Manager Organisational Capability and Insights (VPSG6)

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $130,673 - $174,869

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/1794235

Reference: VG/1794235

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869

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 all Victorians. We’re focused on supporting Victorians to be as healthy as they can; whether through alerting them to seasonal risks like thunderstorm asthma, notifying them of contact with communicable diseases, safeguarding their drinking water, developing the best health, wellbeing and care facilities in the world, being at the forefront of mental health and wellbeing treatment or accelerating medical research. It’s all part of the way we partner with the community to help every individual lead a healthy life.

About the role: 

The role involves developing effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders, closely working with the other units in Organisational Effectiveness and a range of program and policy areas within the department. The team provides service across the department and works particularly closely with Health Funding, Finance and Insights and eHealth (as well as all other divisions) to obtain data and to develop data insights.

The role also requires proactively identifying areas in the business for analysis, develop recommendations and present recommendations to executives, and improving the data collection systems to support business and policy needs of the department.

The successful applicant will demonstrate sound leadership and people management skills, as well as an ability to influence others to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of the department and thereby the Victorian health sector, improving outcomes for Victorians.

About us: 

At the Victorian Department of Health we want a future where Victorians are the healthiest people in the world. A Victoria where our children and people thrive, our workplaces are productive and safe, and our communities are more connected.  

We see it as our job to support Victorians to stay healthy and safe. And to deliver a world-class healthcare system that ensures every single Victorian can access safe, quality care that leads to better health outcomes for all. 

How you'll make a difference:

The Manager, Organisational Capability and Insights will provide leadership and guidance based on advanced expertise and deliver a service to internal customers that supports them to understand their business data and insights. The Manager is also responsible for developing capability uplift across the Department for data usage.

The Organisational Capability and Insights team identifies opportunities for combining organisational data in a way that provides fresh insights into organisational challenges and opportunities, and for providing these insights in an accessible way for a range of audiences and uses.

The team undertakes complex analysis and visualisation of People, Operations, Legal and Regulation division performance data and leads the implementation of the data and insights strategy for the division. 

Suitable applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • Effectively supervise and provide leadership to a team of employees by:

    • leading and supporting individuals to achieve their potential and contributing to organisational goals and outcomes.
    • modelling behaviours integral to good people management and departmental values.
    • where relevant, managing and monitoring specific improvement objectives in annual improvement plans relating to the area of responsibility.
    • building a cohesive team with clarity around goals and accountabilities obtain needed personnel, resources, and information for the team delegate responsibilities appropriately.
  • Proven ability to operate in accordance with delegated authority, consistent with departmental and government policies.
  • Coordinate and provide authoritative advice on trends, risks and issues through detailed data analysis and investigation (including engaging directly with customers to gather data and data validation, and other data analytics functions), to support business need
  • Lead the team to develop, implement, and promote business intelligence projects and practices within the People, Operations, Legal and Regulation division and more widely across the department.
  • Deliver timely, accurate and high-quality data products and reports and provide expert advice on the quality, accuracy and relevance of related data.
  • Support the development and ongoing enhancement of relevant service level agreements and performance metrics.
  • Use a range of tools (including PowerBI) to prepare detailed reports/visualisation, tailored to audience need, on the overall performance of the department's enabling functions, and present information to executive management.
  • Oversee, monitor and deliver projects on time, budget and to quality standards, ensuring they are delivered in accordance with relevant legislation and government regulations and guidelines.
  • Identify emerging issues, risk and trends impacting on the successful achievement of key business objectives and imperatives and provide timely, high quality business intelligence and sound recommendations based on comprehensive analysis to relevant stakeholders. 
  • Provide leadership, guidance and authoritative advice to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.

To learn more please view the Position Description 

What we offer: 

  • The opportunity to perform meaningful work, making direct contributions toward enabling Victorians to be the healthiest people in the world.
  • A wide range of growth and development opportunities within the department and wider Victorian Public Service & Sector.
  • A strong commitment to work-life balance, including a diverse array of flexible working arrangements.

How to apply: 

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter. Click the ‘Apply' button to view further information about the role including key contact details and the advertisement closing date. 

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. We continue to build an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of all Victorians. 

All roles can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Please contact us if you require any adjustments to participate in the recruitment process at inclusion@health.vic.gov.au. Please view our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion here.

Preferred applicants may be required to complete a police check and other pre-employment checks including proof of 3 vaccinations against COVID-19. Information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence, in line with our Privacy Policy

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform. As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through JSE rather than via external advertisement. 

Manager Organisational Capability and Insights (VPSG6)

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Renee Cassidy | 0498 653 528

Manager Organisational Capability and Insights (VPSG6)