Manager Business Services

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The role 

This role is responsible for ensuring contemporary financial management/accounting processes are utilised to enable the effective delivery of the Division's services. This role reports to the Senior Director and is responsible for ensuring that the Division meets all departmental and statutory financial management requirements through the cost allocation and governance of all discretionary spending. 

The role leads a team of 4 with professional leadership to business services offices in the branches and requires strong leadership capability and leadership in general across the branch.  The role will, at times, step up for the Senior Director. 

Key accountabilities:

  • Work with the Executive Leadership Team to provide program management, operational support and coordination for the Prevention Division financial management function.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of all policies and processes/procedures relating to financial management and contract management in the Prevention Division.
  • Lead the preparation the Division's Annual Funding Plan, Financial Statement and other required departmental reporting requirements.

The successful person

The successful person will understand the mechanics of government and the compliance, governance and regulatory requirements associated with finance.  High level stakeholder engagement as well as effective time management are both fundamental requirements of this role.    Procurement experience will also be essential in this role due to the associated governance across the department and state government. 

  • High level problem solving and issue management skills and capacity to analyse and integrate information from diverse sources. Shows judgement, intelligence and common sense, with demonstrated ability to weigh up complex information and identify critical factors and issues.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills (both oral and written), including demonstrated ability to consult, negotiate and influence staff at all levels and provide authoritative advice to senior management on a range of complex organisational issues, and the ability to prepare complex submissions, briefings and reports.

About us

The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland.  We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace.  Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

The Prevention Division leads and sets the direction for improving the health of all Queenslanders through the prevention of disease, protection of health, and promotion of wellbeing.

Benefits of working with the Department of Health:

By joining the Department of Health you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success.  You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  •  Career training and development

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.

24 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane Inner City
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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