Senior Project Manager (VPSG6)

Job posted: 04/09/2023
Applications close: 26/09/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 3 Years

Organisation: Victorian Health Building Authority

Salary: $129,379 - $173,138

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/HI/1746649

Reference: VG/DH/HI/1746649

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $129,379 - $173,138

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Delivering modern, fit-for-purpose health infrastructure draws on the best thinking and the most innovative solutions across design, engineering, sustainability and asset management disciplines. Working at the Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) is a chance to build a career in meaningful, life changing work that will make a difference to communities right across Victoria. You’ll thrive in a work culture where we’re committed to bring the best out of each other, while delivering world class health and wellbeing facilities.


Responsible to the Director, Design New Melton Hospital (NMH) Project, the Senior Project Manager - Clinical will be responsible for overseeing the development of design briefs, ensuring quality standards and targets, quality assurance and quality control processes have been met and that design management plans are established, including the coordination of user group processes.

The role will also manage the development of the design to meet the Project Brief and the integration of fixtures, furniture and fittings, clinical and non-clinical equipment elements of the Project into the documentation. From time to time, the Senior Project Manager - Clinical may also be required to provide support and guidance to a range of projects within the Victorian Health Building Authority's broader Public Private Partnership (PPP) and High Value/High Risk program. While the primary purpose of the Senior Project Manager – Clinical is to co-ordinate the design process and undertake design reviews on the NMH Project, the role will also provide authoritative specialist input into the development and delivery of design and technical requirements for VHBA's High Value High Risk (HVHR) capital projects in particular those projects delivered as PPPs. The role requires significant experience in procurement, planning and design of acute hospitals including an understanding of acute hospital services and how they are translated into the built form.

Are you

  • Someone with strong project management skills?
  • Someone with experience providing authoritative quality design advice?
  • Someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills particularly on the delivery of High Value High Risk and PPP projects.?
  • Clinically minded with a strong interest in designing new hospitals?
  • Passionate about improving the delivery of public sector capital health projects?
  • A person with excellent communication and relationship building skills?
  • A strong team player with the ability to work autonomously to deliver outcomes?


The Senior Project Manager – Clinical will be a focused and capable professional who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public health infrastructure and working within a high-performing project team to drive successful outcomes. You will operate in a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will need to operate autonomously.

 The role requires significant experience in planning and design of acute hospitals including an understanding of acute hospital services and how they are translated into built form.

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 up-to-date with their vaccinations 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. 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.

Victorian Public Sector employees and other JSE-eligible applicants will receive priority consideration for this role and are encouraged to apply directly via the Jobs & Skills Exchange (JSE).

For further information please visit the Department of Health. Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

For further information about VHBA:  https://www.vhba.vic.gov.au/about-us

Senior Project Manager  (VPSG6)

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Full time / 3 Years

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Yael Hadley | yael.hadley@health.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Manager  (VPSG6)