Senior Project Officer, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s vision is to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 51 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction. For more information Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. 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: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC2387C
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: until 31/12/2018
Attachments: MC2387 - Senior Project Offficer PD.doc (Word, 103KB)

Candidate Application Form - MC2387 Senior Project Officer.doc (Word, 81KB)

Contact: Glenn Rutter
(03) 9032 0794

Position Details

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is seeking a  highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join the Court Support Services (CSS) project team.

Within the Magistrates' Court, Specialist Courts and Court Support Services include the Assessment and Referral Court (ARC) List, the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP), CREDIT/Bail Support Program, Criminal Justice Diversion Program, Drug Court of Victoria, Enforcement Review Program, Family Violence Programs and Initiatives, the Koori Court and the Koori Liaison Officer Program as well as other services.

These initiatives aim to improve the court's responsiveness to Victoria's diverse and growing community, and to improve outcomes for people presenting at court.

The Senior Project Officer is responsible for undertaking procurement processes, negotiation and monitoring of service level agreements and contracts with external providers, preparation of briefings and discussion papers, management of projects and development of Expenditure Review Sub-Committee (ERSC) bids.

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 Glenn Rutter on (03) 9032 0794.

Applications close Sunday 26 November 2017.


Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs.  The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 

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