Deputy Commissioner (SES3)

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Public Sector Commission

Salary: $370,332 - $493,229

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/1551704

Reference: VG/1551704

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $370,332 - $493,229

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


  •       Advance the public sector

  •       Deliver whole of Commission projects

  •       Promote innovation and adaptability

About the organisation

The Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) is established by the Public Administration Act 2004.  The Commissioner Adam Fennessy leads the VPSC to ensure it delivers its mandate: to strengthen the efficiency, effectiveness and capability of the public sector in order to meet existing and emerging needs and deliver high quality services and to maintain, and advocate for, public sector professionalism and integrity.

About the role

Working closely with the Commissioner and oversighting critical whole of Commission projects, the Deputy Commissioner/Chief Operating Officer (COO) will lead key operational and corporate elements of the VPSC.  Priorities include ensuring the VPSC delivers on its strategic plan and builds on opportunities to ensure public sector responsiveness in the post Covid setting.  The Deputy Commissioner/COO will deliver systems to ensure a high level of transparency and accountability with respect to the initiatives led by the Commission in Victoria.

About you

You bring a high level of credibility drawn from a public sector- focussed career.  You are known for your influence and effective communications and delivery in complex contexts, with significant experience of finance and project management. People oriented, you relish the opportunity to make a significant impact, while ensuring the VPSC remains nimble and responsive.  A trusted senior executive, you leverage deep relationships and confidently advise Secretaries and Ministers on complex, sensitive issues.  You inspire others, thrive when collaborating and are excited to contribute to thought leadership, towards ensuring the Victorian remains the benchmark of public service.

To apply, please review the position description, go to shk.com.au and click ‘apply for this job'. Please submit your CV (resume) in Microsoft Word format. Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.

Applications close at midnight, Wednesday 4 August 2021.

Other relevant information

A comprehensive position description is attached. For further information regarding the Victorian Public Sector Commission, please visit our website at www.vpsc.vic.gov.au.

For enquiries regarding the position please phone the contact on the position description. If you experience difficulties in applying online, please contact HR Shared Services on 1800 039 411.

The Commission values the contribution of all employees and fair and equitable treatment of all people is integral to all activities. As such, the Commission offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Employment screening, including criminal history, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications, screening of misconduct, Australian working rights and other relevant checks form part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Where applicable, this applies to current VPS employees.

Deputy Commissioner (SES3)

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Penny Wilson | 03 8620 8017

Deputy Commissioner (SES3)