Senior Project Manager - Clinical

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: Victorian Health Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/HI/1694918
Closing Date: 12-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD - VPS-6 Senior Project Manager Clinical NMH VHBA (#697258).docx (Word, 274KB)
Job Specification

PD - VPS-6 Senior Project Manager Clinical NMH VHBA (#697258).pdf (PDF, 216KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Diana Shmulburd
0421 586 003

Position Details


The role will be responsible for overseeing the development of design briefs, ensuring quality standards and targets, quality assurance and quality control processes have been met and that design management plans are established, including the coordination of user group processes. The role will also manage the development of the design to meet the brief and the integration of fixtures, furniture and fittings, clinical and non-clinical equipment elements of the Project into the documentation.

Are you:

  • Clinically minded with a strong interest in designing new hospitals?
  • Passionate about improving the delivery of public sector capital health projects?
  • A person with excellent communication and relationship building skills?
  • A strong team player with the ability to work autonomously to deliver outcomes?


  • 1)   Project manage the delivery of the functional design requirements of the Project to meet the Government project objectives, budget and community expectations including by.

a)     maintaining a copy of the Functional Brief updated to align with any Modifications to the functional design requirements
b)     maintaining a personal daily log of events relating to design management
c)      attending all relevant meetings and workshops including with the health agency, User Groups, the Reference Group, consultants and other stakeholders as required
d)     coordinating and reviewing stakeholder comments on relevant documents for compliance with the Project's contractual framework and Functional Brief.
e)     preparing monthly status reports for submission to the Project's Design and Technical Lead.

  • 2)     Manage and oversee the full life cycle of the Project to meet departmental objectives including preparing and presenting quality reports and work briefings in accordance with the Project's project management processes.
  • 3)     Ensure that the Project is delivered in accordance with relevant legislation and government regulations and guidelines.
  • 4)     Provide leadership, guidance and authoritative advice to internal and external stakeholders and prepare and present detailed, comprehensive reports, ministerial briefs, cabinet and agency submissions on complex matters.
  • 5)   Identify emerging issues, risk and trends impacting on the successful achievement of key business objectives and imperatives and issues and initiate risk management strategies to address them based on comprehensive research and investigations.
  • 6)     Formulate compliance and evaluation strategies to address specific issues related to the effective provision and implementation of required outcomes.
  • 7)     Pro-actively build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate a partnership approach.
  • 8)     Proactively resolve problems and facilitate positive outcomes.
  • 9)     Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • 10)  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. Monitor OHS compliance associated with the design and constructability of the project and proactively address issues as they arise.
  • 11)  Demonstrate 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.
  • 12)  Prepare monthly status reports and submit to the Design and Technical Lead.

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.


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 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.

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