Senior Advisor, Response Performance

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/CR/1597022
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 30 June 2022
Attachments: PD - Senior Advisor Response Performance.docx (Word, 161KB)
Job Specification


Position Details


Applications Close: 23rd January 2022

Role: Senior Advisor, Response Performance

Number of vacancies available: 1, Fixed Term until 30/06/2022

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home


Working closely with the unit leadership team and the Office of the Deputy Secretary, the Senior Advisor will undertake a range of project work aimed at building capacity, capability and trust within Response Performance teams

Key accountabilities:

  • Support the high-level planning and prioritisation of the Executive Director's time and energy
  • Liaise with the Office of the Deputy Secretary to review, respond to and close-out Ministerial briefings, correspondence and requests in a timely manner
  • Provide specialist evidence-based policy and strategic advice to the Executive Director
  • Undertake and assist with research, preparation of complex reports, special projects and other work assignments
  • Monitor and report on high priority issues, risks and trends and prepare and present comprehensive reports, ministerial briefs, Cabinet and agency submissions on complex issues
  • Develop and maintain a range of systems, reporting and guidelines to track and manage information flows in and out of the Office of the Executive Director
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and facilitate the flow of information across the department and with key external stakeholders.
  • Identify and implement a range of activities that enhance performance and service delivery outcomes.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

From here...