Senior Manager of Relationships and Business Development

An exciting full time and ongoing opportunity exists for a Senior Manager of Relationships and Business Development; within our Shared Service Provider (SSP) group in the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF). SSP is part of the Victorian Government's commitment to a whole of government approach to the provision of shared corporate services.  

DTF provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies.  We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

About the role

We require an ongoing VPS 6 Senior Manager of Relationships and Business Development.  The key accountabilities are:

  • Lead an end-to-end, fully integrated SSP's stakeholder relationship management and business development function
  • Develop and implement whole of SSP and program level engagement and relationship strategies, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and be the custodian of SSP stakeholder information, ensuring it is effectively captured, maintained and shared
  • Manage a small team, motivating them to achieve sustained high performance and customer focus
  • Develop a strong network of relationships that add value to SSP delivery and influence, and identify new clients and business opportunities
  • Contribute to effective governance and management
  • Proactively assess and identify improvements and innovations for SSP operations and delivery


To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing relationship, communication and engagement strategies
  • Experience in strategically building and maintaining effective relationships and networks with diverse stakeholders in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Evidence of exceptional judgement, interpersonal, and negotiation skills with ability to confidently deal with complex and challenging stakeholder situations to achieve constructive outcomes
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to apply highly developed critical thinking and analytic skills
  • Solutions and delivery focused leader, with high level organisational and planning skills
  • Effective leadership and people management capabilities


Our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.


Other Benefits

  • You will be empowered to make a difference and create policy structure
  • You will be provided with the ability to transform a function and advance SSP's brand reputation in the market
  • An exciting new challenge for the right person, who is willing to work hard, process improve, take ownership and inspire others through their leadership
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Join a high performing, collaborative and supportive central agency


How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.  Applications close 29/4/21.


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