Principal Project Manager -Global Budget Manager

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Department: Family Safety Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/FSV/FSV/375901
Closing Date: 24-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $118,908 - $159,124
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 2019-01-10 PD 375901 Principal Project Officer_Global Budget Manager VPS6 .pdf (PDF, 399KB)
Job Specification

2019-01-10 PD 375901 Principal Project Officer_Global Budget Manager VPS6 .docx (Word, 370KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Alysha Batty
9194 3408

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Position Summary:


As the Global Budget Manager in the Strategy Planning and Coordination team for the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Policy and Programs (FVSAPP) Unit, you will be required to develop and maintain a robust financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process for the Unit and provide insightful reporting and strategic advice to the FVSAPP leadership team and to the wider organisation.


Core functions and responsibilities include:


  • Day to day management of centrally held budget for FVSAPP
  • Day to day management and provision of advice, relationship management and direction to DHHS local areas, finance and other corporate areas in relation to the family violence and sexual assault funded sector. This includes:
    • Development of funding structure and policies in relation to funded activities 
    • Provision of advice in relation to funding, agency performance management and oversight
    • Provision of strategic advice for funding allocations and rollout of key initiatives. 
    • Management of data advice, capability, reporting, forecasting, system intelligence and data analysis and insights.
    • Provision of advice on budget strategy in relation to budget bids, investment logic and direct responsibility for key interfaces with central agencies on issues related to FVSAPP investment


Are You

  • Experienced in the practices and standards associated with reporting, recording and analysing an organisation's financial transactions?
  • Experienced in the formulation of social policy?
  • A good systems thinker?
  • Able to work in a challenging policy and program environment?
  • A good communicator able to engage and collaborate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders?

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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