Project Officer - Planning and Reporting

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: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/VAHI/570926B
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $71,853 - $87,245
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: 2021-11-19 Project Officer - VAHI VPS3.pdf (PDF, 220KB)
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2021-11-19 Project Officer - VAHI VPS3.docx (Word, 967KB)
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Contact: Sam Colverson, Manager
03 8633 4503,

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Project Officer - Planning and Reporting

The Project Officer works within the Strategy and Performance team to assist in the co-ordination and implementation of key strategy, planning, and reporting deliverables.

Are you:

  • A natural communicator both written and verbally, who is able to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders?
  • Committed to driving and supporting improved safety and quality in Victorian health services?

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. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as Influenza, coronavirus (COVID-19) and other transmissible diseases based on Victorian Chief Health Officer advice as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and duties performed. The department's mandatory vaccination policy outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required.


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 <>

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