About the role
Reporting directly to the Director Elections, the Elections Branch Business Support Coordinator takes a leading role in the management of projects and the development and coordination of activities supporting the Elections Branch business processes and responsibilities.
This role will contribute to the success of the Elections Branch by:
- Providing specialist corporate support to the Elections Branch leadership team including but not limited to leading and managing projects related to election programs, coordinating and supporting the branch's reporting obligations and event coordination.
- Leading a small team (two employees) to manage administration services for the branch.
- Providing secretariat support as needed.
- Interpreting and analysing data in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of the branch's ability to deliver elections.
- Leading the branch's document and records management activities.
What you'll bring to the role
To be successful in this role you will be highly organised and an expert multi-tasker with the ability to manage a number of simultaneous projects with inflexible timelines. You are customer oriented with strong relationship management, communication skills and attention to detail which enable you to effectively engage with a range of stakeholders across the business as well as external clients. You are known for your commitment to continuous improvement.
You have experience leading a small team supporting administration within the organisation and have coordinated and managed small discreet projects.
The VEC's core values drive the way we work to achieve our vision. We are looking for somebody who can model our five values of: Independence, Accountability, Respect, Collaboration and Innovation.
Why the VEC is a great place to work
We provide a values driven workplace culture with a passion for excellence and innovation in the services we provide. We offer a supportive environment that encourages professional development and provide opportunities to broaden your experience though internal working groups and committees across VEC branches.
We have wellbeing programs and initiatives which aim to promote a culture of positive wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Program and a social club. We understand the importance of work/life balance and provide flex-time to our VPS grade 1-4 employees.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplaces with the people we employ, and at the ballot box with the people we serve. We aim to create a workplace that is inclusive, equitable, and safe for all.
We understand that candidates may need adjustments in the recruitment process and/or workplace. For any questions or request for accommodations, please e-mail email@example.com
We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
How to apply
All applicants must submit:
- a current CV and
- An Application Form, including responses to Key Selection Criteria (KSC) listed in the Application Form (preview the Application Form below).
Applications should be lodged online via the Apply Now button (below). The VEC can only accept applications lodged via Victorian Government Careers website.
Applications close at 11:59pm on 6 February 2019.
The VEC is an equal opportunity employer*.
* In accordance with Section 17A of the Electoral Act 2002, the VEC may ask applicants for disclosure of specific political activities that could compromise the perceived independence of the organisation. Please read the Disclosure of Political Activities Fact Sheet before applying.