Senior Project Manager, Mechanical & Electrical

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/CW/376507A
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: HV PD Senior Project Manager Mechanical & Electrical VPS6.pdf (PDF, 319KB)
Job Specification

HV PD Senior Project Manager Mechanical & Electrical VPS6.docx (Word, 585KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Pamela Clendenning

Position Details


Are you:

  • Experienced in supporting the management and delivery of high-volume contracts with multiple consultancies and stakeholders
  • Able to manage and oversee the full lifecycle of projects (including feasibility, design management, town planning, tendering and contract administration) with a focus of identifying risks and establishing risk mitigation processes
  • A dynamic team-player with exceptional written and verbal communication skills, committed to delivering outcomes under tight timeframes
  • Passionate and driven about the Government's agenda of substantially increasing social and affordable housing in Victoria?

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager to support project delivery for the Facilities Management Unit, Asset Management. The Senior Project Manager supports the management and delivery of multi-disciplinary consultancies and contracts for the Mechanical and Electrical Team.

The role will require a dynamic, flexible, and experienced candidate with experience in all facets of project management including coordinating procurement processes, providing authoritative advice, and building strong stakeholder relationships to deliver key project outcomes.


1. Contribute to the full life cycle of projects to meet departmental objectives including:

(a)  Undertaking research, analysis and implementation of projects based on defined outcomes and outputs.

(b)  Managing projects or sub-projects and being accountable for the successful delivery and completion of the projects/sub-projects within resourcing, timeline, and budget parameters.  

(c)   Monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure departmental objectives are met.

2. Understand financial boundaries and manage cashflows to ensure budgets and deadlines are met.

3. Provide authoritative advice to internal and external stakeholders and prepare and present detailed reports, ministerial briefs, cabinet, and agency submissions on complex matters.

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The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <> portal.

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 (

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