Principal Project Officer, Equipment, Consumables and PPE (VPSG6)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/CSI/609156A

Reference: VG/DH/CSI/609156A

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

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 Principal Project Officer, Equipment, Consumables and PPE, will work with a small team to undertake collaborative workforce analysis, planning and strategy formulation to support development of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Consumables Strategy.

An ability to synthesise and understand a range of complex information; comfort with using and analysing complex data and information to inform policy development and project implementation, is required. Sound analytical and relationship management skills, writing skills, and an ability to manage tight deadlines and work both in a small team and independently are essential. This position is essential to support Victoria's PPE supply but to also strengthen Victoria's position for supply of other essential healthcare equipment and consumables.


  • Able to demonstrate experience in health-related planning and/or strategy development?
  • Able to work under pressure to meet timelines, ensuring a high level of quality and accuracy in your work?
  • Able to operate with an increased level of autonomy and accountability in delivering within broad strategic directions?
  • A team player who enjoys working collaboratively to find solutions to complex problems?


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.

Principal Project Officer, Equipment, Consumables and PPE (VPSG6)

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Full time / 12 months

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Ciaran Horgan | 03-9096-8563

Principal Project Officer, Equipment, Consumables and PPE (VPSG6)