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Project Officer

Location : Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra (Canberra)

Organisation : Australian Diabetes Educators' Association

Work Type : Part-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 28-06-2018

About the Role

We are seeking a Project Officer who has demonstrated experience in project management, with strong organisational and time management skills, who can hit the ground running. You will have well developed communication and stakeholder engagement skills, who uses their initiative and enjoys working in a small team environment.

This newly created role will involve consultation with health professionals and other experts as well as consumers of health services and their families. The Project Officer will be required to develop and implement projects, manage expert advisory groups and key stakeholders. This is a funded position for 4 days per week until 30 June 2020, with the possibility of extension.

Key responsibilities for the role inlude:

• Undertake and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Develop and maintain collaborative and constructive relationships with stakeholders
• Contribute to the development of Annual Plans for the NDSS
• Liaise with stakeholders relevant to the NDSS projects
• Develop and implement NDSS projects and evaluate as required, adhering to approved project deliverables and timelines
• Establish and coordinate reference and working groups as required
• Liaise regularly with the Director, NDSS about progress and timelines
• Participate in ADEA NDSS team meetings and ADEA staff meetings
• Represent ADEA as required at meetings and conferences
• Contribute to ADEA Board and Annual Reports as required
• Other duties as requested from time-to-time

Essential criteria for the role include:
• Demonstrated skills and experience in project management, strong organisational and time management skills
• Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or relevant demonstrated experience
• Knowledge of the health and primary health care environment
• Demonstrated judgment in dealing with complex issues
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills
• High level interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to develop constructive relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and to represent their interests in an ethical manner
• Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience with committees
• An understanding of project budgets
• Diverse experience in the development and presentation of health education materials
• High level research and analytical skills
• Ability to work effectively in a small team environment and autonomously
• Sound computer skills including Microsoft Office
• A willingness to travel (may include overnight stays).

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Diabetes Educators' Association

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) is the national peak body representing health care professionals in diabetes education, management and care. We are also the regulatory body for Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDEs).

The ADEA leads and advocates for best practice in diabetes education and care nationally. We are a national association with our administration office in Canberra. As a member organisation we provide leadership and support for health care professionals who practice within the specialty field of diabetes education and care. The majority of our membership are credentialled diabetes educators. More information can be found at our website www.adea.com.au

The ADEA receives funding from the National Diabetes Support Scheme to implement activities and projects that support health professionals.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : NDSS Project Officer

For details concerning this role, please contact

Louise Gilmour

Phone : 0262874822

Email : louise.gilmour@adea.com.au

Please submit a cover letter (no more than 3 pages), outlining your experience against the selection criteria together with an up-to-date CV.

Applications close Thursday 28 June 2018. Please submit your completed application to recruitment@adea.com.au.


Please quote in application: Project Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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