Manager - Infrastructure

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

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Job Details
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Department: Family Safety Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/FSV/CW/520044
Closing Date: 01-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Until 31/12/2023
Attachments: 2023-1-18 PD 520044 Manager Infrastructure.docx (Word, 67KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Penny Hunt
0429 195 785

Position Details


The Manager – Infrastructure will lead on the delivery of the infrastructure portfolio on behalf of Family Safety Victoria.  The role is responsible for overseeing the establishment of The Orange Door physical premises at Sunshine, and the extension of the Barwon and Mildura Orange Door sites, as well as the infrastructure of the core and cluster refuge implementation across the state and other crisis accommodation, as part of its family violence reform program.

Reporting to the Director, Service Implementation and Support, the position will work in partnership with key stakeholders across government to oversee the infrastructure and IT infrastructure (The Orange Door) and applying robust project and risk management methodologies to support successful delivery and ensuring alignment of infrastructure project planning.

Are you

  • A high performing team player, with demonstrated experience in delivery of facilities or infrastructure related projects in the public sector?
  • Passionate about service reform and improving outcomes for vulnerable children and families?
  • Able to demonstrate exceptional stakeholder management and negotiation skills, to engage and partner across a varied and senior stakeholder group?


  1. Manage a team to deliver coordination and oversight of all infrastructure projects across The Orange Door program of work and the refuge core and cluster refuge implementation, including sourcing, design, fit out and handover of physical premises and IT infrastructure (The Orange Door).
  2. Provide leadership, to undertake a range of activities, including the review of plans and products and undertaking site visits, as required to support the effective delivery of infrastructure projects.
  3. Ensure alignment of infrastructure project planning and delivery with the overarching implementation plan and area based implementation plans.

Please open the position description to read more.


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Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

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