Leasing and Licensing Officer

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: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/CW/669552
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Until 6/03/2025
Attachments: 2022-11-24 PD 669552 Leasing and Licensing Officer VPS4 .docx (Word, 364KB)
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Contact: Penelope Pandeloglou
0447 747 318

Position Details


The Leasing and Licensing Officer is responsible for leasing and licencing transaction management, administration and oversight across various property portfolios owned or leased on behalf of the Director of Housing. These activities include negotiating, drafting, and providing advice on leasing and licensing matters and arranging the execution of documents.   

Reporting to the Portfolio Team Leader, this role is also a hands-on property management role that leads lease administration, stakeholder management, critical date and contract management, risk management and general portfolio administration duties.  

Are you:

  • A property professional with experience in property management within the public, private or not-for-profit sectors?
  • A team player and a collaborator with good understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act, Victorian Government Land Policies, and the role of the Valuer Generals Office?
  • A good communicator with an understanding of residential lease management specifically in the residential sector? 


  1. Lead the negotiation, drafting and execution of lease and licence agreements for Director of Housing owned and leased-in properties; provide advice and recommendations to management on leasing and licensing matters. 
  2. Contribute to the development office processes for the full suite of lease/licensing functions and portfolio management activities including critical date management, performance management, lease negotiation and execution and other related contract management functions. 
  3. Answer queries, provide timely advice, undertake follow up action and identify emerging administrative functions, pre-planning, and evaluation. 

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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