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Manager, Practitioner Discipline
• Opportunity to provide authoritative strategic, regulatory and operational advice
• Autonomy provided and opportunity to put your skills and experience to full use

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1950
Closing Date: 23-Feb-2019
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: position description - compliance and enforcement - manager practitioner discipline (1950) (grade 7.1_sts).docx
Contact: Rosemary Martin
Contact Details: 03 9618 9205

Position Details

The Manager, Practitioner Discipline is responsible for leading and managing the business unit accountable for undertaking disciplinary proceedings and determining disciplinary outcomes in relation to plumbing and building practitioners. The Manager will also be expected to undertake and determine disciplinary outcomes in addition to leading the team.

The role facilitates the delivery of core practitioner disciplinary functions under the Building Act 1993 (Act), including evaluation of complex representation submitted by registered building practitioners, judicial proceedings and determination of disciplinary outcomes. The role is also responsible for the resolution of complex operational issues, providing authoritative strategic, regulatory and operative advice to a wide range of stakeholders while implementing effective interventions and solutions


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

  • Tertiary qualifications in law are mandatory, while management, public administration or related disciplines will be highly regarded, as will  post-graduate qualifications.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing an occupational discipline function or related enforcement function with a high-level of understanding in investigation techniques, tribunal procedures, administrative decision-making and the principles of natural justice.
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on a range of evidence.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high-level strategic and regulatory advice including the formulation of strategic responses, recommendations and action plans. 
  • Substantial experience in leading and developing a team, implementing business plans, coordinating projects and managing associated budgets.


Work for the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and you will join a values-based organisation who invests in employees. Our values: We
problem solve, we work as one and we deliver.

Benefits of working for the VBA include:
Flexible working arrangements
• Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
• Employee learning and development opportunities

Salary package (Grade 7) in the range of $161,508 - $180,888 per annum 9.5% plus super, will be negotiated with the successful candidate, depending on skills and experience.

For full job details and to apply, click 'Apply Now' below. The VBA job application process requires you to:

  • Answer the mandatory questions in the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next'
  • Upload your current resume and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.
  • Upload your right to work in Australia documentation.

• To review the application process and questions, click on “Preview application form” when you can see the job details. 
• Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted
• Standard recruitment practice applies, which may include interviewing, skills/competency testing, reference checking and/or other selection processes.

Applications due by midnight on Sunday 23 February 2019.


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