• Fast paced role supporting the Operations Directorate within Covid-19 Quarantine Victoria
  • Full Time, Fixed Term position until November 2021
  • Support project initiatives related to the smooth running of the Covid-19 Quarantine Victoria program

About us
COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV) is responsible for Victoria’s COVID-19 Accommodation response, including:

  • Mandatory quarantine for returned overseas travellers
  • Emergency Accommodation for people that cannot safely isolate/quarantine in their accommodation.

The Victorian Chief Health Officer has mandated that all returning overseas travellers arriving in Victoria must go into mandatory quarantine for 14 days from the day of their arrival to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
In addition, CQV is responsible for the operation of Victoria’s Emergency Accommodation program for community members and their close contacts who have tested positive for COVID-19 and where an assessment has concluded that there are no other suitable alternative accommodation options for self-isolation.
Infection control and prevention is the primary objective of the mandatory quarantine and emergency accommodation programs.
About the role
As the Projects Officer, you will be responsible for supporting and delivering project initiatives related to the smooth running of the Covid-19 Quarantine Victoria program.
You will work alongside the Operations Directorate team members to create operational procedures, respond to complaints, investigations and improvements, develop necessary and high-quality correspondence and documents, and develop effective stakeholder relationships.
You will prepare and review project documentation including correspondence, reports, plans, and briefing materials for senior management and stakeholders within mandatory quarantine accommodation sites, and contribute to the procurement of small projects and engagements, ensuring they are completed on time and on budget to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
You will be required to comply with infection control procedures, including wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

About you
As our ideal candidate, you will have knowledge of, or experience in, the principles and processes of project procurement and contract management, project lifecycle stages and project management software.
You will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and be able to quickly develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders at varying levels.
The ability to effectively plan and organise your work to ensure deadlines are met, without compromising quality, is essential.
How to apply
Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and cover letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
As a result of ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using online tools to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and staff. Should you progress through the process, the Recruitment Services Team will communicate with you as to which tool(s) will be required.
The role may be performed remotely for candidates who are successful in securing a position with us and induction training will also be completed online.

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