Project Manager Major Projects Office

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Department: Ambulance Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/603343
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Recruitment Team

Position Details


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager with a service excellence ethos to join the Transformation and Strategy division at Ambulance Victoria (AV).   This is a full-time, fixed term contract until 30 June 2020 based at AV's Doncaster headquarters. 

Reporting to the Program Manager, Major Projects Office (MPO). The position will be responsible for the end to end management of Transformation and Strategy projects. This role will also be responsible for ensuring time, budget, compliance and quality objectives are met.  

About the role

It is envisaged that the Project Manager will analyse data, interpret results, prepare reports and manage the implementation of recommended changes, in line with AV's Project Management Framework, including associated processes and templates. This role manages and oversees all aspects of the project relating to business engagement, operational change, technical build, test and implementation and vendor management/integration.

The position includes management of the following key activities: 

•             Identify project risks and develop contingency plans in line with the AV Risk Management Framework and AV Project Management Framework

•             Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project, including contractor oversight, account management and timely reporting

•             Contribute to the continuous improvement of project management policies, procedures, systems and templates within the AV Enterprise Portfolio Management Office.

•             Lead and manage project staff to ensure project deliverables are achieved and to drive superior business outcomes 

About you  

To be considered for this position you will have a demonstrated experience in program/project management methodologies and appropriate certification (preferably PRINCE 2, Waterfall and Agile), success in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders and preferably experience and familiarity of project management within a government environment. Conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure is valuable. 

What's in it for you? 

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance.  We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking. We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!

 How to apply? 

Applicants are requested to address the selection criteria detailed in the position description and to read the document ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria'. For any queries please email or, alternatively, phone 03 9840 3653. 

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:  

A covering letter

A resume

A document addressing the selection criteria detailed on the last page of the position description 

We request that your application for the position is forwarded by 5.00pm Friday 19 July 2019 by clicking on ‘apply online'. 

Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care for the Victorian community and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people. 

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