Senior Property Portfolio Officer, 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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Department: Homes Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Property
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/CW/685569A
Closing Date: 03-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 31/12/2025
Attachments: HV PD Senior Property Portfolio Officer VPS5 685569.pdf (PDF, 222KB)
Job Specification

HV PD Senior Property Portfolio Officer VPS5 685569.docx (Word, 202KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fiona Garvey

Position Details


Are you:

  • A property professional with experience in managing a diverse commercial property portfolio 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? 

The Senior Portfolio Officer is responsible for the management and oversight of complex property portfolios made available by Homes Victoria to registered housing agencies and providers. These activities include contract management, portfolio analysis and performance reporting, management, and administration of managing agent and landlord obligations. This includes drafting and review of complex property agreements (lease, variations, registration and/or removal of interests, etc).  

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


  1. Effectively manage, develop, and review office processes for the full suite of portfolio management functions including contract management, performance management, lease negotiation and execution, property title interest administration and other related contract management functions. 
  2. Answer queries, provide timely expert advice, undertake follow up action and identify emerging administrative functions, pre-planning, and evaluation. 
  3. Lead meetings and conferences, including liaison with senior executives and government officials coordinating papers, organising venues, agendas, taking minutes and follow-up actions and making travel and accommodation arrangements

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) <> 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 (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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