Manager, Project Management Office, VCAT

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) is committed to providing a modern, responsive and efficient tribunal service that meets the needs of Victorians. We work with a variety of inquiries, matters and disputes under the headings of Human Rights, Residential Tenancies, Civil, and Administrative areas. Read more at www.vcat.vic.gov.au. Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at VCAT, all Victorian courts, Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VT0012
Closing Date: 25-Jul-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VT0012 Position Description - Manager, Project Management Office,.doc (Word, 102KB)


Contact: Bradley Vice
(03) 9628 9740

Position Details

VCAT is committed to providing a modern, responsive and efficient tribunal service that meets the needs of all Victorians. VCAT commenced the establishment of a Project Management Office (PMO) to guide and support the delivery of projects and initiatives identified in VCAT's strategic plan. These include the new Access to Justice initiatives incorporating the Customer Service Improvement program and expansion of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Civil list, the digital strategy incorporating a number of IT and change management initiatives, the roll-out of the Koori Inclusion Action Plan and the Accessibility Plan, as well as the involvement in a range of new capital projects initiated by Court Services Victoria (CSV).

The Project Management Office (PMO) is the information hub for projects and programs providing tracking/reporting, assurance/quality control, information management, risk/issue tracking, change control, and knowledge management support. The PMO will maintain standards for project management. The PMO's aim is to provide project management support functions and administrative support to project managers including the establishment of project management processes and project controls, application of relevant project management tools and systems, the coordination and management of project information, and providing reports for review and decision making.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the PMO Manager will lead the VCAT program and project schedule of works, providing a centralised approach to improving overall project efficiency by introducing and managing repeatable processes. The role serves as a conduit for communication between project managers and the executive management group who make the strategic decisions for those projects. The role will provide leadership and coordination to support key project management activities and will add value by ensuring delivered projects meet specifications and quality standards and get completed in a timely manner.

The PMO Manager responsibility includes the application of the CSV Project Management Excellence (PME) framework and the implementation of the Project Reporting System (PRS) to ensure that the projects are well scoped, planned, managed and delivered within the identified controls and timeframes. This includes operational reporting, risk and issue tracking, quality control, project budget and cost management, and benefits tracking.

The role includes liaison with Court Services Victoria (CSV) to ensure that the VCAT project management framework is aligned with the CSV's recommended approach and best practice.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact  Bradley Vice on (03) 9628 9740.

Applications close Tuesday 25 July 2017


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