Position Details
Reference Number 17818
Position Title Senior Strategic Project Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Community Services
Location Civic Centre
Award Classification Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 6
Full Time Salary $82,193.44 to $89,767.68
Hours Per Week 38
Position Summary

About Knox

Knox City Council aspires to be an organisation which is values based, empowers leaders, enables people to make a difference and has a culture of learning and high performance. Council believes that the values, attributes and skills that each staff member brings to the organisation underpin its culture, and will ultimately result in the achievement of Council’s Vision.

About the Team

The Strategy Learning and Evaluation Team support the Family and Children’s Service’s Department in the following areas:

  • Major strategic planning and operational projects
  • Municipal planning projects relating to children and families
  • Development and support for partnerships with other levels of government and service providers
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting for the department
  • Workforce panning and professional development
  • Development and review of strategic and operational policies and plans

About the Opportunity

This is your opportunity to join an amazing early years team with a great reputation whose focus is working together as One Team for children and families in the Knox community. This newly established role will work with the Head of Strategy Learning and Evaluation to support strategic and operational projects across the department.

The right person has values aligned with our organisation; experience and skills in project management, knowledge of the early years and family support service system and a broad understanding of the Victorian Governments strategic plans for children and families. The right person is also looking to work in a collaborative and integrated way and has a strong commitment to continuous improvement about how children and families experience us.

This role attracts flexible work arrangements, learning and development opportunities and an over award payment based on qualifications and experience.

Further details about the role can be found in the Position Description or by contacting Carlee Vandenberg, Head of Integrated Services on 03 9298 8318.

To Apply

Applicants for this role must submit a cover letter, resume and a response to the selection criteria as outlined in the position description. Applications close at 11:45pm AEST on Sunday 9th December.

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Screening Criteria Essential: Do you have knowledge of and understanding of early years and family support services (including licensed services such as preschool and long day care)?
Desirable: Do you have experience in strategic research and policy analysis?
Desirable: Do you have experience in project/program monitoring and evaluation?
Contact Person Carlee Vandenberg
Contact Number 92988318
Closing Date 09/12/2018
Position Description SLE001 - PD - Senior Strategic Projects Officer.pdf
Application Guide click here to view