Senior Business Support Officer

Do you want an opportunity to contribute to organisational uplift to a next generation audit office?

Does a practice management and business support function appeal to you?

Are you driven to deliver an exceptional internal client service experience?

VAGO seek to be an employer of choice for talented professionals from across government and the private sector. To achieve this, we provide a premier office location and fit out, the latest technology, flexible working conditions and industry leading approaches in all our business areas.

If this appeals to you, we invite you to read more now.
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Department: Vic Auditor-General Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/PO
Closing Date: 19-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Business Support Officer - August 2019.docx (Word, 108KB)


Contact: Thomas Brosz
03 8601 1638

Position Details

About us

VAGO play a key role in holding the public sector to account by reviewing how effectively agencies deliver services and use public funds. We positively affect the lives of Victorians by examining government entities' effectiveness, reporting on inefficiencies, and recommending how to improve future performance.

About the roles

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Strategy and Business Innovation, these roles will deliver a range of business support services and change projects across the following areas:

  • Your assigned business unit's audit and non-audit operations including reporting, budget management, procurement, relationship management, project management, executive support
  • Your assigned business unit's contribution to organisation planning, control frameworks, reporting and systems
  • Working with senior stakeholders to determine and deliver on business and operational requirements
  • Actively pursue business improvement activities to enable more efficient and effective business support to streamline processes and improve staff and clients' experience
  • On occasion you will also be afforded the opportunity to support other business units as needed

For a detailed description of the roles, please review the position description on our careers page or call a member of our talent team to discuss.

About you

You're likely to come from a background as a business analyst, or from strategic executive support, project management or similar roles.

You have developed and maintained intermediate Office 365 skills including Sharepoint, Word, Power BI and Powerpoint. If you also have expert Excel skills, your candidacy will be favourably considered.

You'll have a track record of effective and efficient management of the operations and governance of a busy and high performance business unit.

Your well-developed technical and problem-solving abilities are paired with strong communication skills. These allow you to communicate simply, effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of professionals to achieve your objectives.

You'll need a Diploma level education or above in business, finance or similar, or otherwise have substantial experience in a similar role.

Experience in an audit environment isn't required, but it would be a bonus!

What's on offer?

We demonstrate our care for people by offering regular training and sound frameworks to enable you to achieve work-life balance. Examples include:

  • Ongoing technical training, leadership and soft skill development
  • Flexible work arrangements include part-time, work from home and variable start and finish times

We value diversity are working towards becoming a fully accessible workplace. If you have special needs, we encourage you to request reasonable adjustments to enable success in the recruitment process and/or the workplace.

Located at 35 Collins Street, our architecturally designed office offers you one of the best locations for careers in the CBD and features:

  • Generous natural lighting and fantastic city views
  • World-class technology
  • Easy access to public transport hubs
  • Close proximity to diverse retail outlets, dining options and Collins Street lifestyle attractions

How to apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and send us your resume and brief cover letter (1-2 pages).

We're not about red tape, so a separate response to selection criteria isn't needed.


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