Local recruitment: Senior Project Officer 

Victoria Government

Melbourne VIC, Australia 🇦🇺

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



David Bomford | (03) 8508 0573 OR david.bomford@delwp.vic.gov.au

Job attachments:

PD – 50927605 VPSG5 Senior Project Officer.docx

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $106,534 – $128,897

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/50927605/

New year, new opportunity!

Are you seeking a rewarding role where you can contribute to the effective management of Victoria’s water resources to meet future urban, rural, and environmental needs? If so, read on.

The Senior Project Officer supports the Portfolio Compliance and Operations team in ensuring the ongoing effective governance and compliance of Victoria’s Water Portfolio entities. Building and sustaining strong working relationships with industry stakeholders within DEECA and across government, as well as within the Water Portfolio entities, will be essential to the successful implementation of best practice compliance monitoring and reporting.

This position oversees and manages project delivery and coordination activities for Victorian water entities including strategic assessments, corporate reporting framework, and periodic performance reports. Additionally, this position includes high level strategic advice, supporting research and analysis on the performance of Victoria’s water entities.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification (or working towards a qualification) in accounting, business, finance, economics, business administration or equivalent (desirable). 
  • A sound understanding of and experience in the public sector, including knowledge and experience with the structure of government and decision-making processes (desirable).
  • Demonstrated understanding of Victorian water frameworks (desirable).

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 03 March 2024.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au




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