Full Time | 12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Melbourne Location | Salary $87,640 - $99,438 plus superannuation This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people under s.12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply. Position Number: 50939890
The role has the following responsibilities: • Lead the development and production of all stakeholder and engagement materials for the Aboriginal Energy Program Unit, including program information sharing, external program delivery and out-comes reports (e.g., progress reporting). Support regionally based Aboriginal water officers, to further their water aspirations • Produce innovative and culturally appropriate communication and engagement materials to promote the Aboriginal Energy Program and build internal capacity within the Energy group to partner with Traditional Owners. Be a conduit between Traditional Owner Corporations and the Department, to support two-way learning and inclusion • Assist in the implementation of government commitments to improving Aboriginal participation in the renewable energy sector (including commitments under Pupangarli Marnmarnepu; DELWP’s Aboriginal Self-Determination Reform Strategy). • Contribute effectively to building and maintaining a constructive culture across the branch, division, and group, through the demonstration of positive workplace behaviours and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues. About the Department DELWP employs more than 4,000 staff in 82 locations across the state. We are a key manager of Victoria’s public estate and directly manage an $8.3 billion investment portfolio, with 81 per cent comprising various categories of public land. The department owns and manages a further $1.6 billion of other as-sets, including 40,000 kilometres of roads and tracks, office buildings, depots, public toilets, picnic shelters, recreational facilities, firefighting and road maintenance equipment, crossings, water bores and mobile plant equipment. We bring together planning, local government and infrastructure, environment, climate change, energy and water functions, to ensure an integrated approach to the development of long-term State and regional strategies that build on social, environmental and economic opportunities to provide for future population growth and change. For further information about the department, please visit our website www.delwp.vic.gov.au About the Group The Energy group plays a key role in supporting a significant transformation of the energy sector in Victoria. The Group’s primary responsibility is to support current and future energy projects, programs and re-forms. The group consists of six divisions and the Office of the Deputy Secretary. These divisions set the department up to undertake major energy transformations while continuing to deliver on existing priori-ties. The Energy Programs branch focus is on bringing together and delivering the range of energy programs in line with best practice and efficient business delivery. With a focus on community facing programs, Energy Programs manages the New Energy Jobs Fund, Powerline Bushfire Safety Program, Aboriginal Energy, New Energy Innovation as well as other programs. The branch interfaces with grant recipients and works closely with Sustainability Victoria to align program delivery across the energy portfolio. The Aboriginal Energy Program has specifically been formed to partner with Aboriginal people to self-determine a way forward in renewable energy and invest in projects for Aboriginal cultural, economic, customary and spiritual purposes. Victorian Traditional Owners have cultural, spiritual and economic connections to land and resources through relationship with Country and in many instances their statutory rights under various Acts. The Aboriginal Energy Program will work to better understand Aboriginal aspirations for renewable energy by working in respectful partnership with Traditional Owners. Department values Our values underpin everything we do. How we deliver our work is as important as the outcomes we achieve for the Victorian community. Our values are the foundation of our culture and guide how we work together, with our ministers, stakeholders, partners and the community. The departments values are: Teamwork, Service Excellence, Ownership and Wellbeing & Safety.
You will be a team player with an agile mindset, a passion for projects and the ability to multitask and manage multiple projects and moving parts. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to liaise with varied stakeholders across the Department and external organisations. Key to this role will be your ability to connect the Traditional Owner groups and the Department and encourage sharing of views through collaboration between these parties. To be successful in this role you will be well organised, articulate, and energetic. You will bring with you a depth of understanding of Aboriginal cultures, and a proven ability to engage with Traditional Owners. A tertiary qualification (or progress towards one) in a related field such as engineering, business, natural resource management or environmental science will be highly regarded. Key Selection Criteria Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications • Sound skills, experience and knowledge of Aboriginal culture and contemporary issues affecting Aboriginal Victorians today to deliver culturally informed government programs and services as required. • Experience in project management or program delivery is highly desirable Capabilities • Identifies issues in common for one or more stakeholders and uses them to build mutually beneficial partnerships. • Identifies key messages and information required for decision making. • Works to defined objectives and priorities ensuring that they are met and collaborates with team members when organizing work and escalating any project risks and issues. • Creates a climate of service excellence; encourages new and different approaches and solutions that will deliver benefits beyond client or stakeholder expectations.
· Flexible working arrangements · A full time 12-month fixed term contract · An inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated · Attractive salary · VPS Grade 4
Melbourne, VIC. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “DELWP Project Officer – Aboriginal Energy”. Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum two pages] responding to the selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by midnight 13 June 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Tiana Callaughan Email: [email protected] Ph: 0419 599 251