Manager, Office of the Deputy Secretary

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/RHPEM/30883
Closing Date: 15-May-2017
Salary Range: $111,484 - $149,188
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2017-04-21 - PD - Manager, Office of the Deputy Secretary.docx (Word, 107KB)
Job Specification

2017-04-21 - PD - Manager, Office of the Deputy Secretary.pdf (PDF, 67KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Melissa Skilbeck
(03) 9096 2234

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Position Summary:


This position is responsible for managing the small team of the Office of the Deputy Secretary, ensuring effective coordination of divisional corporate accountabilities, planning, and staff engagement. You will operate in a complex and dynamic environment, requiring capacity to exercise sound judgement, liaise effectively with senior executives and build relationships with key people across the department and relevant stakeholders for the Regulation, Health Protection and Emergency Management (RHPEM) division.
Are you?
· A strong leader and organised manager, with outstanding interpersonal skills?
· A strategic corporate thinker, with strong analytical skills?
· An excellent communicator with the ability to negotiate firmly and tactfully with senior stakeholders?



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.

The Department of Health and Human Services has undergone a merger. Please note, as an interim measure, for further information please review both websites: and

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