Manager, Office for Business Excellence (OBE)

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/DHHS/ND/378312
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $111,484 - $149,188
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Child Protection Office for Business Excellence (OBE) 378312 March 2017.doc (Word, 1.09MB)

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Contact: Shane Wilson
03 9479 0588

Position Details

  • Innovative Child Protection Program
  • Unique Senior Leadership Opportunity
  • Change Management with a difference

The Department of Health and Human Services, North Division incorporates several of Melbourne Growth Corridors, comprising of 17 Local Government Areas with a population of 1.2 million.

The Office for Business Excellence (OBE) was established in 2016 to build business improvement and project management capability ultimately strengthening the DHHS North Division Child Protection Service.

An outstanding opportunity currently exists for a highly motivated individual to join the Preston based team in the capacity of Manager- OBE, North Division.

The Manager, OBE leads a dynamic  team of Senior Project Officers to implement and drive change on a range of initiatives, enhancing service provision for vulnerable children and families engaged with the Child Protection Service.

Pivotal to your success in this challenging yet fulfilling role, the ideal candidate will possess demonstrable skills in the following key areas;

  • Highly developed People Management skills with the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • Superior Stakeholder Management experience, underpinned by a strong business acumen.
  • Leadership capability coupled with experience influencing outcomes at a senior level

In return you will be provided ongoing training and development, supervision by leaders in the field and the opportunity to make a difference to Victorian children most at risk.


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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