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Deputy Registrar

An exciting opportunity to work for an independent statutory authority in a tribunal-like environment, whilst working closely with some of Victoria's most respected building industry professionals.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed team member to work within a collaborative, fast-paced, outcomes-driven team.
Relevant tertiary qualifications (e.g. law degree) and experience in a similar role, including experience working with and applying legislative provisions and processes, would be highly regarded.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1736
Closing Date: 01-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $107,119 - $117,293
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - bab - deputy registrar - grade 5.2_january 2019.docx
Contact: Luke Godfrey
Contact Details: 9618 9335

Position Details

As the Deputy Registrar, you will be responsible for supporting the Registrar to coordinate the Building Appeals Board's (the Board) activities and manage the provision of administrative support to the Board. The role is responsible for: leading and enhancing the appeals and disputes process, systems development, the implementation of improved procedures and processes, identifying trends and opportunities for improvements, the provision of high-level advice, liaising with a wide range of stakeholders, including board members, practitioners and consumers. The role is fast paced, multi-faceted and provides an opportunity to perform a function that benefits both the construction industry and the community.

Key Selection Criteria

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate:


  1. well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate information in a clear and confident manner to a range of internal and external stakeholders;
  3. demonstrated experience in supervising and mentoring team members and coordinating projects and resources, within an environment of competing demands and tight timeframes;
  5. strong organisational and self-management skills, including the ability to manage high        volume workloads and handle competing demands and deadlines;
  7. demonstrated experience producing accurate work with excellent attention to detail; and  
  9. ability to proactively identify opportunities for workplace innovation, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Why work for the Building Appeals Board?

The Board is a values-based organisation that invests in its employees. Our values are: We Problem Solve, We Work as One, We Deliver. In addition, the Board is undergoing significant and exciting development and change.

Benefits of working for the Board include:

  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives; and
  • Employee learning and development opportunities

Salary Details

A base Salary in the Grade 5.2 range of $107,119 - $117,293 per annum (plus 9.5% super), will be negotiated with the successful candidate, depending on their skills and experience.

The role is offered as a permanent role.

Application Process

The job application process requires you to:

  • upload your current resume;
  • proof of your right to work in Australia (e.g. citizenship or residency documents, or a      valid Australian working visa);
  • proof of any qualifications relevant to the role; and
  • the questionnaire (completed) provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application.


Please note:

  • Candidates are not required to address all selection criteria, only those listed above.
    • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
    • Standard recruitment practices apply, which may include interviewing, skills and competency testing, reference checking and other selection processes. 

Applications close midnight, Friday 1st February 



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