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Manager Strategy, Governance and Operations (VPSG6)

Job posted: 27/05/2022
Applications close: 15/07/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/MSGO_LGI

Reference: VG/MSGO_LGI

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

 

  • Utilise your people management skills to oversee of the delivery of the core operational requirements within the Local Government Inspectorate.
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service.
  • VPS Grade 6: $125,893 - $168,473 plus superannuation.

 

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Manager Strategy, Governance and Operations to provide a critical role in the Local Government Inspectorate.

 

About the business unit

Under the leadership of the Chief Municipal Inspector, the Local Government Inspectorate (LGI) is an independent administrative office hosted by the Department of Justice and Community Safety. It is the dedicated integrity agency for local government focussing on investigations for offences and compliance with the Local Government Act 2020 (Act).

The key functions of the Inspectorate include:

  • Investigating alleged breaches and offences against the Act.
  • Monitoring governance arrangements of councils.
  • Investigating alleged breaches of electoral provisions.
  • Targeted governance examinations and broader systemic reviews of councils for governance requirements.
  • Investigating allegations of serious or gross misconduct by councillors and senior council staff.
  • Collaborating with the Victorian Government Solicitor to undertake prosecutions for breaches of the Act.
  • Advising the Attorney General and Minister for Local Government where there are significant failures of council to provide good governance.

 

About the role

Reporting to the Chief Municipal Inspector the Manager Strategy, Governance and Operations is responsible for the oversight of the delivery of the core operational requirements within LGI. The Manager will provide leadership to the investigation, compliance, and operational team within LGI to deliver services consistent with statutory regulation and operational policy and in line with departmental delivery targets.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Manage the LGI operational teams to deliver services consistent with statutory and operational policy and in line with service delivery targets (key performance indicators).
  • Ensure appropriate operational practices around planning of investigations including execution and demand forecasting within investigations process
  • Manage the development, implementation and maintenance of best practice investigation/compliance frameworks including contribution to the development and maintenance of operational policy and procedures

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Extensive experience, with progressively increasing levels of responsibility, in investigations, compliance, audit, law, local government or allied fields will be highly regarded.
  • Financial management experience including budget and financial transactions. Experience with Oracle desirable
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience and knowledge of TRIM record management advantageous
  • Experience and knowledge of Lotus Notes or similar CRM advantageous

 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

Manager Strategy, Governance and Operations (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG6

Contact:

Michelle Bowran on 0407 331 169 | michelle.bowran@lgi.vic.gov.au

Manager Strategy, Governance and Operations (VPSG6)