Manager, VDSS Funding

Manager, VDSS Funding- Fixed Term/ Full Time until 30.06.2025
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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/OOS/20002255B
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: 30/06/2025
Attachments: APPROVED10687_Manager_30-04-19_VET_Unit.updated (1).doc (Word, 250KB)
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Contact: Carly Kling

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Manager- VDSS Funding- Fixed Term/Full Time until 30.06.2025


An exciting opportunity exists to join the newly established Senior Secondary Pathways Reform Taskforce in the Department of Education and Training.

The Taskforce was established to lead a generational reform agenda in response to the 2020 Review into Vocational and Applied Learning Pathways in Senior Secondary Schooling. These reforms will collectively support all Victorian secondary students to pursue high-quality and valued vocational pathways aligned to their strengths and interests and to finish schooling with the skills and capabilities they need for success in further education, training, work, and life.

High performing candidates are sought across a range of functions, including policy and strategy, program management, governance, stakeholder engagement and communications and program delivery.

The Manager will lead a small team to design and implement reforms to VDSS funding, working closely with existing teams within the division and colleagues in Higher Education and Skills Group, the Office of TAFE Coordination and Delivery, Funding Strategy Division, Schools and Regional Services Group and Policy, Strategy and Performance Group.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience in designing and implementing projects (with a funding focus is desirable), strong project management skills and the ability to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Knowledge of VET funding systems and processes is highly desirable.

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

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 3 October 2022

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