Project and Procurement Officer

Caring for our environment is a shared responsibility. Protecting Victorians, our environment, and our future from the harmful effects of pollution and waste is EPA Victoria’s responsibility. EPA Victoria works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the health and wellbeing of our communities and our environment, preserving our state’s future liveability and prosperity. EPA Victoria does this by effectively regulating our environment, applying a philosophy of prevention and improvement to drive positive future environmental change, providing community, industry, and government with a trusted voice on environmental protection. EPA is recruiting for a number of new positions following the Victorian Government’s response to the Independent Inquiry into the EPA. These new positions will help EPA meet the challenges posed by a changing climate, growing population and evolving economy
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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA2A05
Closing Date: 28-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Application Form - Project and Procurement Officer.docx (Word, 25KB)

VPS G 4.1 Project and Procurement Officer EM FINAL.pdf (PDF, 222KB)

Contact: Jamie Twidale
(03) 9695 2820

Position Details

Summary of what you’ll be doing

The Project and Procurement Officer Emergency Management Reform is to support the Emergency Management, Field Safety and Issues Team, Applied Science Group and the Reform Team.  The Project and Procurement Officer will provide support and analysis to facilitate excellent sourcing outcomes for the reform implementation, seeking value for money outcomes within the Broader Victorian Government Purchasing Board Policy Framework and the EPA Procurement process focusing on equipment needs and training requirements.

What you bring

Qualifications in project management, business, management or procurement. Broad experience in project management and/or government environments.Skills in equipment writing specification and knowledge of government procurement processes.The ability to prioritise activities effectively and experience in developing systems and procedures to guide work and track progress in a dynamic work place while maintaining focus.The ability to develop and implement operational communication and consultation strategies on specific projects.The ability to draft reports and recommendations by interpreting and analysing data.

How to Apply

You should apply online and submit:a cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role;a resume; and a completed application form. You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) listed in the Application Form. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.  If you have any queries in relation to this role, please contact Jamie Twidale, Manager Emergency Management, Field Safety and Issues and (03) 9695 2820. Applications close midnight on 28 March 2017

If you would like further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description. Please include the contact details of two referees with your application. EPA Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made. If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format such as large print, please email the Resourcing Co-ordinator at or call 1300 372 842. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are invited to contact the Resourcing Co-ordinator via email at or by calling 1300 372 842 for advice and support with your application.

All applications will be treated confidentially. EPA Victoria is an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We utilise merit-based selection. Therefore, you are not required to share personal information such as gender, age, culture etc. unless you so wish.

Please do not email your application.

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