Senior Executive Business Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until June 2022

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/FV/635777

Reference: VG/DFFH/FV/635777

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


As the Senior Executive Business Coordinator working across both the Divisional Priority Communities Vaccinations and Priority Communities COVID-19 Response Units you will provide a range of executive support functions to the Directors of both units as well as provide key administrative support work, including: executive administrative support and diary management, providing portfolio-wide ad-hoc administrative support, providing overflow support for the Executive Director's Office, progressing approval requests, managing briefings, process improvement, answering queries and progressing outstanding work requests.

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience as an executive assistant providing end-to-end executive support and high-level administrative experience, you will be able to produce written letters, emails and correspondence of the highest quality, have very highly developed customer service skills and be very organised and self-motivated.

The role would suit someone with excellent resilience, who is enthusiastic and committed, who sets the highest standards of performance for themself and others, who enjoys a vigorous and dynamic work environment and who remains calm and in control under pressure.

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

The creation of the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing in early 2021 has allowed for a dedicated focus on community wellbeing and the social recovery of Victoria. The department is delivering on important work started before the pandemic and will continue to lead bold and innovative reform amongst Victoria's diverse communities.

The department includes the Child Protection, Prevention of Family Violence, Housing and Disability and Ageing and Carers teams. The department is also responsible for the key portfolios of Multicultural Affairs, LGBTQI+ Equality, Veterans and the offices for Women and Youth, as well as delivering the department's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

The department also supports Family Safety Victoria, Homes Victoria and Respect Victoria.

Priority Communities COVID-19 Response Branch

The Priority Communities COVID-19 Response Branch supports diverse Victorian communities impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and seeks to promote vaccination rates amongst Victoria's priority communities, including young people, multicultural and multifaith Victorians, senior Victorians, carers, LGBTIQ+ Victorians, women, victim survivors, veterans, Victorians with disability, and Victorians living or working in settings supported by DFFH.

 The Branch works across Victorian government departments and in partnership with Victoria's diverse communities, to support individuals, families and communities to stay safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) and to feel informed and empowered to access the COVID-19 vaccination.

The Branch has two units – the Multicultural Coronavirus Response Unit and the Priority Communities Vaccination Unit – bringing together policy, program and community engagement functions to deliver initiatives and activities that support DFFH's priority communities and settings.


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 Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Senior Executive Business Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until June 2022

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Mike Hubbard | mike.hubbard@dffh.vic.gov.au

Senior Executive Business Coordinator (VPSG4)