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/JE20021494
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 28/04/2023
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3061.docx (Word, 701KB)
Job Specification

2. VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)
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Contact: Melissa Yates
(03) 8335 8647 or

Position Details

About the role:

Victoria Police is currently advertising one (1) full-time, fixed term (until 28/04/2023), VPS-4, Project Officer position within the Road Policing Command, Road Policing Projects Division (RPPD). The project that this role will be managing is the One Member Station (OMS) In Car Video (ICV) Project.

The OMS Project was initiated to deliver ICV technology to the fleet of 96 vehicles to increase the safety of members performing single officer patrols.

The ICV systems can be used as a tool for members to use to defuse a situation when dealing with a confrontational suspect, and gives members the ability to record, store and produce audio and visual corroboration of an event. Capturing of this footage gives the member the ability to produce an unbiased and accurate representation of the event that can be used as evidence in court proceedings and complaints.

As the successful applicant you will manage a small team is all aspects of the OMS Project, including ICV business as usual activities.

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

Your duties will include:

  • Manage all aspects of assigned projects and business initiatives under limited direction, ensuring project objectives are met.
  • Monitor and report on the progress of assigned project to ensure service delivery targets and key milestones are achieved in accordance with the approved Project Plan.
  • Apply project management methodology to maintain project artefacts in relation to governance, budget, scope, schedule, risks and issues, communication and stakeholders.
  • Prepare reports, including briefing notes, project proposals, correspondence and submissions for a range of stakeholders, including Senior Management.
  • Manage VPSG3 direct report (one resource).
  • Ensure that external and internal environmental factors and relevant legislation, policies and protocols are taken into account in developing and implementing projects.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships, ongoing communication, consultation and successful negotiations with key personnel across business units, Commands and Divisions as well as other police and Government agencies.
  • Participate in divisional and departmental initiatives and programs aimed at improving service delivery or implementing new projects.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • 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.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports, maintain data and brief senior team members on the status of project issues and administrative processes.
  • The proven ability to prioritise and complete tasks to meet strict deadlines in an environment of limited supervision.
  • The 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.
  • A proven record of ethical behaviour and a demonstrated commitment to the Victoria Police Code of Ethics and Conduct and the Organisational Values.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, fixed term (until 28/04/2023) position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • This position may require intrastate travel around Victoria.
  • 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, Thursday 29 September 2022.

Please Note:
All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website or the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic). 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, please contact: Melissa Yates on (03) 8335 8647 or

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 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.

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