Director Kinder Infrastructure Delivery

DIRECTOR KINDER INFRASTRUCTURE DELIVERY • Make an enduring impact in this greenfield senior leadership role • Shape the future of kinder schooling (kindergarten) • Oversee and deliver a significant program of works
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: SES1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20013958
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $207,116 - $267,445
Job Duration: 36months
Attachments: SES1 PD Director Early Childhood Infrastructure VSBA .docx (Word, 392KB)
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Contact: Evan Willen, SHK
03 8620 8039

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About the organisation

The Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) has been created by the Victorian Government to manage an ambitious suite of infrastructure projects with a value of over $10 billion. The VSBA remains within the Department of Education and Training and is focused on high quality and timely project delivery, with over 1,000 building projects across the State, as well as innovative reform in infrastructure design and delivery, and increased engagement with school communities. The VSBA was established in 2016 and is contributing to the delivery of the Government's Education State where every child has access to a great local school.

About the role

The Director Kinder Infrastructure Delivery will play a significant leadership role in overseeing the design, construction, development and delivery of early childhood infrastructure, with a particular focus on delivering kindergarten capital works on school sites. Reporting to the Executive Director Delivery Division, the appointee will oversee the procurement, design and delivery of projects, ensuring they meet quality standards while delivering public value within time and budget. As part of the project design and implementation process, the appointee will build productive relationships across DET central office, regional leadership teams, key government departments, Councils and other sector stakeholders while creating a culture of customer service while delivering a high-profile program of works.

About you

You are a senior capital works delivery professional with a strong commercial understanding of infrastructure program delivery and demonstrated ability to work as part of a high functioning senior leadership team. With excellent contract management and commercial acumen, you decisively manage financial issues and responsibilities. As an authentic leader, you contribute to strategic planning and culture in a positive manner to achieve best-practice in delivering outstanding outcomes. You are able to leverage your superior project management and commercial capabilities to lead major infrastructure initiatives that will deliver a significant social benefit at a state level.

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Please submit your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word format.  For more information email Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.

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.

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