Change Manager

Opportunity to join the Data Insights team and work across a range of data projects and products, including bushfire response and recovery, emergency management personnel, aerial firefighting, planning and public land infrastructure.
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50942086S
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: PD - 50942086 VPS 5.2 Change Manager.docx (Word, 180KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrew Mellor
0428 230 443

Position Details

The Role

The Change Manager is a member of the Data Insights team in DELWP's Forest, Fire and Regions (FFR) Group. This role oversees technology and business change and supports the adoption of new data collection technology and processes, data governance, business intelligence reporting and predictive analytics, across the group and among its public land and emergency management stakeholders.

The Change Manager will focus on data projects and products across a range of themes, including bushfire response and recovery, emergency management personnel, aerial firefighting, planning and public land infrastructure.

Data Insights is a multi-disciplinary and specialised in-house data team, providing a range of centralised services, including business intelligence reporting, predictive analytics, and data management, to Forest, Fire and Regions Group and Victoria's land and emergency management partner agencies. Data Insights is transforming the way Forest, Fire and Regions Group uses data to support its role in creating safe, liveable, inclusive, and sustainable communities, and thriving natural environments.

The Opportunity

  • Work in a highly supportive team environment, with a culture which values connection, collaboration, curiosity, and authenticity
  • Make a difference in Victoria's bushfire, emergency, and land management sector

About you

You are passionate about data and are someone who can see the big picture, while having mastery of the details. You are a self-starter and an excellent communicator, and you love taking initiative and pioneering new and creative ideas. You are confident and comfortable working with ambiguity and uncertainty.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications


  • Comprehensive experience in a change management leadership role, particularly within high profile technology/data transformation projects
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of change management, including project analysis, research, organisational change methods, developing and coordinating strategic projects in a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated high level stakeholder management and engagement skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills.


  • An understanding of the principles of information technology including SQL Databases, Software Development Life Cycle, Agile processes, data governance and business intelligence reporting
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be desirable.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 2 years.

To be considered for this position, your application should include:

  • A written response [maximum three pages] to the Key Selection Criteria (specialist & capabilities) as detailed in the position description.
  • An up-to-date resume [maximum three pages] which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 29 September 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit

From here...