About the role
Employment Status: Full-time, contract ends 31 March 2021
- Excellent leadership opportunity in an important national multicultural mental health project
- Join a well-established national peak body committed to achieving better mental health outcomes for all Australians
- Competitive salary of $95,000 PLUS super PLUS full salary packaging options
- Flexible, family friendly work environment
Candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate National Project Manager to join the team in Canberra, on a full-time basis (near to full-time would also be considered).
You will be responsible for leading and managing the national multicultural mental health project. This will involve leading a small team, engaging and working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, providing project management advice, leadership and governance, and ensuring any risks and issues associated with the project are identified and effectively managed.
Candidates applying for this role must be experienced project/program managers with the ability to effectively lead and manage national projects. Candidates with experience in multicultural environments and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
A strong understanding of current issues relevant to the mental health sector, alongside proven experience working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds will be vital to this role.
You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to liaise, engage, and work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
You will use your demonstrated ability to think strategically to assess issues faced by the project in order to develop and implement effective solutions. You will be highly organised and confident in your ability to manage competing priorities in order to ensure deadlines are met.
What’s in it for you?
This is a great opportunity to become involved with an organisation that is dedicated to driving better mental health for all Australians.
For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary of $95,000, plus super, plus charity salary packaging options.
About the organisation
Mental Health Australia was established in 1997 as Australia's first independent, national peak body to represent the interests of the mental health sector, and is committed to achieving better mental health outcomes for all Australians.
Mental Health Australia members include national organisations who represent consumers, carers, special needs groups, clinical, public, and private service providers, researchers, and state and territory community mental health peak bodies.
Mental Health Australia aims to promote mentally healthy communities through providing education on mental health, conducting research, and influencing reform to ensure government policies continue to address contemporary mental health issues.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: National Project Manager via Pro Bono Australia.