Principal Project Manager, Priority Projects (2 positions)

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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/FIDH/511848
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: to 30/06/2019
Attachments: 511848-511849-VPS 6 Principal Project Manager-Sept.2017.docx (Word, 173KB)
Job Specification

511848-511849-VPS 6 Principal Project Manager-Sept.pdf (PDF, 292KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Nicole Opie

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 2
Position Summary:

The Principal Project Manager is responsible for the management and delivery of key government initiatives in relation to assets, capital developments and the coordination of property arrangements with registered community housing agencies. The role involves maintaining collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, particularly Strategic Planning and Policy, the formulation of new asset strategies, the provision of professional advice, management of Project staff, external service providers and key stakeholders feasibility modelling, the development of strategic investment frameworks, robust procurement processes, budget and cash flow management, reporting and risk management.

Are you

  • Able to provide a high standard of project co-ordination to ensure timely delivery of projects?
  • Able to maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders?.
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of the procurement processes with PAS?----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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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