Senior Project Officer – Procurement & Projects

November 10, 2021

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Job Location: Melbourne
Employer: Department of Environment, Land, Water And Planning
Full time

The Senior Project Officer – Procurement & Projects will lead delivery of high-quality procurement function across projects, programs, and initiatives, by developing and implementing strategic procurement projects to meet project timelines and to required standards in the Logistics Unit within the Capability and Logistics Branch.

The purpose of this role is to lead service excellence in delivering procurement projects, tender documentation, specifications, via the following project management activities; Planning and Defining Scope, Activity Planning and Sequencing, Resource Planning, Developing Schedules, Time Estimating, Cost Estimating, Developing a Budget, Documentation, Creating Charts and Schedules, Risk Analysis, Team Leadership, Strategic Influencing and Working with Vendors to support a high performing culture.

The project management function will be across projects, programs and initiatives, by developing and implementing strategic procurement projects to meet project timelines and to required standards in the Logistics Unit within the Capability and Logistics Branch.

The role will work across the Infrastructure & Resources Division and Forests and Fire Operations teams to ensure the consistent, integrated and efficient delivery of procurement and project management services across the Forest, Fire and Regions group (FFRG).  The Forest Fire and Region Group plays a critical role in the delivery of land and natural resource management for Victorians and protection against and management of fires and emergencies.

You will be an active member of the Logistics Unit leadership team, contributing to the delivery of group and departmental priorities, building an inclusive and high performing workforce that is customer focused, collaborative, professional and engaged.

The Group’s management is committed to developing and promoting an organization that is flexible, agile and innovative. They give staff the tools, development opportunities and responsibility to deliver to high standards and continually improve.

The department cares for the safety and wellbeing of its employees, supports work life balance and champions diversity.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in public sector procurement and project management is desirable.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 1 year.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 24 November 2021.

Other relevant information:

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

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

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.


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

 

 

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