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Team Leader, Inspection Services

Opportunity to lead, implement change and add value via continuous improvement.
Once in a lifetime opportunity to work on something truly unique and gain valuable experience that you will not get anywhere else.
Fixed-term opportunity, until 30 June 2020.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1298
Closing Date: 09-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $139,017
Job Duration: 30 June 2020
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Contact: Anita Dorfer-Mehanic
Contact Details: 03 9618 9199

Position Details

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is looking to appoint a technically savvy Team Leader to join our Inspection Services team.

This position will be responsible for delivering technical knowledge and application to the Inspection function, undertaking audit and inspection of practitioners, monitoring inspection functions, providing advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders as well as leading, developing and managing a high performing team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with strong technical skills looking to move into management!



Team Leader

  • Oversee the day to day activities of the team to ensure business outcomes are delivered and provide regular reports to the Manager.
  • Monitor and evaluate employees' performance and ensure that the team is performing in line with the VBA's monitoring and evaluation practices.


Inspection Advice

  • Coordinate the provision of technical reports, input and strategy into a variety of matters including site inspections and assessment of relevant documentation.
  • Provide expert opinion and advice on matters relating to the termination of building surveyor appointments, building orders, owner builder certificates of consent and matters of dispute or complaint.


Stakeholder Liaison and Advice

  • Enhance the VBA's profile with its primary stakeholder groups including industry participants and building consumers in Victoria through strong customer responsiveness and service delivery.


Key Selection Criteria:


  • A current registration as a building surveyor (unlimited or limited), with high-level technical knowledge and skills is essential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the building industry, relevant legislation and contemporary and emerging issues.
  • Experience in managing and developing teams to achieve outputs within a customer-service environment.
  • Strategic planning skills, including the ability to anticipate, identify, and develop goals and strategic direction.


Why work for the VBA? 


The VBA is a values-based organisation which invests in its employees.

Benefits of working for the VBA include:

  • flexible working arrangements,
  • employee health and well-being initiatives, and
  • employee learning and development opportunities.

Salary Details

$118,908 to $139,017 per annum (+ 9.5% super)

Application Process

To view the full position description and start your application, click ‘Apply Now'.

The VBA's job application process requires you to upload:

  • current resume,
  • a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria for the position,
  • proof of your right to work in Australia (e.g. citizenship or residency documents, or a valid Australian working visa), and
  • proof of any qualifications relevant to the role.


Please note:

  • Candidates are not required to address all selection criteria, only those listed in the advert.
  • Unsuccessful candidates found suitable during this process may be approached for similar vacancies within the next year.


Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday 9th June 2019.

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