Senior Project Officer, Jurisdiction Services

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is an independent statutory body that provides administrative services and facilities to support Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. Within CSV, Jurisdiction Services provides a range of specialist support services to jurisdictions, the Judicial College, and the Judicial Commission including information technology, human resources, finance, asset and facilities management, major projects and compliance. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JS0199
Closing Date: 28-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: until 30/06/2021
Attachments: JS0199- Position Description.docx (Word, 59KB)


JS0199- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 105KB)


Contact: Shannon Mier
(03) 9032 0888 or 0447 608 772

Position Details

Each year the Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) and Children's Court of Victoria (ChCV) manage over 350,000 cases. The court IT systems are outdated, some of which are 30 years old, and no longer meet service expectations or handle the growing community demand. The 2017/18 State Budget provided significant investment to Court Services Victoria for a modern case management system for the two courts, as part of the whole of government response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence.  

The CMS Project aims to design and implement a contemporary CMS for MCV and ChCV that supports the ongoing growth of cases, is a one point of entry for all cases in these two courts, and streamlines data capture, business processes and the exchange of information both within the courts and with external parties.

The Senior Project Officer will play a crucial role within the project team and will be critical to the development and growth of the project controls function in the Project Office. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to put their technical project management skill set to excellent use by building strong control processes and assisting project stream leads to develop strong, high quality products (schedules, plans, registers etc) that will ensure the effective day-to-day management of the project.

This is a really exciting opportunity to be part of a great team, to help shape the CMS project from the early stages and be involved in improving the Victorian justice system for the wider community. 

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume       

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Shannon Mier on (03) 9032 0888 or 0447 608 772.

Applications close Monday 28 May 2018 


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