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Manager, Research & Evaluation
Key strategic leadership role

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MRES1
Closing Date: 15-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - manager research and evaluation (1168) - g6 - 20181127.docx
Contact: Lisa Jessup
Contact Details: Lisa Jessup

Position Details

At the VBA, we are currently undergoing an exciting period of change, evolving into a proactive and dynamic regulator who partners with the industry to ensure solid public interest outcomes.

The Role

This role is to lead and manage the research program, leading a team, and partnering with external research bodies where relevant to the regulation of the building and plumbing industries.


  • Undertake research, analysis and environmental scanning to identify and develop      reports and options to address emerging issues, trends, risks and opportunities relevant to the regulation of the building and plumbing industries.
  • Develop and maintain working policies, procedures and governance requirements for the Research and Evaluation Unit, and research methodologies

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification(s) in management, public policy, public administration,      regulation, research or related discipline are desirable.
  • Sound working knowledge of the Building legislative framework, including the Building      Act 1993, Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995, Building and  Construction Industry Security of Payments Act 2002 and associated regulations
  • Experience in policy or regulatory development environments and an understanding of the governance and accountability frameworks of government


If you are interested in this role, please Apply now or contact Lisa Jessup, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 9618 9151


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