Senior Risk and Operations Advisor (VPSG5)

Job posted: 12/02/2020
Applications close: 26/02/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DHHS/I/559802A

Reference: VG/DHHS/I/559802A

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

The Senior Risk and Operations Advisor is key role within VHHSBA's Project Management Office and is responsible for: developing, implementing and supporting the adoption of effective project/operational risk and change management standards and practices across VHHSBA's diverse asset base and project portfolio; supporting project teams with operational risk and change management subject matter expertise to help drive improved accountability and project performance; promoting a risk/exceptions based approach to Project Management within the Authority to support delivery of enhanced project outcomes; driving capability uplift and project adoption of and compliance with VHHSBA's Project Management Framework (PMF); support continuous improvement of the PMF to ensure alignment to leading practise in the areas of risk and change management; and, identifying and escalating critical risks/exceptions to the Project Standards, Capability and Continuous Improvement Manager, as required and providing expert advice on appropriate mitigation and management.

Are you

  • An experienced risk management professional with a capital projects and infrastructure delivery background?
  • Driven, agile and detail-oriented with experience managing complex stakeholder interfaces and conflicting project priorities?
  • Able effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels to promote buy-in and improve organisational outcomes?

How to Apply:

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

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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.