Senior Project Manager, Developments

Delivering modern, fit-for-purpose health infrastructure draws on the best thinking and the most innovative solutions across design, engineering, sustainability and asset management disciplines. Working at the Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) is a chance to build a career in meaningful, life changing work that will make a difference to communities right across Victoria. You’ll thrive in a work culture where we’re committed to bring the best out of each other, while delivering world class health and wellbeing facilities.

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Department: Victorian Health Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/HI/1750086
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $129,379 - $173,138
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Senior Project Manager - Developments Position Description.pdf (PDF, 523KB)
Job Specification

Senior Project Manager - Developments Position Description.docx (Word, 588KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Catherine Spiteri

Position Details


The Senior Project Manager – Developments will lead the health capital infrastructure development from project inception through Masterplanning (project specific), Detailed Functional Brief, Development Feasibility, Concept Design Options and Construction Procurement & Staging Analysis to inform and develop full Business Cases for capital investment consideration by State Government.  Strong Development Management and Project Management, excellent commercial acumen, analytical ability, stakeholder management and communication skills are required to be successful in this role.

Are You

  • A Senior Development Manager or Senior Project Manager (Client side) who is highly experienced in large complex brownfield health infrastructure projects (including Aged Care) specifically in initial phases of the development lifecycle incorporating project inception, project definition, masterplanning, feasibility, concept design through to full business case development for capital investment consideration by State Government.
  • Have strong commercial acumen and attention to detail.
  • A person who takes initiative and has the ability to prioritise and schedule tasks in order to meet tight timelines?
  • Have an ability to motivate and deliver results with proven project leadership skills in a politically sensitive environment
  • Collaborative and positively engage with all Stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Passionate about improving the lives of Victorians through the delivery of health infrastructure projects.


The Senior Project Manager, Developments within the Asset Development and Infrastructure Services unit of the Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) will work in a collaborative team, managing the capital development process for critical health projects and development of full business cases pursuant to Department of Treasury and Finance guidelines.

The Senior Project Manager, Developments will work to manage and oversee a package ofhealth infrastructure projects from initial definition to full business case development to inform sound investment decisions by government in line with the VHBA's Project Management Framework (below). Reporting to the Project Director, Developments the Senior Project Manager, Developments will manage and oversee the all development activities required to develop and inform a full business cases, build, lead and maintain collaborative and constructive critical stakeholder relationships and drive excellence and innovation in the provision of capital planning, development and business cases.

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. 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.

Victorian Public Sector employees and other JSE-eligible applicants will receive priority consideration for this role and are encouraged to apply directly via the Jobs & Skills Exchange (JSE).

For further information please visit the Department of Health. Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

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