Manager, Industry and Initiatives Programs

An exciting opportunity is now available within the Industry and Initiatives Unit of the Department of Education and Training for a Manager. The role will provide leadership to a high performing team working to deliver a suite of funding programs targeted to support the Victorian training system and meet industry and workforce training needs.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/HESG/1393954
Closing Date: 28-Apr-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $159,124
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD Manager Industry and Intiatives.doc (Word, 247KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rosalie Staggard
7022 2154

Position Details


Looking for a new challenge?

Do you have:

  • A strong background in program management
  • Demonstrated experience in people management
  • A track record in stakeholder management

The Higher Education and Skills Group within the Department of Education and Training is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated professional to undertake the role of Manager, Industries and Initiatives.

The Manager will contribute towards the delivery of efficient and effective funding programs with a particular focus on workforce development and innovation.

You will manage the Workforce Training Innovation Fund; prepare high quality ministerial and departmental briefs, correspondence and reports in relation to the program; lead the implementation of continuous improvement in program management processes; and provide team leadership, mentoring and support to team members.

In this role you will be required to have an understanding of key phases of the program lifecycle and apply this knowledge to grant project management; competent in utilising system driven tools to manage programs or projects; recognise the links to and between programs and the Department's strategic objectives; and have strong people management skills.

To be considered for this position your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

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Applications close 28 April 2019

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