Senior Program Officer, Resource Matrix

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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/HISR/511854
Closing Date: 26-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 2 years (Until 30/06/2021)
Attachments: PD VPS5 Senior Program Officer, x 2 roles_August2018.pdf (PDF, 276KB)
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PD VPS5 Senior Program Officer, x 2 roles_August2018.doc (Word, 186KB)
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Contact: Sarah Meehan
03 9096 2206

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: x 2 Vacancies - Fixed Term Until 30/06/2021

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Position Summary:

The Senior Program Officer, Resource Matrix will be part of a team dedicated to the implementation and subsequent ongoing management of a resource matrix model for the Property and Asset Services (PAS) Branch.  Reporting to the Manager, Workflow Implementation, you will be responsible for the development of matrix workflow processes and systems and related change management activities to successfully implement the new ways of working across the Branch. 

Working closely with project managers across the Branch, you will then support the planning, deployment and utilisation of resources into cross functional Branch wide project teams, enabling the successful delivery of projects and outstanding project outcomes. This will see you use systems, processes and tools that assist in resource planning and allocation, leave management and capability development, as well as monitoring and reporting risks and issues relating to project resourcing.

Are You?

  • Keen to be at the forefront of innovation in the public sector
  • Experienced in capability development and talent management
  • Familiar with project resourcing with a process and systems thinking orientation
  • A strong communicator with proven experience in working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to achieve objectives
  • Familiar with complex environments undergoing change

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.

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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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