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Project Officer

Information Resources

Applications for this position are no longer being accepted 

About Arthritis Australia

Arthritis Australia is a charitable not-for-profit organisation and the peak national organisation for people with arthritis in Australia.  We work in collaboration with arthritis organisations in ACT, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia.

 

About the role

In this role you will provide project support and content development for a range of projects designed to improve information, education and support services for people living with arthritis.  These projects will involve collaboration with expert advisory groups, consumers and technical experts.

 

  • 0.8 FTE
  • Two-year fixed term contract with possible renewal
  • Friendly, close-knit team environment
  • Work for an organisation that makes a real difference in people’s lives
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging arrangements are available, which can be tailored to individual requirements
  • Office location: Glebe / Broadway
  • Reporting to the Policy and Government Relations Manager.
  • A competitive salary will be offered to attract the right candidate.

 

Key roles and responsibilities

 

  • Plan, develop and produce a range of consumer information resources, in line with project requirements in collaboration with expert advisory groups, consumers, service providers and other stakeholders.
  • Research, draft and edit content for consumer information resources and lead the production of these resources in printed, digital and video formats.
  • Assist with content curation and development for a new innovative consumer support website, in collaboration with expert advisory groups, consumers and web developers.
  • Work sensitively and collaboratively with our Affiliate partners to support the delivery of national projects.
  • Provide executive and administrative support to expert advisory and working groups guiding national projects.
  • Work with external agencies and suppliers in the production of national resources. Assist in the development and implementation of promotion campaigns to promote new/enhanced resources and services.
  • Report regularly on the progress of each project.
  • Other duties as directed.

 

Skills and experience

  • Ability to prepare medically and scientifically accurate and engaging health-related communications tailored to a consumer audience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in developing and producing information resources in a range of formats including written, digital, visual, graphic and video formats.
  • Planning and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with external teams and partners.
  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent in a medical-related field or comparable experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products and website platforms.

Enquiries:

Franca Marine, Policy and Government Relations Manager, Arthritis Australia T: (02) 9518 4441

 

Applications close 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020

Please email your application, together with a one-page covering letter that addresses your suitability for the role to [email protected]

 

Project Manager

National Projects

Applications for this position are no longer being accepted 

About Arthritis Australia

Arthritis Australia is a charitable not-for-profit organisation and the peak national organisation for people with arthritis in Australia.  We work in collaboration with arthritis organisations in ACT, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia.

About the role

In this role, you will manage and coordinate the delivery of national projects to ensure they are delivered within scope, on time and on budget.

  • 0.5 FTE
  • Two-year fixed term contract with possible renewal
  • Friendly, close-knit team environment
  • Work for an organisation that makes a real difference in people’s lives
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging arrangements are available, which can be tailored to individual requirements
  • Office location: Glebe / Broadway
  • Reporting to the Policy and Government Relations Manager.
  • A competitive salary will be offered to attract the right candidate.

 

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate allocated projects to ensure they are delivered within scope, on time and on budget.
  • Develop and manage detailed project schedules and work plans and track project performance, deliverables and costs to meet project milestones and budgets
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all parties involved in the delivery of the projects, including coordinating and liaising with external delivery partners, content development teams and expert advisory groups to ensure all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines and schedules.
  • Provide executive and administrative support for the Steering Committees established to oversee key project components
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Monitor and report regularly on the progress of each project.
  • Develop and implement effective project communication plans to support effective collaboration across all parties
  • Proactively identify and manage project issues and risks
  • Prepare and submit project deliverables to the funding organisation(s) in line with grant agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant financial and legal requirements as applicable.
  • Other duties as directed.

Skills and experience

  • Proven skills and experience in managing and delivering complex projects on time and on budget
  • Excellent organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with external teams and partners
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal direction and supervision
  • Experience with managing government-funded projects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience working in the health sector and not-for-profit organisations is highly desirable.

Enquiries:

Franca Marine, Policy and Government Relations Manager, Arthritis Australia T: (02) 9518 4441

Applications close 5pm, Friday 31 July 2020

Please email your application, together with a one-page covering letter that addresses your suitability for the role to [email protected]