Data Provision Team Lead (VPSG5)

Job posted: 09/10/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 31 March 2020

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DHHS/PH/586340

Reference: VG/DHHS/PH/586340

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

Applications Close: Sunday 25 October 2020

Role: Fixed term until 31 March 2021

Number of vacancies available: 2

Office Location(s):
Work from home.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate surveillance reports and advice to senior leadership, as required.

  • Liaise with other Portfolio Partnerships, Reporting and Dynamic Requests leads to oversee development and provision of new surveillance reporting products.

  • Direct, oversee and support data provision team and the associated tasks being carried out, including regular and ad hoc reports for internal and external stakeholders

  • Engage other intelligence teams and operations on data management and processes to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

  • Provide quality assurance on data collation and input to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

  • Drive ongoing improvements to data quality and processes.

  • Responsible for directing staff (direct reports) Additional Tasks

  • Provide surveillance and reporting insights to Dynamic Reporting Team to inform COVID-19 policy response.

  • Ensure relevant SOPs and protocols for the Data Provision section are developed and accessible.

  • Work with the appropriate lead roles to develop and maintain data collection and reporting

  • Generate data and ensure there are appropriate processes to support production of routine reports, as required.

  • Provide systems management support for the DHHS/VICNISS relationship regarding COVID-19 patient surveillance.

  • Overseeing orientation and training of new Data Provision Team members.

This is a busy and rewarding role within a dynamic cohesive team who will do what it takes to get the job done. It's a fantastic opportunity to make a difference in a team who pride themselves on their culture of growth, learning and improvement.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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.

 Data Provision Team Lead (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31 March 2020

Job classification:



Tom Pender | tom.pender@dhhs.vic.gov.au

 Data Provision Team Lead (VPSG5)