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APS6 Project Officer, Digital Health

The Project Officer will be expected to work with limited supervision, within a team context and with internal and external stakeholders. The position requires excellent skills in communication, problem solving and time management and would suit a high performing candidate. 

The role performs project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects in line with established objectives. The Project Officer will support the Director, Digital Health as well as Senior Project Officers in their work and will be expected to work with limited supervision, within a team context and with internal and external stakeholders. The position requires excellent skills in communication, problem solving and time management and would suit a high performing candidate.

Duties of the Project Officer will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Undertake project support activities including input into project planning and documentation; assistance with implementation; monitoring and reporting on progress, identifying problems and proposing possible solutions.
  2. Research, review and analyse data, reports, published material and expert opinion to provide information and advice to support the development of projects and program initiatives.
  3. Collate, edit and draft meeting papers, correspondence, discussion papers, submissions, consultation materials, briefing notes and other written materials associated with the program.
  4. Provide secretariat support for committees and expert groups, including preparation of agenda papers, meeting notes, logistics and other administrative tasks.
  5. Undertake procurement and contract management activities including financial administration and budget preparation and monitoring as necessary.
  6. Collaborate with other team members and other program teams within the Commission to support the work of the team.
  7. Liaise with national and state authorities, professional organisations, individuals and non-government organisations to progress the program’s work priorities.
  8. Other duties as required which may include providing support to the Director, Digital Health, and/or providing assistance to the Commission’s corporate functions.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to prepare documents including briefing papers, reviews, submissions, correspondence and meeting papers.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and research skills, including demonstrated sound judgement and innovative problem-solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated project support skills and experience.
  • Interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively and develop productive working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated skills providing executive support functions.
  • Effective teamwork skills including the ability to work collaboratively to achieve results and outcomes in a timely manner.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application form and upload:

  • A CV summarising your relevant experience and qualifications
  • A two-page cover letter broadly addressing your suitability against both the position description and selection criteria.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply.

Please note: All staff are required to provide evidence of a COVID-19 primary vaccination course, which is the first two doses of a Therapeutic Goods Administration approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine.

Questions about the role can be directed to Rodney Ecclestone on (02) 9126 5312.

Closing date for applications is 11.59pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), Sunday 21 July 2024.

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Publication year
2024
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