Manager, Housing Operational Policy

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: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/CW/681927
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2022-11-24 PD 681927 VPS6 Manager.docx (Word, 469KB)
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Contact: Alison Rutherford
alison.rutherford@homes.vic.gov.au

Position Details

THE ROLE

Are you a: 

  • A dynamic and supportive people leader who is passionate about staff development and growth?
  • Have extensive experience in housing operational policy and service delivery, and is agile in their approach?
  • A problem solver who can lead projects and the development of practical and creative solutions?

 This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to lead the Housing Operational Policy Team in the Housing Policy Branch of Homes Victoria (Department of Families, Fairness and Housing). The Operational Policy team has a focus on enabling equitable access to safe, appropriate, affordable housing and embedding housing as essential infrastructure.

ACCOUNTABILITIES INCLUDE

  1. Provide high quality business intelligence, authoritative advice and sound policy recommendations to senior management and government based on comprehensive research.
  2. Oversee the development of policy and initiatives that meet government and departmental objectives within resourcing, timeline and budget parameters.
  3. Review and report on high priority issues, risks and trends and prepare and present comprehensive reports, ministerial briefs and cabinet and agency submissions on complex issues.

Please open the position description to read more.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS POLICY

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.

HOW TO APPLY

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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