Senior Project Officer - Best Place (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 29/07/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 Months

Organisation: Safer Care Victoria

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/608217C

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/608217C

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

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.


Senior Project Officer - Best Place

The Senior Project Officer, Best Place program, works within the team to deliver on the strategic priorities of the unit.  Reporting to the Project Coordinator, Best Place, the Senior Project Officer will lead nominated key elements of the program in both data analysis and project delivery. The Best Place agenda aims to ensure that low-volume procedures are undertaken only in centres where they can be performed safely.

The team is seeking an individual, to support and lead projects that are fast paced, requiring capacity to exercise sound judgement, liaise effectively, and build relationships with key people. You will work with a range of internal and external stakeholders and operate with a high level of professionalism, initiative and collaboration

Are you:

  • An experienced analyst who has worked with healthcare data?
  • A person with good project management skills, who enjoys project planning and analysing information?
  • A strong communicator who can effectively lead projects and manage expert stakeholder groups?
  • Experienced in working in highly sensitive and dynamic environments and able to adapt to changing and often challenging priorities? 


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 Officer - Best Place (VPSG5)

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Full time / 12 Months

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Chris Breheny, Project Coordinator | 0412367854, Chris.Breheny@safercare.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer - Best Place (VPSG5)