Senior Project Officer, System Solutions Unit

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DOH/CS/665306
Closing Date: 18-May-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: Fixed term for 12 months from commencement
Attachments: Position -665306 - Senior Project Officer - VPS5 - HSS - PD .docx (Word, 162KB)
Job Specification

Position -665306 - Senior Project Officer - VPS5 - HSS - PD .pdf (PDF, 204KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Leigh Trevaskis
Mobile: 0408 395 755

Position Details


Are you

  • A person with strong project coordination skills and attention to details?
  • Experienced in working collaboratively in a project team and co-ordinating with contracted vendors?
  • Understanding the operational and legislative requirements for immunisation IT systems in Victoria?
  • Able to engage with stakeholders, within the project teams, the health agencies as well as vendors?
  • Knowledgeable in the use of productivity tools (MS Office Word/Excel/Visio/Project, SharePoint)?
  • Knowledgeable in project life-cycle and related costs/budget management?

The Senior Project Officer, Central Immunisation Records Victoria (CIRV) provides project management support services to assist with the requirements definition, sector consultation and implementation in preparation for the replacement of the Immunisation Provider System (ImPS) that is used by local councils and some public hospitals to manage and record administration of vaccines to Victorians. Project administration will also be required during roll out and implementation of CIRV.

The Department of Health provisions and supports ImPS, which has been in place since 1995. ImPS is a locally implemented system that is at the end of its useful life, that cannot be enhanced for current/future emerging needs and now requires replacement by a new central solution to be hosted and supported by the department. The new solution CIRV will be developed and hosted by Microsoft, utilising the COVID Vaccine Management System (CVMS) platform.

This role requires a dynamic and experienced individual who can self-manage, effectively understand and contribute to the overall project needs including, coordination and preparation for stakeholder engagement activities, sharing expert knowledge and learnings, understanding project gaps and interdependencies, identifying and mitigating delivery risks and issues, documenting deliverables, management and communications with stakeholders, and monitoring activities to provide regular reporting updates.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.  This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19.  Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made.  If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <>

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