Business Support Officer, Homes Victoria (VPSG3)

Job posted: 25/01/2024
Applications close: 14/04/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2027

Organisation: Homes Victoria

Salary: $74,580 - $90,558

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/674225A

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/674225A

Occupation: Construction

Salary Range: $74,580 - $90,558

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


Are You:

  • Highly organised with excellent administration and project skills?
  • A people person with great interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills?
  • A person who takes initiative, intuits and anticipates what's needed to get the job done?
  • Able to build genuine, respectful and collaborative working relationships with a broad range of colleagues?
  • A great learner, who enjoys the challenge of being part of a new and growing environment?


The Business Support Officer is responsible for providing administrative, coordination, reporting and project management support to two Directors in the Housing Development Branch. This position is seeking an energetic person willing to work in a dynamic environment.


You will provide a range of project support and administration services to two Directors, managing correspondence, their respective email and calendar requirements as well as coordinating reporting, workflow and seeking appropriate approvals. You will act as a pivotal point of contact with internal and external stakeholders and will have proven experience dealing with a range of key stakeholders. You will work with staff within the Branch as well as with the Office of the Chief Development to ensure actions are followed up and completed against mandated timelines.


  • Effectively manage office processes and maintain corporate information systems for records management, financial information, fleet management, client payments and ministerial correspondence as required.
  • Provide administrative support including meeting and event organisation, new staff onboarding, intranet updates and other tasks as required by the Directors and Office of the Chief Development Officer.
  • Coordinate and track Director emails, approvals, records management and gifts, benefits and hospitality register for the team working with confidential and sensitive information, in a busy environment with multiple competing demands.

Please open the position description to read more.

The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advice, given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

Business Support Officer, Homes Victoria (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / until 30 June 2027

Job classification:



Kristie Bouquet | 0403 735 409

Business Support Officer, Homes Victoria (VPSG3)