Senior Project Officer - Leadership, - System Improvement Innovation and Leadership (SIIL)

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Department: Safer Care Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/SCV/502835
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: 11 Months
Attachments: 2018-01-08 502835 PD VPS5 Senior Project Officer.doc (Word, 844KB)
Job Specification

2018-01-08 502835 PD VPS5 Senior Project Officer.pdf (PDF, 80KB)

Contact: Yvette Wazny
(03) 9096-1018

Position Details


Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Position Summary:

Senior Project Officer - Leadership

The team is seeking a Senior Project Officer - Leadership to join us during an exciting period of formation. Safer Care Victoria (SCV) has been established to ensure our health services are providing safe, high-quality care to patients: every time, everywhere. Sector wide leadership development sits as one of the key strategic priorities for SCV. The Leadership team is charged with co-creation of an evidence based leadership development framework to provide the structure for design and implementation of learning and development offerings that will meet the needs of the sector.

The successful applicant will have relevant project management experience with a strong understanding of leading practice methodologies and tools.

Are you

  • a project management professional who is comfortable operating in an evolving team tasked with designing a program of evidence based leadership development offerings
  • experienced at building strong stakeholder relationships for the purpose of understanding the needs of a target audience and gaining support for implementation
  • someone with a desire to operate at a system level and drive measurable change


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.
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