Project Officer (Water Market Reform)

Melbourne, , AU

• Stakeholder management 

• Support the development of water markets in Victoria and improving trading rules 

• Excellent communication skills 

This position provides an excellent opportunity to support the development of water markets in Victoria and improving trading rules for water markets across the state

Position Details

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 Policy Officer will contribute to the development and enhancement of Victoria’s water market as part of government commitments outlined in its new long-term direction for managing Victoria’s water resources, Water for Victoria. Lead and provide specialist advice on the reform and development of water markets in western Victoria based on an understanding of current water market foundations within both urban and rural systems and existing water entitlements.

The position will require self-motivated and a creative thinker with high level conceptual and analytical skills, capable of tackling complex issues. Your flexibility, team-focused approach and excellent communication skills enable you to effectively work with others. An appropriate tertiary qualification in economics, engineering, science, natural resource management, or equivalent. An understanding of Victorian water resource management is desirable.

This is a fixed term – flexible position for a period until June 2020

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 Sunday, on 22 April 2018.