PPP Manager

The Victorian School Building Authority is a body within DET, focussed on the delivery of a significant school infrastructure program across the state. The Authority is at the forefront of cutting edge school design, development and construction innovation, unifying policy and delivery, supporting Victoria in becoming the Education State. An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Manager to lead the New Schools Public Private Partnership (PPP) team within the Major Projects team of the Delivery Division within the Victorian School Building Authority.
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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/IFSG/1334452
Closing Date: 24-May-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD - Major Projects - VPS 6 PPP Manager.doc (Word, 233KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Roseanne Jennings
(03) 9651 3256

Position Details

The purpose of the PPP Manager Role is to lead the PPP team and oversee and administer the operational requirements of two school PPP contracts that encompasses 27 school sites and from time to time the PPP Manager may assist and be involved in the delivery of non PPP capital projects.

This role involves a range of tasks and activities including: establishing and maintaining the DET Contract Management systems and processes required for both PPP and contracts; work with the consortia teams and the school Principals to monitor performance during the operating phase, establish processes and reporting procedure and oversee resourcing requirements; work with the school Principals and school leaders in the establishment and delivery of PPP school-based processes. This will involve developing ongoing and trusting relationships with the Principals to support them in the operation of the PPP model for their schools; oversee the development and implementation of contract management tools for the operating phase, including development of a contract administration manual and benefits realisation plan; and provide senior leadership, guidance and mentoring to the existing PPP administration team.

The PPP Manager will also have overall accountability for PPP contract administration, including: Overseeing the compliance with service specifications within the PPP contract/s to ensure the provision of high quality support and services to the schools; reporting on compliance with the contract/s including providing advice to the Department on performance against KPIs, risk management and the resolution of day-to-day issues as well as assuming the oversight and responsibility for managing Quarterly Service Payments due to the consortium; using expert knowledge of contract compliance and providing guidance on strategic contract management to senior executive and to the existing PPP administration team.

A pre-requisite for this role is previous PPP delivery experience, whilst commercial, legal and/or asset management experience on large-scale infrastructure projects will be highly regarded.

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

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. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close Thursday the 24th of May 2018

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