Corporate Services Group
The Corporate Services Group is focused on driving practice consistency and corporate service excellence within the department. It provides responsive, efficient and effective corporate services. The group’s key business functions are information management and technology, people and culture, budget and finance, and property and asset services.
|Branches||Financial Services Branch||1300 650 172||The Financial Services branch provides financial, budget and accounting services across the department and is responsible for ensuring the department meets its financial legislative and reporting requirements.|
|Branches||Information Management and Technology Branch||03 9096 0000||The Information Management and Technology Branch supports the department’s business objectives by providing integrated information management and technology (IM&T) services.|
This branch has a clear focus on aligning information management applications and technology with organisational needs and priorities.
The branch seeks to provide an excellent service to the Department of Human Services as well as providing some shared services to the Department of Health and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
The Chief Information Officer heads the Information Management and Technology branch. The branch sits within the Corporate Services Group. Within the branch there are six units: Business Engagement, Strategy and Design, Service Delivery, Applications Development, Project Delivery and the Directorate.
|Branches||People and Culture Branch||The People and Culture Branch leads the delivery of high quality human resources strategy, policies, systems and specialist advice to build a unified workforce that is capable of improving the lives of disadvantaged Victorians.|
|Branches||Procurement and Contract Management Branch||The Procurement and Contract Management Branch is responsible for ensuring that the department meets legislative and policy obligations when procuring and managing purchasing and contracts. The branch manages the department’s procurement strategy, policies and processes and provides organisation-wide support for procurement, including tendering, contract management, service agreement management and category management. This branch has a shared service component with the Department of Health.|
|Branches||Property and Asset Services Branch||1300 650 172||The Property and Asset Services branch of the Department of Human Services purchases, leases, sells and maintains properties and assets to ensure accommodation and associated services meet the needs of departmental clients now and into the future. |
The Branch is also responsible for ensuring the appropriate fire risk and environmental management are in place for properties and assets owned or leased by the department.
Organisationally, the branch consists of the following work units:
|Key Staff||Executive Director||Jim Higgins||03 9096 8582|