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The APS6 Project Officer, AURA, IPC / HAI, will be responsible for undertaking end-to-end procurement, project planning and management, contract management, budget planning, writing briefings and other documents for internal and/or external audiences, support of the help desk and other system support roles of the team. Support for committees, working groups, meetings, forums and workshops are key functions of this role.

The period of employment will be for up to 12 months and via contract arrangement.

Information on this vacancy and how to apply can be found in the link below. Applications for this role will close midnight Monday 17 August 2020. Questions about the role can be directed to Kathy Meleady (02) 9126 3640 or  

Job advertisement

The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) program supports the Commission’s work on the National Quality and Safety Health Service (NSQHS) Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infection Standard, and coordination of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI). This includes development of national policies, guidelines and strategies to respond to HAI and promote effective antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and effective use of AURA data for HAI programs, and other patient safety initiatives to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance and HAI.

The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for the development of resources to support implementation of the NSQHS Standards (2nd edition), the implementation of the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, the NHHI, as well as contributing to broader activities to support the AURA and IPC/HAI program. This will include undertaking research and analysis of information, project management, policy development, stakeholder management, facilitation of meetings, preparation of project documentation and collaborating with other relevant programs within the Commission.

Please see the link below for the full position description and applicant pack. Applications that do not address the candidates suitability against the position description and selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be emailed to Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact Kathy Meleady on (02) 9126 3640 to further discuss this role.

Applications are due by midnight, Monday 30 November 2020