Director Shared Services

Are you an experienced leader with a strong background in service delivery? Do you have extensive expertise protecting revenue and reducing expenditure? Do you thrive on leading teams through periods of change? Are you passionate about ensuring young Victorians have the best teachers? If so, you could lead the Shared Services Branch at the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) with an exciting and challenging mandate for change. The role offers an outstanding career opportunity for a professional who is passionate about using their expertise and leadership to support VIT in its regulation of teachers. With expertise in leading business systems transformation, the role will ensure VIT meets community expectations and provides for young peoples well-being.
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Department: Victorian Institute of Teaching
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: VPS STS7.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VITSS001
Closing Date: 25-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $158,730 - $177,777
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VIT-SS-001 -Grade 7 -Shared Services Director.docx (Word, 86KB)

VIT-SS-001 -Grade 7 -Shared Services Director.docx (Word, 86KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jillian Houston

Position Details

About the role

Salary range: $154,258-$209,792 plus 9.5% super

Be part of a forward-thinking, risk based regulator where ideas and opinions are valued.

  • develop strategic frameworks and lead the delivery of strategies to adequately protect VIT revenue and reduce expenditure within audit risk and finance committee agreed guidelines
  • lead business systems transformation project while maintaining daily delivery of the business
  • participate as a member of the Executive Leadership team in supporting the CEO lead, direct, coordinate and control VIT operations and performance
  • deliver on the People and Culture strategic agenda
  • ensure compliance with audit and risk frameworks and delivery on all identified areas for improvement
  • develop intelligence analysis and reporting capability 
  • actively seek to build out-sourced relationships that will reduce the burden of cost and compliance requirements
  • model the Victorian public sector values, apply inclusive change management process, and foster a strong and positive workplace culture.

About you

As an experienced senior leader with extensive subject matter expertise in leading and managing  daily delivery of business functions, you will have a proven track record of cultivating a strong and positive workplace and performance culture across teams. 

You will have experience working with a multidisciplinary team of specialists, a passion for child safety and experience working in change management.

You will possess strong stakeholder engagement skills, a proven ability to communicate complex concepts and issues, and a proven track record in delivering quality outcomes which are in line with strategic plans and organisational objectives.

You will be a resilient and flexible leader, who expertly manages change, and is capable of driving a strong culture of performance in a complex and high-pressure regulatory environment. In addition to this, as the successful candidate, you will have Intelligence Analysis and Reporting capability, and must have senior management experience in leading the Internal / External Audit and Risk frameworks.

About us

VIT offers a supportive, inclusive working environment, plus an attractive remuneration package and flexible work options.

Our team of diverse, high performing individuals are talented, supportive and inclusive. Every role within VIT provides for the safety and wellbeing of children; our work enables quality teaching and the best educational outcomes for young Victorians.

VIT promotes and encourages the Victorian Public Sector Employee's Code of Conduct of responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership and human rights.

We pride ourselves on allowing our staff to grow to their full potential, by offering new professional challenges and providing career growth opportunities.

Please see attached position description for more information and on how to apply.


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