Senior Program Support Adviser, Business Technology and Information Branch

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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/CS/531246A
Closing Date: 28-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: until 1/5/2020
Attachments: 2018-10-11 531246 Senior Program Support Adviser PD.pdf (PDF, 80KB)
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Contact: Fiona Sparks
03 9096 0584

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: Fixed-term (until 1 May, 2020), Full-Time

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

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Assistant Director Strategy and Design, the Senior Program Support Adviser will work with the Assistant Director to provide confidential high-level executive and administrative support functions, manage and build stakeholder relationship and ensure smooth management of the BTIM / Strategy and Design division. 

The Senior Program Support Adviser will be required to collaborate within the unit and other teams across the Branch to assist in the delivery of programs and support to the Assistant Director.

Other responsibilities include developing processes and ensuring systems are in place and managed in accordance with best practice requirements.

Are you

  • Confident in providing high-level executive support and administrative assistance, exercising discretion and initiative?

  • A first class communicator with the ability to deal proactively and confidently with a range of stakeholders, tasks and situations?

  • An influencer, who can engage effectively with key stakeholders to achieve outcomes?

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.
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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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