Project Officer (Vpsg3) - K-708

Project Officer (Vpsg3) - K-708

19 Apr
Department Of Jobs, Precincts And Regions

19 Apr

Department Of Jobs, Precincts And Regions


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.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Project Support Officer

$70,791 - $85,956 (Plus Superannuation)

Fixed Term / until 31 December 2021

Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)

Usual work location: 121 Exhibition St, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position of Project Officer forms a part of the Small Business Victoria branch within Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement Group. Small Business Victoria supports the Minister for Small Business with well researched, relevant and timely information and advice to underpin key government decision making. The branch delivers policies and services that lead to profitable, growing and exporting Victorian small businesses able to create new jobs, including self-employment.

This role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to be a part of the Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring (BRRM) project, which delivers mentoring services to small businesses in Victoria, a COVID-19 response initiative. The Project Officer will support the Project Manager and delivery of BRRM. This position is required to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders including team members, government departments and teams, and provider(s).

Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Project Officer will have the opportunity to lead component pieces of work to contribute to the overall success of the project.

To be successful in this role, you will need attention to detail, sound project administration, delivery, and communication skills.

The key accountabilities of the role will include:

Support the Project Manager in the delivery of projects that contribute to Departmental objectives and policies.

Undertake a variety of project support activities including preparation and coordination of project documents including meeting papers and coordinate the review and approval of deliverables; and comply with project governance processes.

Establish and maintain effective working and information exchange relationships with other areas of the Department and colleagues. Note, this role does not interact directly with businesses.

Support the Project Manager to manage the project's SharePoint site, including managing the various document libraries, and administering permissions and access levels, and maintaining accurate records.

Prepare clear and concise emails, memoranda, correspondence, and other documentation as required to a high standard.

Support the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives across team, branch, and division.

For a confidential discussion, please call Ha Du – Project Manager, Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring (BRRM) on 0411 113 172.

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 responses to two questions as listed on the application form.

Applications close at midnight on 3 May 2021.

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