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Project Coordinator

Organisation : Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical, Program Coordination & Management, Project Management

Sector : Health – General, Humanitarian, LGBTIQ+, Overseas Aid & Development

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation

About the role

  • AFAO leads efforts to end HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific
  • Vibrant team environment, walking distance from Central station, hybrid role
  • Salary guide $72-$82,000 plus super & competitive NFP salary packaging

The Organisation

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

The member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intesex communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities provides rapid intelligence on changes in Australia’s HIV epidemic, allowing the Federation to respond quickly and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

Benefits & Culture

  • Generous salary + super + salary sacrifice
  • 3 days gifted holiday between Christmas & New Year
  • Flexible hybrid role – 2 days WFH, 3 days a week in Surry Hills office

The Role
Reporting to the Deputy CEO, you will ensure delivery of targeted projects to support the development, implementation and evaluation of key initiatives and help ultimately influence the standard of care delivered to people with HIV. You will support AFAO in championing this cause by participating in innovative and strategic initiatives to achieve AFAO’s mission. Specifically you will:

  • Administer the International Advisory Committee, the Governance and Membership Committee, and support other routine meetings that form part of AFAO’s peak body responsibilities
  • Support AFAO’s ongoing membership to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
  • Manage multiple complex projects with varied timeframes
  • Identify and maximise partnerships to embed AFAO’s offerings within the health system
  • Establish strong partnerships with stakeholders at the government and community level
  • Support the organisation to meet its reporting obligations to the Department of Health

Skills Required
The successful candidate will be an expert relationship builder with a track record of successful project coordination. Additionally you have:

  • Superior written communication skills (a written assessment will form part of the selection process)
  • Capacity to conceptualise solutions to complex issues
  • Experience engaging with the international aid sector and/or Australia’s public health system
  • A proven track record managing concurrent projects and meeting tight deadlines
  • Formal qualifications in health, science, international development or associated field 

If you are passionate about ending HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above or contact Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 if you have any specific questions.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


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

Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical, #Program_Coordination_and_Management, #Project_Management
Sector: #Health_–_General, #Humanitarian, #LGBTIQ, #Overseas_Aid_and_Development


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