Project Officer, Bushfire Inquiries Taskforce


Reference: VG/50936822E
  • Apply your business planning and/or business case development experience
  • Planning and organising, problem solving, communication and systems thinking skills
  • Location: 8 Nicholson Street East Melbourne An opportunity to become a member of the Bushfire Inquiries Taskforce in the Office of the Deputy Secretary Forest, Fire and Regions.

The Bushfire Inquiries Taskforce is responsible for leading a coordinated and strategic approach to preparing for, responding to and planning for the implementation of the outcomes of multiple inquiries into the 2019-20 bushfires. Working across DELWP, and with Forest Fire Management Victoria partners, the Taskforce oversees the preparation of evidence and submissions, with a strong focus on meeting statutory requirements and supporting staff wellbeing. The Taskforce will play a key role in shaping the Victorian Government's response to recommendations, and driving implementation to deliver positive outcomes for Victoria.

The Project Officer is a member of the Bushfire Inquiries Taskforce established to support the effective response to and implementation of outcomes from multiple State and Federal inquiries into the 2019-20 bushfires.

Reporting to the Taskforce Manager, within the Office of the Deputy Secretary in DELWP's Forest, Fire and Regions Group, this role provides program support to the Taskforce Coordination Unit to ensure the successful coordination and delivery of the bushfire inquiries work program. The Project Officer will play a key role in reporting, information sharing and program management, including supporting the development of business cases and implementation plans to meet both current and future needs for the program.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in business planning and/or business case development is highly desirable.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2022. Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment.

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 Knowledge and Skills sections.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 29 September 2020.

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

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