Strategic Accommodation Advisor

The Strategic Accommodation Advisor (VPS5.2) will provide strategic advice to the SSP Executive and Accommodation Strategy and Planning Team, utilising experience, and judgement to assess and influence performance in the delivery of space management, office accommodation strategies, real estate and project outcomes.
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Department: Department of Treasury & Finance
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1649212
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $114,830 - $125,735
Job Duration: 36 - months
Attachments: Position Description VPS5.2 Strategic Accommodation Adviser (1).docx (Word, 2.74MB)


Contact: Andrew Myers
andrew.myers@dtf.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • 36-month, fixed term full time opportunity available
  • Join a high performing, collaborative, and supportive team
  • VPS5.2 salary range $114,830 $125,735 plus superannuation

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

The Shared Service Provider (SSP) is part of the Victorian Government's commitment to a whole of government approach to the provision of shared corporate services.

SSP supports the core business of departments and agencies by ensuring they receive accommodation services, real estate, facilities, library and carpool services that are efficient, innovative and of the highest quality.

About the role

The Strategic Accommodation Advisor (VPS5.2) will provide strategic advice to the SSP Executive and Accommodation Strategy and Planning Team, utilising experience, and judgement to assess and influence performance in the delivery of space management, office accommodation strategies, real estate and project outcomes.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide quality strategic advice regarding the delivery of office accommodation strategies, strategic asset management, property portfolio uplift and space management planning.
  • Develop strategy documents and guidelines for implementing high quality commercial real estate and office project outcomes.
  • Identify opportunities for innovative and sustainable service delivery or shared service initiatives that produce cost savings, operational efficiency and high value product and service for the Victorian government
  • Exercise judgement in contributing to the identification and implementation of solutions to complex problems or complicated issues
  • Identify, build and maintain constructive relationships with external service providers, client departments and agencies to achieve effective reporting, advice and service outcomes

About you

To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • In-depth knowledge of the commercial real estate sector and experience in providing high level advice on property, leasing and asset management issues, compliance, policy development, contract management and contract review incorporating risk management practices and methodologies
  • Highly developed conceptual and analytic skills including the ability to undertake options analysis and capacity to propose and implement solutions and modifications to service processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to lead projects and implement changes through sound change management and communication
  • Ability to draft accurate and succinct policy, regulations, templates, reports, briefings and submissions, develop recommendations, monitor and follow-up action items
  • Customer focus and team-oriented approach with the ability to build effective working relationships and work collaboratively

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact anna.capiga@dtf.vic.gov.au.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.  Applications close at midnight, 21/08/2022. If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.

Vaccination

DTF is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment consistent with the DTF's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act). DTF's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all DTF employees to demonstrate an up-to-date vaccination status, as defined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), or a medical exemption, in order to attend a DTF workplace or external premises on behalf of DTF. DTF may request proof of vaccination or exemption during the recruitment and selection process.  Vaccination information will only be retained by DTF where an offer of employment is made. Information pertaining to vaccination status and evidence will be stored in a secure database maintained in accordance with the Health Records Act 2001, Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and regulations made pursuant to the OHS Act.


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