Program Manager Regulatory Policies

About EPA Victoria (EPA)

EPA works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the environment & human health by preventing & reducing pollution & waste.

EPA sets & enforces environmental standards & strives to achieve clean air, healthy waterways, safe land & minimal disturbances from noise & odour for Victorians.

EPA is Victoria's trusted voice on environmental protection for community, industry & Government.

We are recruiting for roles 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 & evolving economy.

At EPA you can make a real difference to your career, work-life balance, future & most importantly, our environment.

Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA601465
Closing Date: 22-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $141,102
Job Duration: 31 December 2020
Attachments: EPA601465 Program Manager Regulatory Policies VPS6.1 PD.docx (Word, 262KB)

EPA601465 Program Manager Regulatory Policies VPS6.1 PD.pdf (PDF, 195KB)

Contact: Lisa Dixon, Program Manager Operational Reform

Position Details

Position Title

Program Manager Regulatory Policies

About the Role:

  • Exciting opportunity to be an integral part of shaping the future direction of EPA's regulatory practice at Victoria's leading environmental regulator.
  • Lead and manage the development of key regulatory policies to reposition the business under EPA's new legislative framework.
  • Build and maintain stakeholder liaison and collaboration to harness commitment and a partnership approach to achieve transformation outcomes.

To be Successful in this Role:

  • Proven experience in leading the development and delivery of programs and/or projects that that drive change in a regulatory environment.
  • Experience in delivering integrated outcomes, while navigating through ambiguity and competing demands for organisational expertise.
  • Innovative and systems-based thinking to identify and design effective solutions, ensuring that key dependencies and relationships are recognised.
  • Experience in coordination across multidisciplinary issues and regulatory requirements, preferably in a government setting.
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering projects within tight timelines, budget and to a high standard.

How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services and should submit: 

  • Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role
  • Resume including contact details of two referees

 Applications close midnight on Monday 22 July 2019

For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Lisa Dixon, Program Manager Operational Reform on 0412425164.

All prospective employees are required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required.

EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force.

If you require advice and support with the application process please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842.

EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to similar roles within a 12 month period.

Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered. 

For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit

From here...