Manager, Capability, System Improvement Innovation and Leadership (SIIL)

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Job Details
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Department: Safer Care Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/SCV/487893
Closing Date: 31-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: Until 31st October 2018
Attachments: 2017-10-10 VPS6 - Approved Final PD - DHHS-SCV-487893.doc (Word, 846KB)
Job Specification

2017-10-10 VPS6 - Approved Final PD - DHHS-SCV-487893.pdf (PDF, 83KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rebecca Power
03 9096 2762

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):  MELBOURNE CBD

Position Summary:

The team is seeking an experienced project and people manager to join us in an exciting opportunity to establish a project management office (PMO), to develop and implement a fit for purpose project management methodology to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of projects and programs across Safer Care Victoria. The role will also support the delivery of a range of functions within the Capability for innovation and improvement strategy 2017– 20 including promotion of best practice, knowledge management and capability support to internal and external stakeholders.

Are you

  • experienced at establishing and managing a project management office?
  • experienced at building capability at all levels of an organisation to create an environment in which new ideas and creative solutions to problems in healthcare delivery are able to be implemented and sustained?
  • someone with excellent attention to detail, who is thorough and accurate?


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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