Lead Contracts and Business - Air Ambulance/Complex Care (ARV/AAV)

Job Details
Department: Ambulance Victoria Springboard
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function:
Work Location: Essendon Fields
Reference: VG/791406
Closing Date: 01-Nov-2019
Salary Range:
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: How to apply for a position with AV.pdf (PDF, 171KB)

AD PD Lead Contract & Business (ARV_AAV).pdf (PDF, 1.20MB)
Position Description


Position Details

Ambulance Victoria's (AV) mission is to improve the health of our community by delivering innovative, high quality ambulance services in order to achieve Best Care for every patient, every time.  An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Contracts and Business Performance professional, based at our Essendon Fields Offices.

About the role

This permanent full time role is responsible for managing, developing and coordinating contract management functions for statewide Air Ambulance/Complex Care contracts and finance matters. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager Contracts & Business Performance, in a newly established team, you will have a remit for some of Ambulance Victoria's most significant Contracts.

About you

You will have sound financial and business management skills, preferably developed in a public sector environment supported by a tertiary qualification in business, logistics, management or public administration discipline. 

You will have:

  • Excellent communication, analytical and leadership skills
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Proven ability to manage resources within a budget
  • Experience in managing tendering and business development activities

The successful candidate must have a current Victorian Driver's License and be willing to travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria when required.  Successful applicants will need to complete a National Police Check.

AV has introduced salary bands and this position is graded at AV 6.  The salary range for an AV 6 position is $140,820 - $161,670 plus 9.5% superannuation. The expectation is that employees will commence at the base of the grade applicable to a position.


As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance.  Our many benefits include, salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off (for full time roles), ongoing learning and development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and free on-site parking.  

How to apply

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process. Applicants are requested to address the selection criteria detailed in the position description and to read the document ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page.

To be considered for this opportunity, please ensure the following documents are included in your application;

  • Covering Letter
  • Resume
  • A document addressing the key selection criteria (outlined on page 3 of the PD below heading of Key Selection Criteria). 

Applications must be submitted by: 5pm, Friday 1st November 2019.  

To be considered, applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ by clicking on "Apply online".    

Please note that applications via INDEED will not be considered.

For any queries please email recruitment@ambulance.vic.gov.au or call Recruitment and Selection on 03 9840 3653

Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people. 

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