Senior Systems Support Specialist (FMIS)

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1348972
Closing Date: 26-Aug-2018
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - FINANCE - Senior System Support Specialist (FMIS).pdf (PDF, 151KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced Accountants for two Senior Systems Support Specialists working across Victorian rural and regional health agencies. These newly created fulltime, fixed term (3 year) positions can be strategically located within Victoria with each preferably based at different host sites provided by nominated health agencies. Both positions have a state-wide role and the successful applicants will be required to provide expert knowledge and advice across all rural and regional health agencies both remotely and through on-site visits.

DHHS has partnered with Subject Matter Experts to provide a revised IT support model which delivers value to day to day operations of agencies. The revised support model provides a consistent and effective approach for agencies to access required Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) support and optimise functionality already available on agencies' platforms. This model comprises a centralised (but not centrally located) System Specialist Support Team (SSST) for the provision of application support that ensures the features of Oracle R12 are maximised and any available functionality of R11i is being used in its proper capacity.

The successful applicants will have strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to engage with stakeholders across all levels.  Applicants should have experience in the functional support of Oracle e-business FMIS modules, the ability to support a financial and supply user base, produce user guides and functional specifications for system changes and deliver user training.                                                                                                             

Applicants will have appropriate tertiary qualifications leading to membership of the Australian Society of Accountants or equivalent, a current Victorian Drivers Licence, consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Liz Bramich, Regional Financial Systems Manager (FMIS) on (03) 5564 4132 or email

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 26 August 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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