Project Coordinator, PEDRO

Part-time (0.7FTE), Fixed Term Contract until May 2025, based in Darwin  Be part of an exciting opportunity!Menzies School of Health Research is looking engage a Project Coordinator who will ensure efficient and effective delivery of multi-partner, multi-site projects. They will be responsible for supporting the NEARER SCAN project and related projects within the PEDRO program.The Non-Expert Acquisition and Remote Expert Review of Screening echocardiography images from Child health and AnteNatal clinics (NEARER SCAN) study is an implementation project. It will evaluate a community partnership approach to implementing echocardiographic screening for RHD and incorporating it into routine child health checks and antenatal appointments for pregnant women.The Project Coordinator will work with the project leads, coordinate project activities, including liaison with collaborators, staff, funding bodies and other stakeholders. The role will oversee project compliance with all performance requirements, particularly in the areas of contract, budget and financial management, and prepare project workplans and monitoring and evaluation frameworks and track and report on project progress. What you will bring to the roleTo be successful in this role you must be highly motivated, organised, able to work in a fast-paced environment. You will have proven coordination and project management skills, including managing contract and donor requirements in compliance with relevant legislation and policies.You also possess:Relevant tertiary qualification and at least four years subsequent relevant experience in a health-related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/trainingThe ability to prepare and maintain contemporary project management tools including project log frames, work plans, monitoring and evaluation frameworks and risk matrices.Demonstrated high level financial management skills, including procurement, budget preparation, financial reporting and forecasting and experience working across multiple currenciesHighly developed ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a range of audiences including people from diverse culturesExcellent computer skills including demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office software. Why MenziesMenzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. If making a positive health impact in Australia and across our region excites and motivates you, join us as we continue to translate our research into effective programs and partnerships in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.As a recognised national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, education and research training, Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and for whom we work. We seek to amplify First Nations voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position. Benefits of working for MenziesExciting career opportunity with one of Australia’s leading health research institutesLead change and help make a positive impact16 weeks parental leave6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditions.Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits.  If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact: Josh FrancisPrincipal Research FellowGlobal and Tropical Health Divisionjosh.francis@menzies.edu.au  How to Apply:Applicants are required to provide a cover letter, resume and to address the selection criteria in the Position Description. To obtain the Position Description, or for more information on how to apply for this position please visit Menzies careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au/  Or phone Human Resources 08 8946 8626.  Closing date:  Sunday, 21 August 2022 To obtain a Position Description, please click here Position Description 113280 AUD Darwin 0800

Project Coordinator, PEDRO

Part-time (0.7FTE), Fixed Term Contract until May 2025, based in Darwin

 

Be part of an exciting opportunity!

Menzies School of Health Research is looking engage a Project Coordinator who will ensure efficient and effective delivery of multi-partner, multi-site projects. They will be responsible for supporting the NEARER SCAN project and related projects within the PEDRO program.

The Non-Expert Acquisition and Remote Expert Review of Screening echocardiography images from Child health and AnteNatal clinics (NEARER SCAN) study is an implementation project. It will evaluate a community partnership approach to implementing echocardiographic screening for RHD and incorporating it into routine child health checks and antenatal appointments for pregnant women.

The Project Coordinator will work with the project leads, coordinate project activities, including liaison with collaborators, staff, funding bodies and other stakeholders. The role will oversee project compliance with all performance requirements, particularly in the areas of contract, budget and financial management, and prepare project workplans and monitoring and evaluation frameworks and track and report on project progress.

 

What you will bring to the role

To be successful in this role you must be highly motivated, organised, able to work in a fast-paced environment. You will have proven coordination and project management skills, including managing contract and donor requirements in compliance with relevant legislation and policies.

You also possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and at least four years subsequent relevant experience in a health-related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • The ability to prepare and maintain contemporary project management tools including project log frames, work plans, monitoring and evaluation frameworks and risk matrices.
  • Demonstrated high level financial management skills, including procurement, budget preparation, financial reporting and forecasting and experience working across multiple currencies
  • Highly developed ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a range of audiences including people from diverse cultures
  • Excellent computer skills including demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office software.

 

Why Menzies

Menzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. If making a positive health impact in Australia and across our region excites and motivates you, join us as we continue to translate our research into effective programs and partnerships in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.

As a recognised national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, education and research training, Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and for whom we work. We seek to amplify First Nations voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.

 

Benefits of working for Menzies

  • Exciting career opportunity with one of Australia’s leading health research institutes
  • Lead change and help make a positive impact
  • 16 weeks parental leave
  • 6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditions.
  • Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits.

 

 If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:

 

Josh Francis

Principal Research Fellow

Global and Tropical Health Division

josh.francis@menzies.edu.au

 

 How to Apply:

Applicants are required to provide a cover letter, resume and to address the selection criteria in the Position Description. To obtain the Position Description, or for more information on how to apply for this position please visit Menzies careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au/  

Or phone Human Resources 08 8946 8626.

 

 Closing date:  Sunday, 21 August 2022

 

To obtain a Position Description, please click here