Manager Operations

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1798399JUNE2024
Closing Date: 25-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869
Job Duration: 30 June 2025
Attachments: D01265 - Manager, Operations - VPS 6.pdf (PDF, 237KB)


Contact: Rory McManamon on 0429 170 920
rory.mcmanamon@erv.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Manager, Operations (within Emergency Management)
  • Ongoing, Full Time
  • Attractive VPS 6 salary between $ $130,673 - $174,869 + superannuation

Emergency Management within the Department of Justice and Community Safety, works closely with government and agencies across the emergency management portfolio. The group is led by the Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management. Emergency Management includes the department's emergency management accountabilities and statutory entities and offices.

Emergency Recovery Victoria - What does the business unit do?

Emergency Recovery Victoria (ERV) is responsible for state and regional coordination for all emergencies to help communities build back better and emerge stronger. ERV is a business unit within the Department of Justice and Community Safety. Working directly with impacted communities, all levels of government, agencies and industry, ERV coordinates real, effective and timely support that communities need to recover after a major emergency. As well as providing strategic leadership on whole-of-government recovery activities and delivering state recovery outcomes, ERV supports locally led recovery efforts to support councils and ensure that community is at the centre of recovery.

What will the role do?

The Manager, Operations is a senior management role in the Recovery Programs Coordination and Delivery branch within ERV. The Manager, Operations is responsible for managing the planning, commissioning and initiate of ERV-led programs and initiatives to support community-led recovery after disaster.

Reporting to the Director, Recovery Programs Coordination and Delivery, the Manager, Operations will be a strong planner and problem solver, with experience in the delivery of operational programs and project management within a complex operating environment. You will have demonstrated commitment to working closely the ERV executive team to ensure the highest standards of performance and integrity are achieved.

This is a key operational role that will build genuine partnerships and collaborate across all levels of government, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to support community-led recovery from emergencies, ensuring the needs of affected individuals, communities and regions are met.

The key aspects of this role are:

  • Lead preparedness planning and activation of ERV led-programs and initiatives to support community-led recovery after emergency disaster.
  • Identify, recommend, and deliver evidence-based solutions for issues affecting service delivery outcomes

What skills and knowledge should the Manager, Operations have?

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Proven senior level experience leading teams in complex and geographically dispersed operating environments and ensuring the highest standards of delivery.
  • Strong budget development and oversight experience, including budget reviews and cost planning. 
  • A strong understanding of the processes and levers that apply to Government. 
  • Experience in disaster recovery is desirable.

If you have any queries, please contact Rory Mcmanamon, Deputy Director Recovery Programs Coordination and Delivery, via rory.mcmanamon@erv.vic.gov.au

If this sounds like a compelling job that you believe your skills would be a great match for, please APPLY NOW. Applications close 11.59pm – 25 June 2024.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

 The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

 If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.


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