Project Manager

Part-time (0.6 FTE), fixed-term contract until 30 June 2025Based in Alice SpringsBe part of an exciting opportunity!Menzies is looking for a Project Manager to join their Remote & Rural Health Services Research team. The successful candidate will be supporting a three-year research project entitled, "Optimising digital solutions to improve access to Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC)". The goal of this study is to evaluate the implementation and use of digital technologies that support CPHC in remote Indigenous communities by exploring how technology can be applied, enhanced or modified to strengthen and support existing CPHC models as well as how CPHC can be further enhanced by technological innovations. The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for managing activities related to this project.What you will bring to the roleAs an enthusiastic, experienced project manager, you will have relevant postgraduate qualifications relevant to research project management, or extensive research project management experience and expertise.The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals and organisations, including people from diverse cultures, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, health practitioners and policy makers. You will have a demonstrated understanding of ethical considerations of research and be capability of handling sensitive and confidential information. The successful candidate will also have excellent project management skills, computer skills and have the ability and willingness to occasional travel to remote communities within the Northern Territory for up to a week at a time.Why MenziesMenzies School of Health Research is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes and is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. By joining our team, you will be assisting Menzies to continue to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region with a commitment to finding enduring solutions to health problems that matter.Benefits of working for Menzies6 weeks annual leave16 weeks paid parental leaveOption to increase super to 14%Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits $128,298 - $138,719 pa (comprising a gross salary of $102,636 - $111,778).Contact:Applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description. To obtain the Position Description, please visit Menzies careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au/If you have any questions regarding the role or to obtain the Position Description, please contact:Professor John WakermanProfessor of Remote & Rural Health Services ResearchWellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases DivisionEmail: john.wakerman@menzies.edu.auPhone: 0417 884 182Closing date:  Saturday, 06 August 2022Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to applyApplicants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate will be required to provide suitable evidence of vaccinations to Menzies Human Resources.For more information on how to apply for this position please visit https://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Careers/Information_for_applicants/  or phone 08 8946 8426.  To view a Position Description please click the belowPD_Project Manager 102000 AUD Alice Springs 0870