Senior Project Lead (VPSG5.1)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 24/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31 December 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $102,637 - $113,410

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1565650

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1565650

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $113,410

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.

Application Closes: 24 September 2021

Role: Senior Project Lead (until 31 December 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home

Position Summary:

Support Victoria's public health response to COVID-19 by leading and delivering projects within the Epidemiology and Analysis team (Locations).

Support the Locations Pod to coordinate projects and initiatives related to the Investigation of COVID-19 outbreaks across specific Victorian locations.

Coordinate with other teams across the ICCOM Branch, the broader department and key external stakeholders.


  • Support the delivery of the full life cycle of in-scope projects in the Epidemiology and Analysis (Locations) portfolio, to meet departmental and branch objectives.
  • Deliver required activities of projects or sub-projects and be responsible for the successful delivery and completion of the projects/sub-projects within the timeline parameters. Activities may include development of project and workplans / terms of reference, process flows, progress reports, information sharing agreements, privacy impact assessments, risk registers, coordination and facilitation of meetings with pod team members and other stakeholders within and external to Intelligence, Case Contact and Outbreak Management (ICCOM).
  • Liaise with ICCOM and external stakeholders reporting and technical teams to support data collection and analysis, including documentation of reporting requirements.
  • Manage and coordinate the successful delivery and completion of the projects within resourcing, timeline and budget parameters.
  • Support research, analysis, and scoping of possible new projects based on newly identified outcomes and outputs required by the department and/or branch
  • Proactively build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate a partnership approach.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security, privacy and governance policies and requirements.
  • Proactively manages project components and tasks in line with the overall agreed strategic direction of travel and takes the initiative to drive projects forward.


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>

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Senior Project Lead (VPSG5.1)

Job type:

Full time / 31 December 2021

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Greg Dalton | greg.dalton@health.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Lead (VPSG5.1)