Senior Project Manager (2 positions), Client Incident Management Project Team

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CFDO/510822
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 2017-08-07 CFDO 510822 & 510823 PD Senior Project Officer VPS5 FINAL.doc (Word, 977KB)
Job Specification

2017-08-07 CFDO 510822 & 510823 PD Senior Project Officer VPS5 FINAL.doc.pdf (PDF, 160KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Kerry Sayburn
03 9096 2162

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 2

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

Position Summary:



Reporting to the Principal Policy Officer, Quality and Oversight unit (Client Incident Management System project), the Senior Project Officer will work as part of a small, fast paced team to implement and embed the new client incident management system (CIMS) in practice. The role also requires significant liaison with related areas within the department, peak bodies and funded organisations. You will be required to prepare, within tight timeframes, high quality briefings, discussion papers, presentations, reports and other documentation related to key policy initiatives and projects.


Are you


  • An experienced project manager with skills in stakeholder communication and engagement and/or learning and development.
  • An excellent communicator, with outstanding problem solving skills, capable of working with diverse and often senior level stakeholders
  • Able to work flexibly in a busy policy and program environment




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 view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

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