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Principal Partnership Officer – Stronger Workforces/Brain Builder

Organisation : Thriving Queensland Kids Partnership (TQKP) - Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

Location : Brisbane

Work type : Part-time, Contract/Temporary

Profession : Education & Training, Policy & Research, Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Children, Community Development, Families, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $112 – 128k per annum FTE, excluding super

Application closing date : 9 Sep, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Thriving Queensland Kids Partnership (TQKP) - Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

Our Organisation

The Thriving Queensland Kids Partnership (TQKP) is a coalition and intermediary, instigated and hosted by ARACY - the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth - with Queensland partners. TQKP’s purpose is to ‘catalyse systems to change the odds for Queensland children and young people to thrive’.

To achieve this, TQKP is:

  • bringing people, organisations and sectors together,
  • using what we know and learn,
  • supporting leaders and catalysts, and
  • facilitating collaborative action, innovation and development

We believe that by doing this, we can build better connections, capabilities and capacities in the key areas of concerted leadership, smarter investment, enabled caregivers and communities, integrated delivery and putting data, evidence and experience to work. 

This means an eco-system better equipped and stewarded, and working together well, to:

  • reduce the experience and consequences of inequity and adversity, and
  • improve opportunities, capabilities and outcomes

so all kids to have a great start and journey in life.

About the role

In this role….

You will proactively and productively lead and facilitate TQKP’s Stronger Workforces initiatives & Brain Builders program


About You

  • Relevant undergraduate degree in public health, psychology, behavioural sciences or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing and evaluating science and evidence-informed child, youth and family policies, programs, services and/or practices
  • Experience in leading and facilitating partnerships and initiatives with a focus on capacity building, adult learning and / or workforce development
  • Understanding of neurosciences, especially related to child and/or adolescent health, development and wellbeing
  • Understanding of systems change theory and practice.


How to apply

Position Description : Position Description - PPO BBA

Applications should address the points “About You” above in a cover letter and provide curriculum vitae.

TQKP actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcomes out-placement and secondment arrangements.

We will hire as soon as we find the right person, so if it looks like you, please apply asap!

To find out more about us, including the position description, please visit our website  


Please quote in application: Principal Partnership Officer – Stronger Workforces/Brain Builder via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Education_and_Training, #Policy_and_Research, #Program_Coordination_and_Management
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Families, #Youth_and_Young_People


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