5 x Senior Project Manager, Housing Development Branch, Homes Victoria

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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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Job Details
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Department: Homes Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/CW/590449A
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 30/06/2024
Attachments: HV PD VPS 5 Senior Project Manager - Homes Victoria.pdf (PDF, 307KB)
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HV PD VPS 5 Senior Project Manager - Homes Victoria Delivery Generic.docx (Word, 621KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nathan Kosiak
03 9500 5335

Position Details


Are you:

  • Experienced in coordinating and capturing outcomes and supporting the delivery of large scale, fast-paced social infrastructure projects?
  • Able to manage and oversee the full lifecycle of projects (including feasibility, construction and design management, government procurement processes, 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?
  • Proficient in core project management competencies including cost management, programme preparation and tracking, quality and risk management, reporting and compliance management?

The Senior Project Managers will work in a collaborative and innovative team focused on delivering the Government's agenda of increasing access to social and affordable housing for Victorians. The roles will require a dynamic, flexible candidate with experience in large-scale delivery programs, construction, design management and town planning processes. The roles will also require extensive project management experience, coordination of procurement processes, construction contract administration, experience in providing authoritative advice, reporting and building strong stakeholder relationships to deliver key capital 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. Prepare procurement documents and assist the Principal Project Manager with evaluations, negotiations and facilitating decisions through program governance forums.
3. Undertake quality management, due diligence and site investigation management.

Please open the position description to read more.


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) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> 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 (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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