Senior Business Officer

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

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The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination. We are proudly working with White Ribbon to create a safer workplace.

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/RHPEM/525265
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018-02-06 Final PD Senior Business Officer VPS5.doc (Word, 978KB)
Job Specification

2018-02-06 Final PD Senior Business Officer VPS5.pdf (PDF, 290KB)
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Contact: Meena Naidu
03 9096 5254

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1 X Ongoing, Full Time

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

Position Summary:

The Senior Business Officer is responsible for delivering a range of budget planning, forecasting and reporting functions to inform operational and strategic financial performance. The role is integral in ensuring the Health and Human Services Regulation and Reform Branch meets its budget targets, audit and review requirements and financial reporting obligations by establishing and maintaining robust policies, business rules, systems and tools for data collection, analysis and presentation to senior stakeholders.  The Senior Business Officer also manages the branch risk profile and contributes to strategic and business planning and other general governance activities of the branch.  The role requires a dynamic and experienced individual who can self-manage competing complex demands, is an effective communicator and demonstrates professional integrity and accountability.


Are you:


  • Highly competent in government financial management?
  • Well organised with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and stakeholders?
  • A very good written and verbal communicator?


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.

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