Director, State-wide Programs and Implementation (SES1)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

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

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $199,014 - $257,111

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DH/MHW/602798

Reference: VG/DH/MHW/602798

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $199,014 - $257,111

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 will lead a dedicated focus on mental health Statewide Programs relationship and commissioning management, ensuring dedicated and elevated focus on the translation of key design projects into operations.

The Director leads a team of service and relationship management experts (RMEs) that work cross-functionally, and implementation and operationalisation experts who also contribute critical operational knowledge to design and adaptation processes as programs are developed and transition to implementation and service management.

Are you

  • Experienced in working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders across a range of settings including government and mental health, health and AOD service delivery organisations.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level expertise in successfully designing and implementing programs and services by making best use of available resources and ensuring the most efficient and consistent delivery of services.
  • Skilled in leading in a complex environment, coordinating across functions and entities, with a strong focus on improving outcomes.


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, State-wide Programs and Implementation (SES1)

Job type:

Full time / Five (5) year executive employment contract

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Matthew Hercus | m. 0466 932 095

Director, State-wide Programs and Implementation (SES1)