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Senior Project Officer – Monitoring and Compliance


Job title: Senior Project Officer – Monitoring and Compliance

Company: State Government of Victoria

Job description: Senior Project Officer – Monitoring and Compliance| VPS5| Full Time| Fixed term (upto 2 yrs)About usThe Early Learning Operations and Monitoring Division leads and supports policy, program development and monitoring for early childhood education and care, with a focus on delivering high quality kindergarten services. The Sector Monitoring sub-branch has recently been established to lead financial assessment and monitoring of funded kindergarten providers, as well as kindergarten contract management strategy and oversight.About the opportunityWe have an exciting opportunity for a talented audit professional to join a high performing, supportive team that is passionate about improving outcomes for Victorian children.Reporting to the Manager, Contract Management Strategy and Analytics, you will play a pivotal role in:

  • Establishment of a new operational audit and assurance function monitoring funded kindergarten providers
  • Supporting a competitive procurement process to contract external auditors, including documentation and managing the appointment
  • Both independently and with external auditors, create and complete audit work plans including identifying audit objectives, conducting risk assessments, designing audit procedures and developing audit budgets and timelines
  • Conducting interviews with stakeholders to understand and document processes under review and identify relevant risks and controls
  • Preparing audit reports that articulate key findings and recommended remedial actions
  • Working closely with a VPS4 staff to complete audit tasks and upskill the wider branch where appropriate
  • Conducting financial viability assessments of complex providers

About you

  • Experience in external audit, risk management or a professional services role such as audit, risk, assurance, finance, or business analyst
  • Demonstrated business acumen and understanding of process, risks, systems, finance and operations
  • Proven ability to identify trends, patterns, risks and opportunities
  • Ability to critically evaluate problems from multiple perspectives and provide practical and solution-oriented insights and improvements
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a manner that is clear and concise, and to comfortably deal with difficult and sensitive lines of enquiry

How to ApplyPlease click the Apply Now button on this advertisement.Applications should include a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (no longer than 2 pages) and resume.If you have any queries in respect of this position or require any assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment and selection process, please contact Eleanor Beurle, Manager Contract Management and Strategy on (03) 7022 2918.For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQA+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the , and our .Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person.Information about the Department of Education’s operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and .Applications close: 18 June 2024Job detailsJob Reference: VG/DE/ECE/20014567BB
Location: Melbourne – CBD
Work Type: Fixed term – full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Salary Range: $106,534 – $128,897
Job Duration: N/A
Date posted: 04-Jun-2024
Application Close Date: 18-Jun-2024
Attachments: (Word, 176KB)
Key Selection CriteriaContact:Eleanor Beurle(03)70222918; [email protected]

Expected salary: $106534 – 128897 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Wed, 05 Jun 2024 06:19:41 GMT

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