Project Officer (Water Market Reform)
• Contribute to Water for Victoria actions to further develop the water markets in Victoria
• Work within the Grid Oversight and Market Reform team
• Location: East Melbourne, VIC The Water and Catchment Group, in partnership with water corporations and catchment management authorities, is responsible for effectively managing Victoria’s water resources to meet future urban, rural and environmental needs.
We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
The Project Officer, Water Market Reform will be responsible for contributing to Water for Victoria actions to further develop water markets in south central Victoria and other parts of the state, and also support the delivery of projects related to Water Market Reform with limited direction. You will also support the provision of timely and professional advice to internal and external stakeholders on specific issues associated with Water Market Reform.
This role requires you to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other parts of the Department, Water Corporations and other key stakeholders, whilst preparing reports and briefing material on complex policy studies.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated project management and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to plan and organise objectives and priorities clearly. An appropriate tertiary qualification in natural resource management, economics, science, engineering or other relevant disciplines is highly desirable.
This is a fixed term position available for a period of 2 years.
To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description.
Applications close at midnight Monday, 15 October 2018.
To apply online and for further information on position description and selection criteria visit www.careers.vic.gov.au.