Operations Manager, Finance & Performance (VPSG6) Job at Department of Families, Fairness and Housing – in Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/06/2024

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $125,893 – $168,473

Occupation: Finance

Reference: VG/669591

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. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


Operations Manager, Finance and Performance

The new role of Operations Manager, Finance and Performance, will support the Director, Performance, Risk and Program Management to provide leadership of a high-performing team that delivers operational functions and improvements for the Finance & Performance branch.

The role has been created to manage an evolving capability that supports Homes Victoria to effectively deliver on its Big Housing Build and other commitments. Given the importance of the strategic programs being delivered, it is critical the enterprise capability supports effective development and embedding of a portfolio/project framework (policies and processes), supported by digital program management tools and insights/reporting capabilities.

The role will manage the F&P Operations Teams to assess, prioritise, design and deliver an agreed diverse program of work while working collaboratively with the broader Performance, Risk and Program Management team and other Homes Victoria stakeholders on soliciting and managing emerging requirements.

Are you:
An experienced team leader who has a demonstrated track record of managing competing priorities and delivering operational outcomes in an evolving operating environment?

Equipped with a broad range of capabilities across process design/improvement, insights/reporting and platform management, ideally coupled with sound understanding of infrastructure projects & social programs?

Effective at collaborating with others to seek out solutions that are fit for purpose and deliver value to an organisation?

Passionate about leading teams and enabling individuals to succeed in a dynamic work environment

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria and qualification requirements for the role please refer to the Position Description attached.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department’s policy (attached) outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required. For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the attached policy for more information – DFFH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

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 more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your interest in this position.

About the Company

Company: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing –

Company Location:  Melbourne VIC

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