Head of Finance and Procurement

The Ombudsman provides a free, independent, accessible and impartial service to Victorians. Her role is to ensure that state and local government services are delivered in a fair and reasonable manner that is compatible with the rights protected by the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006. The Ombudsman also investigates allegations of improper conduct referred by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC).
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Department: Victorian Ombudsman
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/401669
Closing Date: 22-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Head of Finance and Procurement Position Description.docx (Word, 49KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Chief Operating Officer
0437 219 409

Position Details

Want to make a difference to the Victorian Public Sector?

  • $116,863 - 156,387 per annum plus super
  • Ongoing or fixed term, full time role
  • Melbourne CBD Location
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment

About us
The Victorian Ombudsman (VO) is seeking applicants for an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic public sector office whose purpose is to ensure fairness for Victorians in their dealings with the public sector and improve public administration.

The Ombudsman also promotes excellence in public administration in Victoria through systemic investigations, publication of authoritative reports and engagement within both the government sector and the broader community.

VO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible and safe work environment. We want to ensure all applicants and employees with disability are treated respectfully and equitably in all stages of the recruitment process.

We encourage job applications from people of all genders, sexual orientation, ages, religions, disability and cultures including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

VO is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements. The types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

About the role
The Finance and Procurement portfolio is responsible for the organisation-wide financial management, including budgeting, planning, forecasting and the delivery of financial reporting and analysis.

About you
You will have demonstrated experience in developing a team from ground-up, leading by example, inspiring, motivating and developing technical experts using a coaching/mentoring approach.  Extensive experience in financial management, financial planning, budgeting and forecasting including asset management and procurement. Proven ability to proactively responds to trends, emerging issues, risks and opportunities.

Applications should be submitted online via the ‘Apply Now' button. To be considered for this role, you must include:

  1. Full Resume
  2. A cover letter addressing your experience against the Key Selection Criteria for the role

Applications close midnight Sunday 22  July 2018

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement or adjustment to the recruitment process, then please contact the People and Development team on (03) 9613 6181 or email people@ombudsman.vic.gov.au.

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