Contract and Delivery Specialist

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.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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Job Details
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Department: Homes Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/711524A
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $175,731 - $238,997
Job Duration: 4 years
Attachments: HV PD GLM2 STS7 Contract and Delivery Specialist (711524).docx (Word, 210KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mark Parkinson
8850 7553 /

Position Details


An exciting leadership opportunity exists for a highly experienced and specialised Contract and Delivery Specialist within the Large Scale Partnerships team, Housing Development Branch at Homes Victoria. Reporting to the Director – Large Scale Partnerships, the Contract and Delivery Specialist will be accountable for leading the successful delivery of the Ground Lease Model Project – South Yarra, Prahran, Hampton East and Port Melbourne (also known as GLM2). This is a critical leadership role that will provide strong leadership and be for both the commercial and technical management of the project from enabling works through to completion and transition to operations.


  • Lead and manage a complex Ground Lease Model project under the HVHR and Partnerships Victoria frameworks within the approved budget and scope, to the agreed timeframe, in accordance with Government policy frameworks and to the highest standards of project governance and management.
  • Lead a project team comprising VPS staff and external consultants to provide authoritative, strategic and expert advice on a range of complex project design and technical issues and commercial and operations matters.
  • Effectively engage and negotiate with contractors to achieve project objectives and outcomes and manage interface risks.


The department strongly recommends (but does not mandate) that employees maintain their COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with current ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) advice, given their individual circumstances. As of June 2023, DFFH does not require evidence of COVID-19 vaccination status.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

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 (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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