Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit

The Victorian Public Sector Commission plays a key role in stewardship of the public sector. It works to strengthen the efficiency, effectiveness and capability of the public sector and maintain, and advocate for, public sector professionalism and integrity. Join the Victorian Public Sector Commission and become a valued member of this innovative and high performing team. Your contribution will help shape and lead strategic government directions across Victoria.
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Department: Victorian Public Sector Commission
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SSA/WPD/1286547
Closing Date: 31-Jul-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: Position Description Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit.pdf (PDF, 374KB)
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Contact: Mason Atkinson
03 9651 5423

Position Details

Senior Adviser, Aboriginal Employment Unit

Do you want to be involved in meaningful work that will create positive changes in Aboriginal employment within the Victorian public sector?  Are you looking for a fresh challenge involving the implementation of new and innovative programs?

The Aboriginal Employment Unit (AEU) at the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) is working on the implementation of Barring Djinang, a new 5-year Aboriginal Employment Strategy for the Victorian public sector.  As a member of the AEU, you will be given the task of taking a number of programs from their existing concept through to their implementation and ongoing delivery. 

Ideally, you will be tertiary qualified in Organisation Development or Human Resources Development , and have strong  experience in program implementation.  A proven track record of building solid working relationships with internal and external partners, including government agencies and Aboriginal community organisations would be advantageous.

As this is an identified role, applications from Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged. 

For more information, or to obtain a position description, please contact Mason Atkinson, Manager Aboriginal Employment Unit on (03) 9651 5423, or at

How to apply:

Applications including a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria along with your resume, outlining your skills, knowledge and qualities that will make you a success within the VPSC are to be submitted online by selecting the ‘Apply Now” button.

Applications close at 23:59 on Monday 31 July 2017

Other relevant information:

A comprehensive position description is attached. For further information regarding the Victorian Public Sector Commission, please visit our website at

For enquiries regarding the position please phone the contact on the position description. If you experience difficulties in applying online, please contact HR Shared Services on 1800 039 411.

The Commission values the contribution of all employees and fair and equitable treatment of all people is integral to all activities. As such, the Commission offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Employment of successful candidates may be subject to a National Police Check.

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