Senior Project Manager, Regional Cities

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Property
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/HISR/540343B
Closing Date: 16-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: Until 03/09/2020
Attachments: 2018-12-03 PD 540343 VPS5 Senior Project Manager.doc (Word, 104KB)

2018-12-03 PD 540343 VPS5 Senior Project Manager.pdf (PDF, 68KB)

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Contact: Jessica Cutting
Ph. 03 9096 5898

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Position Summary: 

Senior Project Manager - Regional Cities (Master-planning and Engagement)

The Senior Project Manager – Regional Cities (Master-planning and Engagement) will play a key role in the delivery of three key regional public housing renewal projects in the City of Ballarat, City of Greater Bendigo and the Rural City of Benalla. 

The role involves working collaboratively with key stakeholders, particularly the relevant Councils, public housing tenants and neighbours. Key to the project's success will be strong community engagement with stakeholders to develop a masterplan for each site. The masterplan will inform a planning scheme amendment and a project delivery strategy. 

The role will involve managing consultants and contracts, providing professional advice including around the planning scheme amendment process and consideration of asset management data to inform the renewal. It also includes being responsible for delivering robust procurement processes, budget and cash flow management, reporting and risk management.

Are you?

  • Passionate about community consultation?
  • Eager to work in a results driven team? 
  • A team player who is cooperative and works well with others in pursuit of team goals, collaborates and shares information, with excellent communication skills? 
  • Able to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders?
  • Adaptable and open to new ideas?

Are you?

  • Flexible and Accountable: adaptable and open to new ideas?
  • A team player: cooperative and work well with others in pursuit of team goals, collaborates and shares information, excellent communication skills? 
  • 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 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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