First listed on: 07 February 2024

Project Specialist - Workplace Reform Program


At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to Victorians, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life. 

We are seeking a Project Specialist to provide leadership for our Equality & Workplace Reform Department. This is a Full Time, fixed-term (until September 2025) position currently based in Doncaster with WFH/Hybrid options available. 

About the role 

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, Workplace Reform, responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Apply best practice techniques, tools, methodologies, and processes for the end-to-end management of reform package design and excitation, including ongoing milestone/deliverable tracking, budgeting, quality assurance, and communication to ensure projects are delivered according to plan
  • Support program managers and project leads in the coordinated delivery of program outcomes for and with advisory groups, ensuring the effective operations of advisory groups
  • Work across several timeframes, identifying program and project risks, dependencies and issues including day-to-day contractor oversight, account management and timely reporting
  • Prepare and maintain high quality and timely documentation, and the provision of clear and succinct verbal and written advice to senior managers and executive to support cohesive reform delivery 

About you 

To be considered for this position you will possess: 

  • Completion of a relevant post graduate degree or relevant industry certification
  • Project management qualifications (preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing complex projects with multiple initiatives and broad change agenda across business processes, systems, digital transformation, and cultural shift
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies used in the public sector and awareness of issues relating to a government environment
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in planning and delivering a change management program with a complex organisational environment and to tight timeframes
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Highly developed communication skills both written and verbal with ability to prepare high quality reports, papers, and presentations for a variety of audiences  

Working at AV 

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking. 

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you are ready to be an integral part in bringing our values of Care, Accountable, Respect and Excellence to life at AV, we want to hear from you! 

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including references, misconduct and Police Checks. 

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role. 

This position is graded at AV5 under the Ambulance Victoria (Management and Administrative Staff Enterprise Agreement 2021. 

Hybrid working options are available however it is essential that the successful applicant maintains a presence at our Doncaster headquarters. 

The Position Description for this role can be found at the AV Careers website

How to apply 

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including: 

  • Cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position
  • Current Resume
  • Separate document addressing the selection criteria (detailed under ‘Key Selection Criteria' in the position description) 

Applications must be submitted by 11.59pm on Tuesday 20 February 2024 by clicking ‘apply'Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers website to be consideredEmailed applications will not be accepted. 

Refer to the ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' document for further information. For any queries, please email address or contact us on (03) 9840 3653.

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.


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