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Portfolio Manager, Finance And Performance Branch (Vpsg6)

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Portfolio Manager role has been created within the Enterprise Program Management function of Homes Victoria to support the organisation to effectively deliver on its Big Housing Build and other commitments. Given the importance of the strategic programs being delivered, an effective program management capability is critical to ensure that programs are effectively and proactively managed.

The role will manage a small team that works closely with the branches to embed fit for purpose approaches to, and ongoing tracking of, program, risk and performance management. You will work with stakeholders to provide advice and support covering short term priorities and longer-term capability uplift including effective use of digital program management tools. 

Are you:

  • An experienced portfolio manager with a strong track record of managing project portfolios across a diverse set of project types (e.g. construction, asset management and service design/delivery) and scales?
  • Effective at collaborating to generate effective program management procedures and practices that are fit for purpose and embed a proactive approach to managing costs, quality, schedules, and outcomes?
  • Experienced at managing all stages of the project lifecycle; stage gating requirements, milestone and benefit identification (preferably with experience of the High Value High Risk, HVHR, Project Assurance Framework)?
  • Passionate about the value and importance of maximising program outcomes in dynamic operating environments and enjoy leading others to realise team objectives?

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing 

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