Senior Manager

Support the delivery of OPV’s key strategic projects, as well as supporting regular analytical outputs to the Treasury Secretary and Treasurer on the performance of Victoria’s major projects
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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1741405A
Closing Date: 04-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869
Job Duration: Until December 2025
Attachments: Senior Manager OPV - updated Nov 23.docx (Word, 3.19MB)

Contact: Preethi Rupanagudi or 0436 342 826

Position Details


About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

Office of Projects Victoria

The Office of Projects Victoria (OPV) leads and influences excellence in project delivery so Government projects are delivered on time and on budget, and the full benefits of the investment are realised for Victorians. OPV does this by providing trusted independent advice to the Victorian Government. The organisation provides project portfolio oversight and assurance, improvements to how projects are delivered, independent advice and targeted support, training and advice to project leaders.  The focus of OPVs work is on high value, high risk state infrastructure projects.

OPV's five key priority areas are:

  1. Project Advisory: undertaking project reviews to provide assurance of project delivery;
  2. Data and Analytics: undertaking portfolio wide monitoring and reporting;
  3. Engineering and Innovation: advancing engineering in Victoria and leading technical innovation on infrastructure projects;
  4. People and Systems: developing the skills and capability that project teams and leaders need to succeed; and
  5. Strategy and Productivity: focusing on identifying productivity opportunities in both supply chain and labour areas.

About the role

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Providing leadership in undertaking data and statistical analysis to support the delivery of OPV's key strategic projects, as well as supporting regular analytical outputs to the Treasury Secretary and Treasurer on the performance of Victoria's major projects.
  • Promoting the use of excellent data visualisation (including Tableau and Microsoft Power BI), to embed the use and demand for interactive data and high-quality dashboard reporting.
  • Being responsible for the quality of OPV's data held across its systems and oversee a process of continuous improvement.
  • Applying insights to a diverse range of key strategic policy and project questions.
  • Proactively disseminate outputs and ensure portfolio analysis is relevant to a range of Victorian State Government Departments.

Please review the position description for a full list of role accountabilities.

About you

To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to translate, to a wide variety of audiences, complex statistical and data analysis on key projects supporting the successful delivery of major infrastructure projects in Victoria
  • Proven track record in managing others to ensure outputs are delivered on time and to the highest quality, often under considerable time pressure.
  • Clear, high quality and visually impactful analysis in demanding circumstances, both independently and as a team leader.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with experience in writing clear, succinct briefs and reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to build relationships and work productively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, including senior executives.

Please review the position description for further details.

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

VPS employees and other JSE-eligible applicants are encouraged to apply on the Jobs & Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board. For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Preethi Rupanagudi 0436 342 826.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience. Applications close at midnight, 4 December, 2023. If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please contact the Careers team.

Covid-19 Vaccination
DTF is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act). To support this DTF has a COVID-19 Vaccination policy which strongly recommends all DTF employees be fully vaccinated.

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