Manager, Committee Secretariat

Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) is a statutory entity and is part of the Department of Justice & Regulation. EMV has responsibility for coordinating Victoria’s emergency management sector in working together for better community outcomes before, during and after emergencies. We do this under the auspices of our vision of ‘safer and more resilient communities’.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EMV057A
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: Until 18 May 2018
Attachments: Position Description [EMV057] - Manager, Committee Secretariat VPSG6 FxdT May 2018.doc (Word, 861KB)

Contact: Heather Ridley, General Manager, Strategic
Planning and Performance - (03) 8685 1340

Position Details

Manager, Committee Secretariat

  • A role with broad reaching impact
  • Challenging and engaging role
  • VPSG6, Full-time, Fixed Term until 18 May 2018

The Manager, Committee Secretariat manages a small team providing high quality support to the State Crisis and Resilience Council (SCRC) and Government.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Responsible for the provision of highly specialist, efficient and effective secretariat support to the SCRC Sub Committees and key EMV committees, in close collaboration with the Chairs
  • Routinely provide expert strategic advice to the Sub Committee and their Chairs, EMV Executive and Leadership and wider key stakeholders.
  • In consultation with the Manager Strategy and Performance and Manager Investment Planning and Development, contribute to the development of work programs for the Committees generated from the Strategic Action Plan
  • Support and assist the General Manager, Strategy Planning and Performance in the provision of strategic policy advice to the Director Strategy and Investment, Senior Executives and the Minister for Police and Emergency Services on time critical multi-agency issues, including projects dealing with Whole of Government matters


To be successful you will have:

  • Strong stakeholder management experience with a broad range of external and internal stakeholders;
  • Ability to maintain focus and energy in periods of high intensity and pressure;
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills which enable the achievement of shared outcomes.

How to Apply:

Please click the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of this advertisement.  Applications should include a resume and covering letter briefly outlining your skills and experience. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Heather Ridley, General Manager, Strategic Planning and Performance on (03) 8685 1340.

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.

Application close midnight on Sunday 22 October 2017.

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