Executive Advisor

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JE20024100
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2020
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C3071.docx (Word, 438KB)


Contact: A/Inspector - Cam Prins
(03) 8690 2831 or cameron.prins@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the role:

As the Executive Advisor you will provide timely high-level specialist and strategic advice to the Assistant Commissioner and Commander on matters of organisational significance, including emerging trends and research in the areas of intelligence and covert policing, risks, policy and legislation development and opportunities for improvement and development of Command.

You will have a strong working relationship with the Assistant Commissioner and Commander, as well as a requirement to work with Divisional Superintendents and Managers on projects and as part of the Command Leadership Team. You will also be required to work and liaise across the organisation and the national intelligence community to enhance the organisation's ability to delivery timely and effective advice.

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

Your duties will include:

  • management and delivery of projects on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner;
  • positively influencing the operational members, management colleagues, Executive Command, other government agencies and ministers to achieve strategic and operational outcomes;
  • developing briefing reports in respect to highly complex, sensitive and confidential issues, including making recommendations and determining solutions that provide options for decision making;
  • ongoing stakeholder engagement and representing the Assistant Commissioner at internal and external meetings.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • strong communication and stakeholder management skills;
  • ability to research, analyse and compile information for the purpose of presenting reports and recommendations;
  • capability to work both autonomously and collaboratively;
  • innovative approach when it comes to providing solutions and advice on issues;
  • excellent self-management skills, initiative and ability to deliver timely and high-quality outputs;
  • strong understanding of the importance of confidentiality and police values.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Position is located at the Victoria Police Complex, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Sunday 4 October 2020

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Job Skills Exchange (JSE) website.

Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

For further information on this role please contact: A/Inspector Cam Prins on (03) 8690 2831 or via email cameron.prins@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 is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

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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