Senior Project Officer - Health Services Data (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/09/2022 (12 Months)

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/VAHI/634625

Reference: VG/DH/VAHI/634625

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

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 - Health Services Data

The Senior Project Officer – Health Services Data plays a key advisory role to support colleagues in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Division, understand and meet their emerging data and information requirements, and lead the future direction of data collections supporting the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System.

The successful candidate will have excellent conceptual and analytical skills, attention to detail, effective presentation, communication and stakeholder liaison skills (preferably in the health or not for profit sector), work well within a team to achieve team goals, and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage competing demands.

Are you:

  • Excellent at relationship building and have experience of working with a range of stakeholders including mental health or alcohol and other drug (AOD) service or providers and government?
  • Able to communicate technical information to the understanding of non-technical stakeholders?
  • Experienced in undertaking project management, have well-developed analysis skills and developing solutions to complex issues?
  • Committed to driving and supporting improvement in the Victorian MH sector?


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>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Senior Project Officer - Health Services Data (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 30/09/2022 (12 Months)

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Terrie Spall, Manager | 03 9067 0463, Terrie.Spall@vahi.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer - Health Services Data (VPSG5)