ICT Portfolio Manager

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.

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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/CS/1682879
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 376928 - ICT Portfolio Manager - VPS6 - Position Description (3).docx (Word, 163KB)
Job Specification

Contact: David Stephens
david.stephens@health.vic.gov.au

Position Details

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Information Digital Solutions (IDS) ICT Portfolio Manager oversees the planning, development, and execution of the Department of Health (DH) and Shared Corporate ICT project portfolio.  The ICT Portfolio Manager achieves this outcome by:

  • Developing and managing end-to-end project portfolio management processes;
  • Establishing and maintaining comprehensive, accurate, and timely portfolio reporting to provide actionable insights to enable effective proactive management of the portfolio;
  • Identifying and managing overarching risks to portfolio delivery;
  • Establishing and maintaining trusted and effective working relationships with IDS business stakeholders;
  • Establishing and maintaining trusted and effective working relationships with both internal shared services providers and external vendors.
  • A subject matter expert in ICT project governance, including the development, implementation and support of tools and frameworks?
  • Able to inspire and coach staff at all levels to build capability in ICT program and project delivery?
  • A systems-thinker who can maintain an attention to detail. A seasoned and highly effective policy adviser with superior writing skills that compels your audience to be discerning of applicable IT policies in their workplace?

Are you?

  • A subject matter expert in ICT project governance, including the development, implementation and support of tools and frameworks?
  • Able to inspire and coach staff at all levels to build capability in ICT program and project delivery?
  • A systems-thinker who can maintain an attention to detail. A seasoned and highly effective policy adviser with superior writing skills that compels your audience to be discerning of applicable IT policies in their workplace?

Accountabilities

  • Portfolio process ownership - the ICT Portfolio Manager is responsible for developing and managing key portfolio management processes.  This is done in collaboration with portfolio management functions operating in the Department of Health and shared services providers and relevant business stakeholders.  Where possible, common approaches and processes are highly desirable.
  • Portfolio Reporting and Analysis - the ICT Portfolio Manager role is responsible for the development and provision of high quality, accurate, and timely portfolio level reporting and analysis.  The ICT Project Portfolio Manager will work closely with shared services portfolio management functions to develop, enhance, deliver, and maintain portfolio level reporting.
  • Portfolio Risk Management - the ICT Portfolio Manager role is responsible for the identifying and managing portfolio level risks.
  • Portfolio Communications - the ICT Portfolio Manager role is responsible for developing and distributing regularly communication regarding the ICT Project Portfolio, reporting regularly to approved governance forums.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates how the actions and outcomes of this role and work unit impact clients and the department's ability to deliver, or facilitate the delivery of, effective support and services.
  • Undertaking other tasks relevant to the branch's functions as required.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through https://www.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-skills-exchange rather than via external advertisement.

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 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 <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

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