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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

VPS 4.1 $81,354 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 3 Years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 26 January 2018

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Construction Project Manager who in consultation with the Design Project Manager will assist with the project management and coordination of exhibition design department project operations.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will project manage and coordinate the key design phases and construction aspects of temporary exhibitions and infrastructure projects in consultation with the Design Project Manager and provide high-level authoritative advice and support to the Exhibition Design & project teams on all construction related matters. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Painters by aligning the team with the organisational values and goals through effective people management and modelling and when required overseeing the NGV’s carpentry workshop.
  • Working closely with the Design Project Manager to coordinate the planning and delivery of temporary exhibitions and infrastructure projects including preparing coordinated schedules and financial planning (seeking quotations, tendering, instigating procurement for approved services) and overseeing delivery of construction while ensuring highly effective management systems and techniques are used.
  • Supervising, liaising and negotiating with external contractors, consultants, designers and key departments to ensure all requirements are met for exhibitions and infrastructure projects.
  • Interpreting and advising on architectural drawings and specifications including providing expert advice to exhibition design and project teams on cost and time saving measures, construction methodology, material selection, OH&S and all relevant building codes.

To be successful you will have a minimum 2 years’ industry experience in construction project management or a similar role.  A relevant tertiary qualification in construction management, architecture, building or a related field is preferable. You can produce project plans where objectives are clearly defined and action steps for achieving them are clearly specified, regularly communicating with and supporting project team members and ensuring project objectives are met by anticipating and managing potential and emerging issues.

You have the ability to prepare and monitor expenditure against budgets, raise resource issues in a constructive and solution-focussed way and actively monitor service delivery against contract specifications. You constantly look for continuous improvement opportunities and ways to innovate, and encourage others to do the same.  You take responsibility for correcting problems promptly and without becoming defensive, making specific changes in work methods to improve outcomes, quality and timeliness of service.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities and resume to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on January 26, 2018.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

EDUCATOR – CATHOLIC EDUCATION

VPS 4.1: $81,354 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 29 January, 2018

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking an Educator to develop and deliver innovative, high quality education programs and projects that support the priorities of the Catholic Education Commission Victoria (CECV) and provide participants with engaging, relevant and rewarding learning experiences inspired by the NGV collection and exhibitions.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
This position will initiate, research, develop, implement and evaluate education programs and projects for teachers and students of all levels and across a range of subject areas, including Religious Education. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Using innovative teaching strategies and methods, including digital technologies to undertake delivery of professional learning programs for teachers, and teaching of early years, primary and post primary students, including special needs students, students in regional and low socio-economic schools (SES) and English as Additional Language (EAL) students.
  • Preparing and developing curriculum resources for students and teachers, including online learning resources that complement CECV ICON eLearning.
  • Initiating and contributing to programs and projects that expand the reach of the NGV to new audiences and disadvantaged cohorts including rural and regional, low SES CECV schools.
  • Working closely with senior staff in NGV Education to ensure the NGV’s contracted obligations with the CECV are met, including advice, reporting and attendance at meetings as required.

To be successful you will have an appropriate teaching qualification and a current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching, proven experience in the education sector and a demonstrated understanding of current curriculum frameworks (including the Victorian Curriculum and the Victorian Certificate of Education) and education sector priorities (including those of the CECV).  You will possess high-level communication skills with the ability to quickly establish a natural rapport with a range of people, to use spoken and written language to convey and obtain information, insights and ideas and are able to provide information to a group of people in an engaging manner. You have advanced research skills being able to gather information and insights from a variety of sources to produce new knowledge on a specific topic or issue.  You will be able to prioritise and manage your time, undertaking a number of different tasks simultaneously, ensuring the most important tasks are completed in line with agreed expectations about timeliness, quality and resource use.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities and resume to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on January 29, 2018.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

EVENTS MANAGER

VPS 5.1: $93,867 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 Years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 30 January 2018

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking an Events Manager who is responsible for the organisation and management of all NGV initiated events, for overseeing the NGV’s Food & Beverage Contract and for the management of the Events team.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will oversee the management, planning, coordination and delivery of the NGV events program, in consultation with the Executive Management team, senior employees and other key NGV stakeholders. This includes financial planning, reporting and resource management for both the Events department and NGV events.  Other key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Events department by aligning the team with the organisational values and goals through effective people management, including clearly defining role expectations, facilitating employee development and identifying opportunities to streamline procedures and improve efficiency.
  • Overseeing the execution and performance management of the NGV’s Food & Beverage Contract, which will include leading on all procedures relating to delivery, contracts, invoicing, reporting and management of customer facing standards as well as managing the tendering process when the contract reaches its conclusion.
  • Overseeing the planning and delivery of the annual NGV Gala and managing a project team, including suppliers and contractors, to build on the reputation of this stakeholder event for the NGV calendar.
  • Exploring and identifying new revenue streams for the NGV, which may include sponsorship and in-kind support for events as well as new commercial opportunities through the NGV’s Food & Beverage Contract.

To be successful you will have extensive experience in the planning, coordination and delivery of events for a high profile organisation. You can set clearly defined objectives and priorities and operate accordingly, reviewing and adjusting as required.  You can identify processes, tasks and resources required to achieve a goal, establish systems and procedures to guide work and track progress, recognise actual and potential barriers, and find effective ways to deal with them. You have the ability to maximise effectiveness by selecting, developing and managing a high performing team, ensuring staff are actively deployed through effective workforce planning practices.

You can develop and manage complex budgets, negotiate for resources, use fair, transparent and competitive purchasing processes, establish clear and comprehensive contracts and actively monitor expenditure against budget projections and risks and resolve problems where these arise. You identify and respond to clients’ underlying needs, looking beyond the obvious to provide outstanding levels of service, use understanding of the client or stakeholder’s organisational context to tailor services and ensure a high quality response and effectively manage risks to service delivery.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities and resume to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on January 30, 2018.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

The National Gallery of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workplace. As such, the National Gallery of Victoria encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and it is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities.

To submit an application, please send:

  • covering letter
  • statement addressing the key selection criteria in the role statement
  • your curriculum vitae (CV)

E-mail
jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au

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Human Resources Manager
National Gallery of Victoria
PO Box 7259
Melbourne VIC 3004