Senior Capability Adviser, BTIM Directorate

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CS/99681A
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 99681-PD-VPS5-Sept.2017.docx (Word, 175KB)
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99681-PD-VPS5-Sept.pdf (PDF, 289KB)
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Contact: Katie Henderson
9096 7511

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1
Position Summary:

As part of the Directorate unit supporting the Chief Information Officer of the Department and within the Business Technology and Information Management (BTIM) branch, the Senior Capability Adviser provides strategic guidance and advice to the branch to ensure we have the right people with the right skills in the right roles at the right time. Working closely with Executive managers in the branch the role has an increased focus on the shifting skill landscape applicable to specialist technical expertise in a public sector environment.

The role leads the branch activities which support core themes of the department's People Strategy:

  • Attract a diverse and high-performing workforce
  • Inspire and grow our people
  • Engage and retain our people
  • Purposeful leadership
  • Create a great people experience

The Senior Capability Adviser is responsible for the development, initiation and management of initiatives focused on developing leadership capabilities, identifying future capability gaps and assisting to develop team and individual training plans, driving cultural change towards a more responsive, customer orientated provider of ICT services and to address branch areas for improvement from the department's annual ‘people matters' survey.

Are you

  • Proactive in identifying opportunities for generating workplace innovation, fostering a culture of continuous improvement?
  • Experienced in providing strategic and authoritative advice on organisational development and capability and workforce development issues?


Previous candidates will be considered and not need to re-apply.

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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