Business Manager

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.

Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/SP/525266
Closing Date: 20-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: until 06/09/2019
Attachments: 2018-02-06 Final PD Business Manager.doc (Word, 937KB)
Job Specification

2018-02-06 Final PD Business Manager.pdf (PDF, 289KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Loga Chandrakumar
(03) 9096 7030

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1 X Fixed Term, Full Time until 06/09/2019

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

Position Summary:

The Business Manager assists the Director to provide leadership and support to the Outcomes, Performance and Risk Branch and its stakeholders, the Office of the Deputy Secretary. The role will also oversee the Branch's budget development, including operational financial and reporting functions, compliance reporting and support to the Director in branch planning development, reporting and monitoring.

Reporting to the Director, the position will utilise their exceptional organisational and communication skills to influence others and contribute to the fulfilment of Branch's goals. They will be proactive, organised, able to drive and lead implementation of initiatives and proactively identify and manage risks and issues that may impact on effective implementation of the program.


Are you:


  • An excellent communicator with organisational and prioritisation skills?
  • Able to work proactively and flexibly?
  • Eager to work in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment?


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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