Executive Director, Budget Strategy (SES2)

Job posted: 03/09/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $257,112 - $370,331

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DTF/BF/1559233

Reference: VG/DTF/BF/1559233

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $257,112 - $370,331

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Rare and exciting opportunity to join DTF's Budget and Finance team in an integral leadership and influential role

About us

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.

Budget Strategy Group has primary responsibility for the State's fiscal strategy, policy development in relation to financial management and governance frameworks to guide good practice operations across the Victorian Public Sector, and advice on the Government's wages policy.

About the role

A rare opportunity exists to work on the State's fiscal strategy within the Budget & Finance team. Your natural ability to lead and deliver results will see you influence outcomes at the highest level. You will:

  • Provide whole-of-government budget and financial management analysis and advice to senior management and Ministers on fiscal policy issues, including:
    • The aggregate financial performance and outlook for the State's general government sector
    • The resource management framework under which the State's Budget is managed and monitored
  • Drive the reform the whole of government Departmental Funding Model to increase financial oversight, better support effective and efficient program delivery and improved performance measurement
  • Identify and advise on opportunities for resource management reform and innovation and implement as required
  • Provide strategic focus and leadership in building and maintaining effective stakeholder management relationships with clients

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Wide experience in public administration or, if from the private sector, strong recognition of the difference between the public and private sector environments, particularly in relation to budget, accounting and financial management challenges
  • Sophisticated understanding of, and demonstrated ability to contribute to Government fiscal, budget, accounting and financial management policy, processes and reform directions and to translate these from strategic directions into implementation
  • Strong workforce effectiveness through empowering, motivating and developing staff within an environment that promotes flexibility, enthusiasm for change and professional service
  • Ability to respond well under the pressure of stringent deadlines and within a fluid operating environment, while thinking laterally and being able to dissect complex problems and solve issues in a structured format

About our culture

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.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Sadie Carr at sadie.carr@dtf.vic.gov.au. To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience. Applications close 22 September 2021.

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.

Executive Director, Budget Strategy (SES2)

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Sadie Carr | sadie.carr@dtf.vic.gov.au

Executive Director, Budget Strategy (SES2)