Senior Project Manager (VPSG6)

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other / One role Ongoing, One role Fixed Term 30/06/2024

Organisation: Victorian Health Building Authority

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/HI/1650765

Reference: VG/DH/HI/1650765

Occupation: Projects

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

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.

2 Positions available : One role Ongoing, One role Fixed Term to 30 June 2024


The Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) is responsible for the planning and delivery of the Victorian Government's multibillion-dollar health infrastructure program including $16.6 billion in managed assets and $8.8 billion in planning and delivery.

Our work includes planning and building new hospitals and ambulance stations, aged care and mental health facilities, early parenting centres, redeveloping existing hospital facilities as well as replacing and upgrading engineering infrastructure.

The VHBA is expanding our teams to help deliver a large pipeline of health capital projects across Victoria.

This opportunity will be suited to candidates that thrive in a challenging, collaborative, delivery focussed environment who enjoy making a difference in local communities.

The primary purpose of the Senior Project Manager role is the management and implementation of a range of Capital Projects. The role will be responsible for leading and developing a multi-disciplinary team, focussed on high performance, accountability and project excellence. This role will also lead the integration of project requirements including; engineering, cost, constructability, land planning and environment, communications and stakeholder relations.

The Senior Project Manager would confidently represent the Department negotiating with contractors as well as resolving complex issues through a process of consultation and negotiation with key stakeholders. The role would also focus on stakeholder issues and influence their views.

Are you:

  • Are you passionate about social infrastructure and delivering benefits to the community?
  • Want to be part of the largest health infrastructure team?
  • Committed to delivery of sustainable services to Victorian communities?
  • A person with excellent communication and relationship building skills?


  • Project manage the delivery of significant capital projects, so as to meet Government project objectives, budget and community expectations.
  • Develop quality feasibility studies and master plan for identified client requests for capital projects.
  • Manage the tendering process to engage consultants and builders required for project delivery and effective ongoing management of resulting contracts.
  • Monitor and report on project progress and expenditure, project cashflow and forecasting and report to key stakeholders and project management offices on overall program and budget performance.
  • Actively identify emerging pressures and possible issues and develop risk management strategies to address them.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.  This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19.  Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made.  If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through https://www.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-skills-exchange rather than via external advertisement.

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 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.

Senior Project Manager (VPSG6)

Job type:

Other / One role Ongoing, One role Fixed Term 30/06/2024

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Dijana Dragovic | dijana.dragovic@health.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Manager (VPSG6)