Portfolio/Projects Manager

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/JE20042595
Closing Date: 27-Jun-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Until 31/12/2024
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C3092 20042595.docx (Word, 577KB)


2. Application Form - 20042595.docx (Word, 627KB)


Contact: Superintendent John Mennen
(03) 8903 5328 or john.mennen@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to lead a team in the design, development and delivery of an organisational priority project responding to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (RCMPI).  This project focuses on development of the training strategy for Victoria Police members regarding their disclosure responsibilities and obligations.

This is a high profile and complex project that requires the ability to develop, manage and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. You'll be working closely with various projects across the organisation, along with sworn members and senior management. You'll report to the Superintendent, Specialist Programs Division and lead a team of learning designers and instructors, providing leadership and coaching to ensure the project is delivering a quality product and achieving project outcomes.

This role requires strong project management experience, including the ability to manage and monitor the project budget and work within project constraints. This role will require the ability to manage project dependencies and issues and mitigate project risks. You will be a skilled people manager and communicator, and the ability to meet milestones and deadlines in accordance with the project schedule.

The position is located at the  work from the Victoria Police Academy however there will be an expectation that you will attend Victoria Police sites across the state. You will have access to a work vehicle for all work related travel.

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

  • Leading the project team, providing advice and supporting team members
  • Development and implementation of the project plan and project schedule
  • Develop and implement the project communication strategy
  • Manage, monitor and report on project budget
  • Contribute to high level strategic planning and decision making
  • Report on project status and performance

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Experience in leading and managing a project team
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Work collaboratively with senior and project managers across the organisation 
  • Experience in adult learning design preferred but not essential

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x Full time fixed term position until 31/12/2024
  • Position will be located at the Victoria Police Academy, Glen Waverley with regional travel required.
  • 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, Monday 27 June 2022.

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 on this role please contact: Superintendent John Mennen on (03) 8903 5328 or via email john.mennen@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 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.

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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