Project Officer

Part Time (0.6FTE), Fixed Term Contract ending December 2026 weeks annual leave | Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax freeBased in DarwinBase Salary $73,670 - $87,901 per annum, pro rataTotal Remuneration Package $95,232 - $111,542 per annum, pro rata Are you passionate about working collaboratively with communities and have an interest or background in health promotion, community engagement, and/or research? Are you looking for a flexible, part-time opportunity that uses your strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills and your knowledge of working with remote communities?  If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference. Your new role:Menzies School of Health Research is looking engage a Project Officer to undertake a pivotal role with our Diabetes in Pregnancy project. This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander female applicants only. The role will report to the Senior Research Officer.This role will work with the team to support engagement and co-design activities with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait women, communities, and health professionals to reduce diabetes risks before, during, and after pregnancy.This role will build relationships with the study’s stakeholders, provide administrative support (contacting participants, promoting activities, recording study data) under the direction of the Senior Research Officer. The Project Officer will support participant recruitment, and where required, collect quantitative and qualitative research data in accordance with ethical, cultural, and confidentiality requirements.This part-time role is based in Darwin but will require regular travel in the Top End and  flexibility with  work patterns during travel weeks.  It will suit someone who enjoys working with communities to support healthier lifestyles and who is passionate about community-led approaches.  This role will commence in early 2023.Please see Position Description for a full list of responsibilities and also to view the Selection Criteria. What you will bring to the role:As an enthusiastic, resourceful and motivated individual, the successful applicant will possess:Relevant tertiary qualifications, or a combination of qualifications and experience.Exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage and work collaboratively with community stakeholders, service providers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations.An understanding of, or an ability to acquire understanding, of research processes and the cultural, ethical and confidentiality considerations for conducting research with human participants.Experience with basic computer software applications including Microsoft Office Suite and internet browsers, notably with good data entry skills.Time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.Ability to work under routine supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team. Additional selection criteria for appointment at higher level (GSL 6):Degree qualification in a related health field with subsequent experience.Experience working in a research setting and demonstrated experience in undertaking stakeholder engagement.Demonstrated initiative and capacity to work independently without direct supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team.Experience conducting secretariat duties. 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. Benefits of working for MenziesExciting career opportunity with one of Australia’s leading health research institutesLead change and help make a positive impact6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditionsAttractive salary package $73,630 - $87,901 pa including superannuation and salary packaging benefits If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:Tara DiasSenior Research OfficerWellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Divisiontara.dias@menzies.edu.auTel: 8946 8528 How to Apply:Please click on the 'Apply' button to submit your application.  Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Cover letter stating your interest in the roleUpdated resumeA statement addressing the Selection Criteria (no more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation     Closing date:  Wednesday 7 December 2022. Applicants 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. This Position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women only.The position/s will only be open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female applicants. The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special measure under s section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cwlth) and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT)  and under Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA)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 below link -Position Description 95232 AUD Darwin 0800

Project Officer

  • 6 weeks Annual Leave
  • Generous salary packaging up to $15,900 tax free
  • Option to increase employer super contributions to 14%

  • Part Time (0.6FTE), Fixed Term Contract ending December 202
  • 6 weeks annual leave | Salary packaging up to $15,900 tax free
  • Based in Darwin
  • Base Salary $73,670 - $87,901 per annum, pro rata
  • Total Remuneration Package $95,232 - $111,542 per annum, pro rata

 

Are you passionate about working collaboratively with communities and have an interest or background in health promotion, community engagement, and/or research? Are you looking for a flexible, part-time opportunity that uses your strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills and your knowledge of working with remote communities?  

If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.

 

Your new role:

Menzies School of Health Research is looking engage a Project Officer to undertake a pivotal role with our Diabetes in Pregnancy project. This position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander female applicants only. The role will report to the Senior Research Officer.

This role will work with the team to support engagement and co-design activities with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait women, communities, and health professionals to reduce diabetes risks before, during, and after pregnancy.

This role will build relationships with the study’s stakeholders, provide administrative support (contacting participants, promoting activities, recording study data) under the direction of the Senior Research Officer. The Project Officer will support participant recruitment, and where required, collect quantitative and qualitative research data in accordance with ethical, cultural, and confidentiality requirements.

This part-time role is based in Darwin but will require regular travel in the Top End and  flexibility with  work patterns during travel weeks.  It will suit someone who enjoys working with communities to support healthier lifestyles and who is passionate about community-led approaches.  

    This role will commence in early 2023.

    Please see Position Description for a full list of responsibilities and also to view the Selection Criteria.

       

      What you will bring to the role:

      As an enthusiastic, resourceful and motivated individual, the successful applicant will possess:

      • Relevant tertiary qualifications, or a combination of qualifications and experience.
      • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage and work collaboratively with community stakeholders, service providers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations.
      • An understanding of, or an ability to acquire understanding, of research processes and the cultural, ethical and confidentiality considerations for conducting research with human participants.
      • Experience with basic computer software applications including Microsoft Office Suite and internet browsers, notably with good data entry skills.
      • Time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work under routine supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team.

       

      Additional selection criteria for appointment at higher level (GSL 6):

      • Degree qualification in a related health field with subsequent experience.
      • Experience working in a research setting and demonstrated experience in undertaking stakeholder engagement.
      • Demonstrated initiative and capacity to work independently without direct supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team.
      • Experience conducting secretariat duties.

       

      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.

       

      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
      • 6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditions
      • Attractive salary package $73,630 - $87,901 pa including superannuation and salary packaging benefits

       

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

      Tara Dias

      Senior Research Officer

      Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division

      tara.dias@menzies.edu.au

      Tel: 8946 8528

       

      How to Apply:

      Please click on the 'Apply' button to submit your application.  

      Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:

      • Cover letter stating your interest in the role
      • Updated resume
      • A statement addressing the Selection Criteria (no more than 2 pages)
      • Any other relevant supporting documentation   

        

      Closing date:  Wednesday 7 December 2022.

      Applicants 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.

       

      This Position is designated for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women only.

      The position/s will only be open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female applicants. The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special measure under s section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cwlth) and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT)  and under Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA)

      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 below link -