Strategic Advisor, South East Asia at Victoria Premier and Cabinet

Posted on 13 April, 2018

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment.

Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Position Details

Strategic Advisor, South East Asia

  • Classification: Locally Engaged Staff (LES)
  • Salary Range: Attractive monthly salary based on previous experience
  • Work Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Employment Type: Full Time, Fixed Term – 12 Months

About the Role

The Strategic Advisor is responsible for providing executive level strategic advice to the Commissioner for Victoria to South East Asia, as well as strategic support towards the operations of the South East Asia Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices. This is underpinned by a sound understanding of the Victorian economy and Government priorities, particularly Victoria’s key industries and investment and trade agenda.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working in one of the major South East Asian countries and will have had exposure to relevant corporate decision making processes and business culture.

Through sophisticated and well developed business support experience, the successful candidate will provide high level support to new partnerships, expand Victoria’s influence throughout the region and capture economic development outcomes for the state.
The Strategic Advisor will work collaboratively across the South East Asia offices to support the Commissioner in achieving objectives and key initiatives in-market.

Successful Candidate
The successful candidate for this locally engaged position will be responsible for all arrangements in relation to relocation expenses (if applicable), their accommodation and day-to-day living expenses.

How to apply
To be considered applications must contain:
1.  A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description; and
2.  A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.

The position description can be found here. Applications close at midnight (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Monday 16 April 2018.

If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application online, please contact:

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