Debt Manager

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Strategic Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ8910
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

DJ8910 Debt Manager - Position Description.doc (Word, 862KB)

Contact: Sarah Caines on 0447 841 298

Position Details

About us

Fines Victoria (FV) is responsible for the collection and enforcement of legal debt in Victoria. The fines reform model allows for the collection and enforcement of legal debts and makes clear to people who seek to avoid their responsibilities that payment of legal debts is an obligation, not an option.

About the role

As the Debt Manager, you will:

  • be accountable for leading the design and delivery of the debt performance framework
  • improve debt management, debt recovery and data integrity for both new and aged debt portfolios
  • work in collaboration with other team members to deliver strategic priorities
  • play a key role in the development, management and implementation of complex operational projects.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will:

  • have a tertiary qualification in Finance, accounting and/or Project Management or extensive experience in a similar role
  • be an expert in debt management or collection
  • have experience in developing, implementing and evaluating projects and strategies for business improvements
  • be able to manage a small team of direct reports.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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