Manager, Project Management Excellence (VPSG6)

Job posted: 13/09/2023
Applications close: 27/09/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $129,379 - $173,138

Occupation: Environment

Reference: 455

Reference: 455

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: $129,379 - $173,138

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Manager, Project Management Excellence

  • Fulltime, ongoing position
  • VPS 6 salary - $ 129,379 - $ 173,138 + 11% superannuation
  • 200 Victoria Street, Carlton location


About the Organisation

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) was established in 1971 as Victoria's environmental regulator. EPA's role is to prevent and reduce the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victorians and the environment. We work in a complex and ever-changing operating environment. As the needs of Victorians change, we must be equipped to adapt and respond to a range of factors.


Benefits of working with EPA:

  • Contribute to the protection of Victoria's environment and our people's health.
  • A focus on work/life balance and development opportunities.
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace with many career pathways.
  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangement options.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Head of the enterprise Program Management Office (ePMO), the Manager, Program and Project Management Excellence leads a Centre of Excellence responsible for delivery of quality excellence, and providing coaching and support to EPA staff in the adoption of agile and waterfall project management methodologies.


In this role you will:

  • Lead and manage the Centre of Excellence ePMO team to achieve high standards of performance, accountability, collaboration, ethics, and integrity; manage the allocated resources, budgets, contribute to business, program, and project planning and reporting; and demonstrate a strong commitment to a positive culture and the development of staff.
  • Work collaboratively with the ePMO Head to support setting the direction of the ePMO, its strategic position and function within the organisation, to ultimately enable the delivery EPA’s Strategic Plan 2022-27 and Annual Delivery Plan
  • Provide oversight and leadership to the Senior Advisor Project Management to drive improved project management capability across EPA divisions
  • Set the standard for EPA best practice project and program delivery across programs and both tech and non-tech projects, ensuring EPA’s tools, templates and frameworks are aligned with best practice methodologies (e.g. PMBOK, Prince2, Agile) are rolled out and adopted across the organisation
  • Lead the development and delivery of an EPA-wide capability uplift program to enhance program and project delivery acumen across the organisation, building core capability in program an project management to increase the value EPA brings in its role as Victoria’s Environmental Regulator


Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive experience and a record of achievement in embedding program and project management practices across all levels of an organisation via an approach fit for the organisational context, preferably within Government.
  • Extensive understanding of Program and Project Management methodologies with demonstrated experience.
  • A proven record of achievement in a similar role. Government experience is desirable.
  • Proven ability to work as an effective member of a cohesive team, with a demonstrated commitment to uplifting the skillset and capabilities of others across diverse projects.
  • Ability to think outside the square, a willingness to try new things and a genuine desire to learn, share knowledge and make a difference.


Position Description: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/yz5qb7lrcslok5e3nitpx/PD_PN701823_Manager-Program-and-Project-Management-Excellence.pdf?rlkey=32aswj5vbfeqnay3c0lnz5k25&dl=0


How to Apply:


Click the "Apply" button to submit your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria. Applications close 27 September 2023.

Please contact careers@epa.vic.gov.au should you require this ad in an accessible format.


At EPA Victoria, the safety of our people, stakeholders and community is our first priority, which is why all applicants are required to be fully COVID vaccinated with 3 doses (or an approved exemption). All prospective employees will also undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior to an offer of employment.


Need to know more?

For any enquiries please reach out to careers@epa.vic.gov.au

Please reach out to our Talent Acquisition team if you require advice and support with the application process, on 1300 372 842. Or, for further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit www.epa.vic.gov.au

EPA Victoria recognises the value of the diversity, strength, and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as we work with Traditional Owners to care for our environment. We provide a culturally safe and embracing work environment.


We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to merit, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We believe our workforce should represent the diversity of the lands upon which we reside; and we actively embrace staff of different abilities, orientations, backgrounds, faiths, and genders.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident (for ongoing roles) or hold a valid work permit or visa.

Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, police checks, reference checks and role related security clearances.

Manager, Project Management Excellence (VPSG6)

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Manager, Project Management Excellence (VPSG6)