Assistant Director, Audit, Performance and Risk

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.

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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: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/SP/546144
Closing Date: 16-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $182,070 - $236,068
Job Duration: Three years
Attachments: 2018-11-02 PD Assistant Director, Audit, Performance & Risk.docx (Word, 157KB)
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Contact: Loga P Chandrakumar
(03) 9096 7030

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 
Position Summary:

The Assistant Director provides leadership and guidance to a skilled team who provide expert analysis in identifying trends, issues and risks for the department. The role oversees the delivery of departmental, state and national performance reporting requirements.

Are you

  • passionate about driving organisational improvement and delivery high quality and effective services to the Victorian community
  • able to lead organisational change to drive improvement of outcomes and the effective management of strategic and operational risks
  • able to establish, develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • able to communicate effectively by articulating complex information according to audience needs
  • able to actively influence executive decision making and promote and translate ideas into workplace improvements.


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 review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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