Senior Asset Planning Officer, Asset Planning and Program Formulation Team

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CPSR/376335
Closing Date: 28-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: Until 30 May 2018
Attachments: 2017-11-13- Approved Final PD 376335 HHSD .doc (Word, 957KB)
Job Specification

2017-11-13- Approved Final PD 376335 HHSD .pdf (PDF, 127KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Elaine Fallshaw
(03 9096 7968)

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):  MELBOURNE CBD


The Asset Planning Services Unit is responsible for operational asset planning for property improvements, developments, sales, acquisitions and management. In consultation with stakeholders, asset decisions are programmed for maintenance, property upgrades and development projects. The unit provides real estate services to buy, sell and lease properties and manages lease and service arrangements. It also ensures corporate asset requirements are met and provides environmental management services to the department.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Asset Planning, the Senior Asset Planning Officer is responsible for developing and implementing asset plans to support the department's broader strategic objectives. The role involves knowledge and analysis of relevant asset information and coordination of planning processes to drive investment decisions across all Director of Housing and Secretary Assets.

 Are you

  • A good team worker with a team spirit and able to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • A skilled data analyst and a good communicator in a collaborative manner
  • A problem solver who analyses issues from different perspectives
  • Able to achieve set objectives within a specified time frame


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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