Director, Legal and Regulatory Reform and Policy (SES1)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Five (5) year executive employment contract

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $192,800 - $249,700

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DH/RRIL/603904

Reference: VG/DH/RRIL/603904

Occupation: Executive Management

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


The Director, Legal and Regulatory Reform and Policy, leads health regulation policy design, promotes contemporary regulatory practice across the department's regulators, and manages the department's relationship with independent portfolio commissioners, statutory panels and tribunals.

The Director seeks to improve the quality of health legislation and regulation and stewards and coordinates health legal policy and regulatory reform work undertaken by the department.  The Director is responsible for managing key health entity relationships and provides effective governance support for cemetery trusts in Victoria.


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

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Director, Legal and Regulatory Reform and Policy (SES1)

Job type:

Full time / Five (5) year executive employment contract

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Jacinda de Witts | Jacinda.deWitts@health.vic.gov.au, 0400 399 136

Director, Legal and Regulatory Reform and Policy (SES1)