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Senior Project Officer, Northern Adelaide Health and Wellbeing Partnership

Adelaide PHN
  • Full Time – Fixed Term Contract

The Adelaide PHN has a unique opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Officer to support the Director Northern Adelaide Health and Wellbeing Partnership to strengthen a maturing Partnership, facilitating participation by partners and collaborators, establishing a partnership identity, and supporting the creation of new linkages to facilitate the development of emergent industry and partner opportunities.

About Us

Adelaide Primary Health Network (Adelaide PHN) is an independent, not for profit, primary health care organisation based in Adelaide.

We aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the Adelaide community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response to keeping people well and out of hospital; improving their experience AND their health outcomes – to deliver on our vision of A Healthier Adelaide by 2030.

About the Partnership

The Northern Adelaide Health and Wellbeing Partnership (the Partnership) brings together a diverse group of partners who have identified alignment to a collective vision to create a flourishing and vibrant health and wellbeing community for Northern Adelaide (the North) that together can attract and increase research, education, health and wellbeing opportunities, as well as economic benefit through employment and future growth.

The Role

The Senior Project Officer Northern Adelaide Health and Wellbeing Partnership supports the Partnership’s ambition in creating, sustaining, and leading collaborative efforts to ensure a flourishing health and wellbeing community for the North that supports the community, research, education and brings together services to ensure a thriving community.

The Senior Project Officer is responsible for:

  • Delivering a range of effective project coordination and administrative supports to the Partnership;
  • Undertaking research and analysis activities, and monitoring and reporting of key project activities to support project outcomes;
  • Performing executive officer functions as required for various meetings, workshops, workgroups, committees and advisory groups;
  • Developing project plans which clearly identify tasks, milestones, dependencies and resource requirement;
  • Ensuring the development, oversight, management, communication and ultimate delivery of project tasks;
  • Managing projects to ensure quality outcomes and effective risk and resource management.

About You

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • Sound knowledge of the principles and mechanisms of government and political processes, including how to advocate effectively with decision makers and communicate effectively with governments, the public, organisations and interest groups;
  • Sound knowledge of the principles of project management;
  • Experience in preparing plans, policies, reports, briefings and other strategic documents;
  • Experience in providing high-level administration and project support in producing consistent quality outcomes, particularly for written material;
  • Experience in liaising and consulting effectively, with a range of stakeholders;
  • Experience in government relations, advocacy and/or public policy development.

Why you should come work with us

Adelaide PHN offers a great range of benefits to our employees, including:

  • Competitive remuneration and work-life balance;
  • Access to generous not for profit Salary Sacrifice taxation benefits including up to $15,900 for living expenses and $2,650 for meal and entertainment;
  • Work from home opportunities;
  • Additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year, in addition to annual leave entitlements;
  • Generous allowance toward professional development;
  • Family friendly and flexible working arrangements;
  • Collaboration with passionate likeminded professionals;
  • Free Employment Assistance Program.

A job and person specification is available here.

Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately and we reserve our right to close this position earlier if a suitable candidate is found. Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information about this role, please contact Melanie Schmidtke, Director Northern Adelaide Health and Wellbeing Partnership on 0449 508 452 or melanie.schmidtke@sa.gov.au using the subject line: Senior Project Officer, Northern Adelaide Health and Wellbeing Partnership enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We believe that our people’s differences are what make us great. We value diversity in culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, neurodiversity or any other aspect which makes our people unique. We are on our journey to continuously work to call out inequality and bias and encourage real workplace inclusion and diversity.

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