Examples Of Selection Criteria

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Senior Project Manager?

REFERENCE NO:                     2009/121
SALARY PACKAGE: $114,100 pa.  Package includes salary ($100,421 – $104,679 pa), employer’s contribution to superannuation and   annual leave loading.
LOCATION: Baulkham Hills
JOB STATUS: Permanent Full-Time or Temporary Full-Time
JOB NOTES: Permanent or Temporary Full-Time under Section 19, 24, 27 or 86 of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 for period up to (12) months. An eligibility list may be created for future permanent or temporary vacancies within the Sydney Metropolitan area.
Manage the delivery of a portfolio/program of significant building/construction projects so that the projects meet time, cost, quality, value, environmental and OHS&R requirements of the Clients, Community and Government.
·         Extensive project/program management experience with high level skills in stakeholder, consultant and contract management gained in the building and construction industry and covering all aspects of project delivery.
·         High level of experience in management of project pre-construction processes including concept development and management of design and documentation.
·         Excellent skills in client relationship management, including excellent communication skills and capacity to negotiate, influence and deal effectively with client representatives at all levels.
·         Demonstrated high level of leadership and team management in a commercial environment with proven ability to drive and implement change.
·         Thorough knowledge of risk management techniques, asset management, quality management & procurement management strategies & demonstrated commitment to managing OH&S and environmental issues on projects in accordance with legislative requirements.
·         High level experience in project/program planning, budgeting, job cost control, financial management and reporting with a high level of computer literacy.
·         Appropriate Degree or trade and post-trade qualifications and/or equivalent relevant experience in Project Management, Architecture, Building/Construction.
·         Current Driver’s licence and willingness to drive and a Construction OHS General Induction Certificate (green card) or willingness to obtain before commencing work.

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REFERENCE NO:                   2009/170
SALARY PACKAGE: $104,153 pa.  Package includes salary ($85,650 – $94,384 pa), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
JOB STATUS: Temporary Full-Time
JOB NOTES: Temporary Full-Time under Section 24, 29 or 86 of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 for a period up to 19 months.
The position will provide professional, quality system training and change management programs for the Government Licensing Service systems to assist clients’ successful engagement with implementation.
  • A complete knowledge of contemporary adult learning principles and their application within a Government commercial environment as well as knowledge of planning course structure and content to achieve operational objectives.
  • Advanced training module development and presentation skills within the complex environment of a large commercial database.
  • High level interpersonal and liaison skills to facilitate the exchange of information across a compact, professional business unit.
  • High level analytical, strategic planning, problem solving, interpretive, decision-making and advocacy skills.
  • Extensive experience in adult education, developing and delivering training development programs within an IT area.
  • Experience in the use and training of licensing systems.
  • Experience in learning and teaching business processes and transactional systems.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or relevant industry experience.

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Title: Statutory Appointments Project Officer
Classification: VPS Grade – 3
Division: Business & Corporate Services Group / Office of the General Counsel
Tenure: Fixed Term – 12 months
FTE: 1.0 (full time)
Salary Range: $51,179 to $62,140 + superannuation


Role Statement for the Position

The key role of the Statutory Appointments Project Officer is to oversee the appointment processes for DPI’s boards and committees and ensure that the whole of Government and DPI requirements are met in a consistent and timely manner.

Responsibilities of the position include:  undertaking probity checks for candidates being considered for appointment and, after the responsible division has obtained Ministerial approval for the proposed appointments, assist Divisions to prepare necessary appointment documentation, including Cabinet submissions, Governor in Council papers and instruments of appointment as applicable; maintain the DPI appointments databases and providing regular and ad hoc reports on appointment related issues; work across DPI’s business units to ensure that appropriate and timely arrangements are put in place to ensure that appointments to DPI’s boards and committees are managed within Whole of Victorian Government requirements; responsible for the coordination of the tabling in Parliament of annual reports prepared by the relevant boards and committees.

  1. Under supervision, prepare appointment documents and general information for statutory appointments, coordinate the approval of these documents within tight timeframes and keep stakeholders, including senior managers, informed of the approval process.
  2. Interpret Government procedure documents and legislation and provide advice on their application to particular appointments or issues in the administration of statutory appointments to the Ministers, Secretary, the Department, Central Agencies and/or boards and committees.
  3. Maintain the Government’s databases of board members and other information related to statutory appointments and produce current status reports and other relevant documentation as required.
  4. Effectively manage the administrative aspects of support for boards and committees including updating the Department’s procedures as required.
  5. Coordinate the preparation, collection and tabling of annual reports within short time frames.
  6. Adopt and apply OHS policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.

Desirable Qualifications

An appropriate tertiary qualification preferably with a public administration or a human resources focus is desirable, but not mandatory.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Proficiency in interpreting, and providing advice on, Government procedures including the capacity to assess submissions and provide effective feedback to internal and external stakeholders.
  2. Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communication skills with a capacity to provide advice to internal and external clients at all levels, both verbally and in writing.
  3. Ability to manage projects including managing several pieces of work simultaneously.
  4. Experience in providing accurate, timely verbal and written information to a variety of clients and effectively responding to client feedback by using information systems.
  5. Demonstrated ability in developing and utilising management information systems to pro-actively manage projects and report on progress.
  6. Well developed and accurate keyboard skills and high level of skill in the computer packages currently used by the Department including Lotus Notes and Microsoft Office programs.

Other Relevant Information

  • To support DPI’s commitment to its Environmental Management System, DPI employees are expected to act in an environmentally responsible manner at all times.
    • DPI employees may be required to assist with fire fighting and other emergency responses.
    • The Department values diversity, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively encourages applications from Indigenous Australians and people with a disability.
    • The successful applicant will be employed pursuant to the Victorian Public Service Agreement 2006.
    • Recipients of VPS voluntary departure packages should note that re-employment restrictions apply.
    • The successful applicant will be subject to a probation period of 3 months (if external to the VPS).

Specific Health & Safety Requirements

DPI is committed to protecting the health, safety and well being of its employees.  To achieve this, DPI strives to ensure that employees are not permitted to undertake work for which they are not suited and to take appropriate measures to allow work to be done in a manner which will not put any person at risk related to their health and safety.  The following information is provided to identify health and safety issues specific to this role.

  • Sitting for lengthy periods.
  • Sedentary desk work.
  • Lengthy periods of computer work.
  • Demands associated with supporting high level management
  • Demanding deadlines

The preferred candidate will be required to complete a Pre-existing Injury Declaration relating to the job requirements prior to commencement.

DPI Values and Behaviours

At DPI, our values and their associated behaviours represent how we operate as a department and work together.  By way of example our values and behaviours influence how we work within teams, how we engage with our stakeholders and how we plan as a Department.

The DPI values are:

Make a differenceStrive to achieve outcomes which make a difference;Plan how best to achieve those outcomes;Measure our impact;

Apply learning from evaluations to future actions.

Work togetherDemonstrate effective team behaviours;Collaborate across and outside DPI to achieve desired outcomes;Value the contribution of teams as a whole.
Respect othersTreat others as we would like to be treated;Make intelligent use of the range of knowledge and skills held by others;Apply work practices equitably to all our people. Be open Listen to and consider our people’s views;Provide accurate and objective information;Use plain clear language.
Lead with purposeHelp people get the job done;Set an example by our actions;Provide a clear direction for the people we lead. Focus on safetyBe aware of safety requirements, potential hazards and procedures in the work area;Take action to minimise or eliminate hazards;Be mindful of health and safety risks in all decision making.


DPI collects personal information in accordance with the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000.  Information provided by you in support of your application will only be used in consideration of this vacancy.  To protect your privacy all documentation provided by you will be destroyed at the conclusion of the recruitment process.

Submission of Applications

Applications for this position via the Blue Bulletin for Affected staff close on 30 October 2009.

Please apply on-line addressing Key Selection Criteria at www.careers.vic.gov.au and refer to reference number

DPI Staff should apply on-line via PrimarySource (Employee Information, DPI Current Job Vacancies).

For further information or if you are having difficulty in applying for this position on-line please contact Kathy Sudholz, People & Culture on

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Business Information



The Department of Primary Industries

The Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI) employs more than 2,500 staff who work from 77 locations across the state to develop the agriculture, fisheries, earth resources, energy and forest industries in Victoria.

DPI enables transformation in Victoria’s primary and energy industries to sustainably increase wealth and wellbeing while protecting and enhancing safety, community, animal welfare and environment.

The department reports to the Minister for Agriculture and the Minister for Energy and Resources. Its core functions and organisational structure align with four key areas of responsibility, known as groups:

  • Energy, Resources and Major Projects Group
  • Agriculture and Fisheries Group
  • Policy and Strategy Group
  • Business and Corporate Services Group.

For more information on DPI’s objective, strategies, values and stakeholders visit www.dpi.vic.gov.au.

Business and Corporate Services


DPI’s Business and Corporate Services Group is responsible for the corporate management framework that directly supports the achievement of departmental objectives. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Finance and Business Services
  • Infrastructure and Facilities Management
  • Knowledge, Information and Technology
  • Legal Services
  • Marketing and Communication
  • People and Culture.

The Business and Corporate Services Group employs more than 440 staff at various locations across Victoria including Melbourne CBD, metropolitan and rural offices, with most staff located outside the CBD.

The Office of General Council:

The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for the provision of legal services throughout DPI focusing on legal issues identification and management with a solutions oriented approach.

The Office of the General Counsel is also responsible for the provision and procurement of the Department’s Risk, Audit, Insurance and Contract Management, together with the management of the Department’s FOI and Privacy compliance regimes. The Office manages the Department’s dedicated Accredited Purchasing Unit (APU) and appointments to Statutory Authorities.



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