Project Officer

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EE20042785
Closing Date: 29-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 30 June 2025
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3061 - Project Officer.docx (Word, 583KB)
Job Specification

2. Application form.docx (Word, 633KB)
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Contact: Chris Hansen
8335 5911

Position Details

About the role:

  • VPSG4 range $90,067 - $102,192 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) fulltime, fixed term until 30 June 2025
  • Working within the Conducted Energy Device Project, Property Division located at the Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.

The Conducted Energy Device (CED) Project, within the Transit & Public Safety Command is responsible for equipping frontline police and Protective Service Officers (PSOs) with CEDs through a state-wide deployment over a five-year period.

Within the CED Project, is the Infrastructure Project Team. This team works within the Property Division of Victoria Police and plans, builds and maintains police stations, buildings and facilities throughout Victoria. The Property Division is part of the Operational Infrastructure Department which also provides fleet management and warehousing functions for uniform and equipment.

The Infrastructure Project Team is seeking one experienced Project Officer to support a program of infrastructure works to facilitate the rollout of CEDs in police stations and facilities across Victoria.

The role reports directly to the CED Infrastructure Program Manager, in the Property Division, working with executive and operational level stakeholders within police, across local, state and commonwealth government and with key delivery partners.

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

Your duties will include:

  • Support the development of a project plan to ensure infrastructure works are completed to the required quality and on time to enable the broader CED program rollout schedule
  • Procurement and contract management of consultants and contractors required to deliver the infrastructure works
  • Engagement with key internal and external stakeholders including clients, colleagues and peers, project managers and other State government agencies
  • Assessment of the current state of facilities to determine the scope of works required to safely, effectively and efficiently accommodate the new CED's
  • Collaboration within the infrastructure program and across the broader CED program including other work streams
  • Supporting the design of an infrastructure solution that meets the broader program objectives, and ensures an efficient, effective, safe and secure integrated solution
  • Scheduling infrastructure works to meet the schedule for the broader CED program, highest safety standards and ensure minimal disruption for site occupants

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Relevant experience delivering projects/programs of work on time, on budget and to the required quality
  • Experience in effectively engaging key stakeholders and collaborating with leaders of the programs' other streams of work
  • Ability to identify project related risks and provide advice to effectively mitigate them
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience supporting 24x7 operations

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, fixed term until 30 June 2025 position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands, with occasional work required on other police facilities.
  • 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.
  • In accordance with the Acting Chief Health Officer's Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated (this includes a booster vaccination) and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement. 

Applications close midnight, Wednesday, 29 June 2022.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. 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: Chris Hansen on 8335 5911 or via email: chris.a.hansen@police.vic.gov.au

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 VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

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.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps


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