3 Easy Steps

  • 1Search for courses by Study Area, Level and Location
  • 2We deliver you all the matched results
  • 3Choose one or more course providers to contact you

Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50 100

Posted since

All 2 Days 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month

Sort results by

Relevance Date



Principal Advisor Quantity Surveyor & Cost Planner (Vpsg6)

Department of Health - Melbourne, VIC

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/DOH/HI/559790A

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

The Principal Advisor Quantity Surveyor & Cost Planner is responsible for the development and implementation of effective project cost estimating, planning and reporting practice across VHBA diverse asset base and project portfolio; providing subject matter expertise and advice to project teams to support project estimation alignment to and compliance with relevant policies, obligations, practices and other internal/external requirements; designing and maintaining technical standards and supporting continuous improvement of VHBA's Project Management Framework (PMF); driving capability uplift and PMF adoption/compliance across all projects; participate in quality assuring of cost plan, value management and quantification of head contracts; and, lead the establishment of VHBA costing database for project benchmarking and continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will be qualified in quantity surveying or cost engineering with experience across the whole of project lifecycle, preferably within health and human services or social infrastructure.

Are you

Experienced in all areas of project cost estimation and quantitation, including development of cost plans, cashflows, bench marking exercise, risk and contingency calculations and value management?
Systems/process oriented and able to advise on best practice project bench marking, cost planning/management to support the delivery of complex programs of work?
Prepare and reporting of estimates for funding application
Someone with excellent attention to detail, who is thorough, accurate and able to build stakeholder confidence?

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

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 further information please visit the Department of Health

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Melbourne, VIC

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


Shortlist Job