Manager Asset & Property Management

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Asset Management and Planning
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/019874B
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: On-going
Attachments: PD - Manager Asset & Property Management, 019874 (2).docx (Word, 116KB)


Contact: Jason Sharp
0408 872 242

Position Details

Manager Asset & Property Management 

  • $102,637 -$124,183 (Plus Superannuation)
  • On-going
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time  (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Group

The Creative, Sport and Visitor Economy Group works to strengthen Victoria's reputation as Australia's leading cultural, sport, racing, tourism and events destination, and ensure the best cultural and sporting experiences are accessible to everyone. Our group incorporates Creative Victoria, Sport and Recreation Victoria, Office for Women in Sport and Recreation, Office of Racing, and the Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy Branch.

Creative Victoria

Creative Victoria is the State Government body dedicated to supporting, championing and growing Victoria's creative industries - arts, culture, screen and design. Creative Victoria has responsibility for the state-owned arts and cultural agencies and reports to the Minister for Creative Industries.

The Agencies and Infrastructure Branch

The Agencies and Infrastructure Branch provides leadership and advice to state-owned cultural agencies; oversees our state-owned arts facilities and collections; and provides corporate services to Creative Victoria.

This position is part of the Infrastructure team of the Agencies and Infrastructure Branch. This team is responsible for advice and support in relation to delivery of capital and asset management projects and strategic infrastructure investment across the $2.3 billion CV Infrastructure Portfolio.

The Role:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Assets & Delivery, this position is responsible for leading the strategic implementation plan for the management of the State of Victoria's creative facilities, buildings and key creative precincts and clusters. The primary objective of this role is to manage the development of Creative Victoria's strategic implementation plan for property management and monitor and report peformance to optimise the portfolio and asset management practices.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division, involving preparation and maintenance of strategic documents and plans, liaising with arts organisations, key creative agencies, DJPR and central Government agencies

The successful applicant will demonstrate:  

  • Analytical and conceptual: Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably; uses analytical and conceptual skills to reason through issues; identifies and develops workable/appropriate solutions to problems/issues. strong attention to detail and the ability to apply concepts to project /program delivery, coupled with strong issue analysis and resolution development skills.
  • Creativity and innovation: Thinks at the big picture level; entertaining wide-ranging possibilities in developing a vision; synthesises relevant information from a range of sources to identify new ideas and ways of doing things; translates creative ideas into new policies and programs.
  • Policy skills: Formulates and communicates policy options and recommendations; ability to research; keeps up to date with cultural agencies and a broad range of contemporary issues; scans for links and potential implications of proposed policy options; understands the operation of Government and has experience with Ministerial and Cabinet briefing processes.
  • Written and verbal communication: Exemplary drafting/editing skills; conveys ideas and information in a clear way; understands and meets the needs of the target audience; comfortable with a broad range of formats (eg briefs, reports, etc) and ensures appropriate style and formats are used. Clearly understands the target audience and the objectives of the communication; Handles difficult and sensitive communications well.
  • Teamwork and relationship management: Cooperates and works well with others in pursuit of goals; establishes and maintains effective relationships internally and externally; consults and negotiates with key stakeholders; Identifies common issues and underlying needs for stakeholders and responds with innovative solutions.

For a confidential discussion, please call Jason Sharp – Senior Manager, Assets & Delivery on 0408 872 242.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description. 

How to Apply 

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight on 21 October 2021.


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