Principal Project Officer, NDIS Government Services Transfer

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CFDO/375843_506
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018-12-03 375843_506069 VPS6 Manager PD- Final.doc (Word, 1.02MB)

2018-12-03 375843_506069 VPS6 Manager PD- Final.pdf (PDF, 273KB)

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Contact: Amanda Rothwell
(03) 9096 8174

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 2 x Full-time, fixed term until 31 December 2019 (76 hours per fortnight)

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Position Summary:

The Principal Project Officer assists with leading the work relating to the transfer of government-delivered Supported Independent Living (SIL) and Short Term Accommodation and Assistance (STAA) services to new providers. This role will involve working closely with new providers and across the department's Divisions to resolve transfer-related issues, including issues related to workforce, information systems and data, and communication and engagement with transferring and non-transferring staff as well as residents and their families.

Are you

  • A strategic thinker with excellent conceptual and analytical skills?
  • Able to deliver complex projects in a dynamic environment?
  • Willing to work in a high pressure environment with hard deadlines?


How to Apply:

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

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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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