Senior Project Officer - Early Childhood Modular (VPSG5)

$101,120 - $122,348 yearly
  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 05 May, 2021

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 36 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20008743C

Senior Project Officer - Early Childhood Modular

(Full Time - Fixed Term 3 years)

The role sits within VSBA's Operations and Programs Branch, Delivery Division. This branch is responsible for delivering a range of state-wide building, maintenance, and compliance programs including Make Safe, Emergency Maintenance, Accessible Buildings, regulatory and compliance, Relocatable Buildings, Inclusive Schools and Modular Buildings.

The Early Childhood Modular Team, in the New Buildings Unit, oversees the delivery of relocatable and permanent modular buildings to kindergartens, early childhood centres and other community spaces.

The key accountabilities for the position include:

  • Project and program management of relocatable and permanent modular buildings
  • Contract management and procurement in line with Government guidelines
  • Negotiating with, and influencing, key stakeholders in the development and management of programs
  • Assisting with accurate project reporting based on credible, authoritative and well-evidenced advice
  • Collaborating with internal teams on implementation of programs
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with diverse stakeholders to manage risks and resolve issues impacting successful program delivery.

The ideal candidate will have a background in construction, program implementation and/or project management, with experience of managing diverse stakeholders in achieving required outcomes. The role may also be responsible for managing a small team.

To be considered for this role, candidates must respond to the Key Selection Criteria.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

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Applications close 11 May 2021