Support Services Project Manager

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 49092

Reference: 49092

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.

About Us

Monash Health is Victoria's largest public health service.  We provide safe, high-quality care to one-quarter of Melbourne's population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of life.  More than 18,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

The Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) is a $543M 195 bed stand-alone heart hospital, which is a first in Australia.  Construction of the hospital has commenced on the Monash University site in Clayton.  The hospital will be managed by Monash Health and is expected to be opened in early 2023. We are now looking to appoint a Senior Project Manager in our Support Services team, to lead the planning, commissioning and implementation of a significant proportion of the non-clinical functions for the VHH project.  The appointment willbe for a fixed term until early February 2023, working full time hours across Monday-Friday. 

About the Role

As a member of the VHH Project and Planning team and reporting to the Director Support Services, this is a senior role whose responsibilities will encompass a range of activities across the project continuum.  They focus on the provision of non-clinical services that include food services, patient support, cleaning, linen, pest control, waste management, washroom services, vending services and environmental sustainability.  You will need to develop effective working relationships at multiple levels including the Executive, as well as both clinical and non-clinical areas.

In addition this position will play a pivotal role in working with both our Procurement team and with Monash University in relation to the logistics model require to deliver services to Victorian Heart Hospital.

About You

With proven experience in successfully delivering complex capital projects, along with extensive experience managing non-clinical services, you can also demonstrate:

  • strong written and oral communication skills including active listening;

  • excellent negotiation skills;

  • proven ability to work effectively within a team, which may include both internal and external stakeholders;

  • ability to manage complex projects and competing priorities; and

  • outstanding organisation, analytical and problem solving skills.

Importantly, you have the ability to lead change in a positive and productive manner. Previous experience in a complex healthcare environment will be highly regarded.

In return

You'll play a pivotal role in delivering Australia's first dedicated heart hospital, deriving satisfaction from its impact on the health of Victorians.  You'll have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to subsidised staff car parking a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  In addition, working full time hours will provide you with the ability to accrue a day off every four weeks.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.  At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account.Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Support Services Project Manager

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Sharon McNulty - 95942039

Support Services Project Manager