Director, Assurance and Reporting (SES1)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 192,800.00 - 249,700.00
27 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Job role
Finance director
Experience level
The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

  • Key executive leadership Fixed-term (up to 3 years)
  • Support the Department's economic development objectives
  • Drive the implementation of delivery priorities and direction

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is seeking to appoint a Director, Assurance and Reporting who will support the department in growing our state's economy and ensuring it benefits all Victorians through identifying and facilitating improvements in the implementation and delivery of high priority projects and programs.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Delivery Centre, this role will lead a high-performing and collaborative team that will help establish a continuous improvement culture across the department to improve project and program delivery performance. The role will oversee the development and implementation of a monitoring and reporting capability, the establishment of robust assurance processes and the identification and take up of better practice approaches to project and program delivery. The position will also oversee the development of a data collection and analytical capability that will support high-quality strategic advice about project selection, delivery and project outcomes.

An inspiring, collaborative, and experienced leader, you will have a deep understanding of government priorities and objectives in the context of project delivery principles and challenges, as well as a deep understanding of project management and operations.

In this position you will forge strategic relationships across all levels of government, with research organisations, and with key industry and community stakeholders to drive a continuous improvement approach to managing projects across the department to achieve high quality outcomes. The position will provide advice, reports, submissions, briefing papers, and correspondence to the Executive Director, Executive Board, Associate Secretary, Secretary, and Ministers.

A strong track record in leading and motivating teams, responding and adapting to change, and highly developed stakeholder management skills will help you succeed in this role.

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is one of the key state government departments involved with the delivery of significant government programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are currently recruiting to the Director, Project Delivery within the department's Delivery Centre, however similar opportunities may arise across the department in the near future.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Applicants should view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Mark Wiggins, Executive Director, Delivery Centre on 0418 608 805.

Applications close midnight on 12 March, 2021.