the form is attached as a word document to this advertisement.  Complete form, answer questions and attach form to your submission.  Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 3rd December 2023

Please Note:All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms: The Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Job Skills Exchange (JSE) website. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information on this role please contact: Maria Frame on (03) 8335 6851 or via email If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact North West Metro Business Services via email NWMETRO-ESTABLISHMENT& or call us on (03) 8335 6955.

About Us: 

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.


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