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Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 June 2024

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/CSI/1640737

Reference: VG/DH/CSI/1640737

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Project Officer, Health Sector Assurance is an exciting and dynamic role that supports the Department of Health (the department) in driving the adoption of best practice and continuous improvement in relation to the delivery of digital health projects across the Victorian public health sector, as well as projects which are managed internally in the department for the health sector.

The Sector Project Assurance team conducts risk-based assurance, focusing on driving the health sector's projects to succeed and achieve their planned benefits.

Key accountabilities

Operating at value range 1, you will:

  • Act as the primary contact between the department and health sector project teams to ensure the department and the projects meet their respective obligations
  • Conduct assurance in accordance with the department's Sector Project Assurance Framework
  • Forge strong connections across the department and health sector to facilitate a partnership approach
  • Work with senior management to set and achieve key performance indicators and standards
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate how the actions and outcomes of this role and work unit impact clients and the department's ability to deliver, or facilitate the delivery of, effective support and services

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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 Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30 June 2024

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Katrina O’Rourke | katrina.orourke@health.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)