Senior Program Manager

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to join the Victorian School Building Authority as a Senior Program Manager. The Victorian School Building Authority (an organisational body within DET) focuses on the delivery of significant school infrastructure programs across the state. The Authority is at the forefront of cutting edge school design, development and construction innovation, unifying policy and delivery, and supporting Victoria in becoming the Education State. The successful applicant will be able to review, enhance and ensure that projects are delivered effectively, assist in the development of new projects and possess sound written and verbal communication as well as analytical skills. The position offers development opportunities through partnering with other professionals in the Branch on a variety of projects and programs.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/IFSG/1355875
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 18 months
Attachments: 7218-S~1.DOC (Word, 227KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kirsten Bell
03 9651 3439

Position Details

Senior Program Manager

The Senior Program Manager position sits within the Operations and Program directorate, which is responsible for delivering a range of programs. These services are delivered across Victoria.

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for the lead role in delivering the Inclusive Kindergardens Facilities Program (ISF-Kinders) and assisting other programs within as necessary. The main duties of this role will include:

• Strategic leadership and overview of the delivery and outcomes of the ISF-Kinder Program;

• Scoping and planning the annual programs including developing program plans, monitoring and reporting strategic milestones including time, cost, scope and quality;

• In-depth understanding of the Program Policy framework in which the program is delivered;

• managing the performance of an external program management contracts to deliver the works;

• managing the program to meet the budget;

• Building positive relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate and communicate the successful delivery of the programs; communicating complex issues, options and solutions to executive management.

The successful applicant will have the ability to engage successfully with key stakeholders and manage projects successfully. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and to have an impact on the Victorian education system.

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 Monday 24 September 2018


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