Director, Project System Improvement (SES1)

Job posted: 09/10/2020
Applications close: 23/10/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 4 years

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $192,800 - $249,700

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DTF/D02141

Reference: VG/DTF/D02141

Occupation: Executive Management

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.

We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, such as large print, please email people.culture@dtf.vic.gov.au.

Director, Project System Improvement – Office of Projects Victoria

  • Newly created position
  • Project improvement focus

The Office of Projects Victoria (OPV) supports the successful delivery of major infrastructure projects across Victoria by providing advice on project oversight and assurance so that the full benefits of the significant investment in infrastructure are realised for all Victorians.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Project System, this newly created role is responsible for identifying and leading project system wide improvements, including the project delivery centre of excellence. You will lead reviews and projects relating to infrastructure delivery and system improvement for client departments and Ministers.

The role will work collaboratively with industry in both the public and private sector and work closely with senior stakeholders to foster an environment of continuous improvement and contribute to Whole of Government work.

With a successful background in a senior role within construction, engineering or infrastructure projects, your understanding of how to effectively manage a broad range of matters affecting project delivery, including those of a legal, land, planning, environmental or political nature, will be an asset.

This role is required to lead and influence multi-disciplinary teams and model OPV values and behaviours to create an environment where continuous improvement flourishes.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • highly astute analytical skills with a high level of emotional intelligence that allows you to communicate effectively to convey complex and technical issues to a large range of audiences on a regular basis;
  • knowledge and experience with the most recent project management practices, methodologies, risk management techniques, and the use of the latest software and online tools;
  • an understanding of the Government's policy objectives and infrastructure strategies, and an excellent grasp of construction industry issues, trends and stakeholders;
  • demonstrated leadership capabilities that motivate individuals to deliver high quality outcomes through your ability to communicate a vision of excellence;
  • proven ability to deliver large, complex projects despite competing priorities, on time and within budget;
  • highly developed negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to remain flexible while still delivering the best possible outcomes
  • a strong understanding of the Government's policy objectives and infrastructure strategies, and an excellent grasp of construction industry issues, trends and stakeholders;
  • certification as a project management professional; and
  • a tertiary qualification in Project Management, Engineering, Construction or demonstrated experience equivalent.

For further information, please contact Michelle Campbell on 0429 147 445.

For more information on the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description.

The preferred candidate for this role may be required to complete a Misconduct Screening Declaration and Consent form Further information on pre-employment misconduct screening requirements is available on the VPSC website.

How to apply

Please provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience. Application close 23 October 2020.

Director, Project System Improvement (SES1)

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Full time / 4 years

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Michelle Campbell | 0429 147 445

Director, Project System Improvement (SES1)