Senior Project Officer - Sector Assurance

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/HW/433099
Closing Date: 30-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018-05-16 PD Senior Project Officer - Sector Assurance VPS5.doc (Word, 987KB)
Job Specification

2018-05-16 PD Senior Project Officer - Sector Assurance VPS5.pdf (PDF, 286KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Katrina O’Rourke
03 9096 2011

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1 x Ongoing, Full Time

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

Position Summary:

The Senior Project Officer, Sector Assurance position within Digital Health Sector Assurance team is an exciting and dynamic role that supports the Department of Health and Human Services (the department) in driving the adoption of best practice and continuous improvement in relation to Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) projects in the Victorian public health services, as well as projects which are managed internally in the department for the health sector.  The unit conducts risk-based assurance, focusing on driving the sector's projects to succeed and achieve their planned benefits.

Are you:

  • Able to build effective relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders?
  • Experienced with best practice methodologies as they relate to managing ICT enabled change initiatives?
  • Well organised and accustomed to managing multiple task within specified timelines?


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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