Senior Project Officer

Job Details
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JE20032190
Closing Date: 18-Apr-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 442KB)

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 629KB)

Contact: Michael Wood
0400 135 343 or

Position Details

About the role:

Reporting to the Manager Fleet Branch, Victoria Police is seeking an experienced senior project officer to manage and guide our Fleet Strategy and Innovation Unit. You will lead a team of project officers and take ownership of key strategic deliverables, working closely with internal and external stakeholders, vendors, and clients to achieve goals benefitting the Victorian community.

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

Your duties will include:

  • Use visionary thinking to guide fleet uplift projects from conception to delivery, shaping the future of fleet delivery and utilisation.
  • Remain up to date with industry-leading practices, methodologies, and products with continuous improvement of Victoria Police fleet in mind.
  • Prepare and deliver reports and recommendations to senior executive in relation to fleet project deliverables.
  • Manage direct reports, and guide collaborative projects according to the wider strategic direction of the Operational Infrastructure Department.
  • Fostering collaborative engagement with other Fleet Branch work units.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team, especially in the achievement of common objectives.
  • Demonstrated project management experience in the timely delivery of products to a dynamic customer base.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical information in easy-to-understand language.
  • A strong commitment to supporting the Operational Infrastructure Department 2022 – 2026 Strategy by actively driving the customer centric, innovative, and collaborative goals, continuously finding new ways to improve our service.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

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, 18 April 2024.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. 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: Michael Wood on 0400 135 343 or

We welcome applications from people with disability. 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 8082.

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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