Director, Business and Operational Strategy (SES1)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $192,800 - $249,700

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/50934100

Reference: VG/50934100

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $192,800 - $249,700

Work location: Various

Strategy. Service delivery optimisation. Project delivery.

Reports to Executive Director Forest & Fire Operations

Salary band SES1: $192,800 to $249,700 TRP

DELWP / Forest and Fire Operations Division

The Forest Fire and Regions Group within the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) works in partnership with all fire and emergency management agencies to support the operational implementation of Safer Together: a new approach to reducing the risk of bushfire in Victoria.

Forest and Fire Operations Division (FFOD) delivers state forest management operations and fire management operations on public land and supports Regional Directorates to deliver priority programs and projects. The division also supports the Chief Fire Officer in leading Forest Fire Management Victoria's command and control arrangements for fire and emergency response and planned burning operations.

Directors Business & Operational Strategy

The Director Business & Operational Strategy is a key adviser to the Executive Director, Forest and Fire Operations / Chief Fire Officer, responsible for ensuring that the Division is delivering Victorian Government priorities and commitments, and meeting Group, Department and Ministerial requirements in a high quality and timely manner. 

You will provide leadership and expert advice for innovative strategic planning, service optimisation and productivity improvements to create a contemporary operating model aligned to future delivery requirements. Leading the portfolio management office you will ensure the Division delivers on critical state-wide priorities and projects. The position is also responsible for strategic risk management, policy, public administration, business planning and audit functions.

We seek a highly qualified candidate with the requisite technical skills and expertise to acquit the responsibilities of this critical position. You will demonstrate leadership of an inclusive culture of accountability, professionalism and service excellence that creates a highly integrated and engaged team operating across all DELWP portfolios and other government entities.  A champion for change, your leadership track record should reflect a commitment to the recognition of differences, fairness and respect towards all staff and reinforce avalues-based culture of the highest standards of Equity, Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion.

How to Apply

Position description and candidate briefing pack can be obtained online by visiting https://www.peterwilliampartners.com/job-applications

Applications must include resume and a one page cover letter outlining your expression of interest and relevant expertise for the position. Responses to key selection criteria is not required but may be requested at a later stage of the assessment process.

Documents, attached as MS Word or PDF, are to be submitted via info@peterwilliampartners.com. If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application, please contact: info@peterwilliampartners.com

Queries close:                            5pm AEST Monday 21st June 2021

Applications close:                   5pm AEST Thursday 24th June 2021

Peter William Partners have been exclusively retained by DELWP to deliver this executive search. Any unsolicited applications will be redirected to Peter William Partners and managed via the campaign.

Director, Business and Operational Strategy (SES1)

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Dean Unkles +61 433 822 718 | dean.unkles@peterwilliampartners.com

Director, Business and Operational Strategy (SES1)