Manager Compliance, System Reform and Workforce

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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/SRW/531910
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2022-09-19 531910 VPS6 Manager Compliance PD.docx (Word, 130KB)

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Contact: Paul Paciocco
0402 078 643,

Position Details


Reporting to the State-wide Manager, Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement, the Manager, Compliance will lead four regionally based teams responsible for protecting the safety and human rights of people in receipt of human services through the effective regulatory oversight of service providers compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory obligations.

Based centrally, but often working through one of the department's regional offices, and implementing compliance and enforcement strategies across a broad range of human services, the Manager, Compliance will be responsible for:

  • the management, support and oversight of the four regulatory compliance and enforcement Team Leaders, located in each region;
  • utilising a risk-based approach to regulatory activities including capacity building activities designed to increase sector wide compliance;
  • providing sound strategic advice and recommendations on complex regulatory issues.


  • Effectively manage and provide leadership to a team of employees 
  • Provide oversight of and support Team Leaders in the conduct of proactive and responsive enforcement activities undertaken by Regulatory Officers
  • Support the development of the team's enforcement capabilities through formal and informal means, including on the job guidance and coaching

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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 (

Please apply to submit your interest in this position.

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