Executive Director, Developments

The Victorian Health Building Authority (the Authority) is a recognised leader in the origination, planning and delivery of social infrastructure projects for Victoria. With this significant financial responsibility, the Authority has a keen focus on boosting efficiency and innovation in the planning, management and delivery of infrastructure to meet the needs of our growing population, so Victorians have access to safe and modern health infrastructure and equipment to ensure the highest quality healthcare.  The Authority’s track record, recent implementation of both a best-practice Program Management Office and an integrated Communications and Engagement unit, together with national recognition for our High Value High Risk / Public Private Partnership projects, establishes the Authority as a centre of infrastructure project management expertise. Our aim is to deliver world-class services and facilities to ensure Victoria continues to be one of the most liveable places in the world, now and for generations to come.
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Department: Victorian Health Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: SES2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/HI/708255
Closing Date: 08-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $279,239 - $401,017
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: 2023-09-19 PD Executive Director Developments (708255).pdf (PDF, 174KB)
Job Specification

2023-09-19 PD Executive Director Developments (708255).docx (Word, 246KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jackson Hitchcock

Position Details


The Executive Director, Developments is accountable for delivering the development of health, mental health and aged care projects from masterplan, feasibility to business case that support international best practice in the delivery of health service outcomes. To achieve this, they will be responsible for overseeing a growing budget for development of $30m.

The Executive Director, Developments will lead the development of project investment pipelines encompassing billion-dollar precinct redevelopments, new hospitals, and community facilities. They will help define the Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) and Department of Health's priorities to maximise health outcomes for the people of Victoria. The role leads critical stakeholder engagement, strategic and operational leadership for capital development initiatives. The Executive Director, Developments will develop and oversee the process of master planning and feasibility including project formulation, project viability assessment, project planning/programming, procurement options, financial feasibility, and full business cases to deliver sound investment decisions to government.

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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