Project Coordinator

Fixed Term, Full time (1.0 FTE) or Part Time (0.8 FTE) Contract – until May 2026, based in CairnsBase Salary $96,260 to $104,463 per annum (Total remuneration package including superannuation $120,959 to $130,232 per annum)  Do you have a passion for engaging with and mobilising stakeholders, strong project management skills, and experience or ability to undertake research administration tasks? Menzies is looking for a Project Coordinator to undertake engagement and co-design research activities.If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.  The Role:Enter The Diabetes Across the Lifecourse: Northern Australia Partnership commenced in 2011 in the Northern Territory and expanded into Far North Queensland (FNQ) in 2016.Originally focussed on the establishment of a clinical register and research activities to improve the care and outcomes for women (and their babies) who have had a pregnancy complicated by diabetes, our work has now expanded to include a focus on type 2 diabetes in children and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.This leadership role will undertake engagement and co-design research activities with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait women and communities to reduce diabetes risks before, during, and after pregnancy.This role is designated for a woman who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and the successful candidate will work within a strong, supportive team. About you:As a motivated individual, you will come with a passion for engaging with and mobilising stakeholders, strong project management skills, and experience or ability to undertake research administration tasks.You also have:Tertiary qualifications and extensive experience in a relevant field (e.g. public health); or extensive management experience and proven management expertise in a research or capacity development setting; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.Demonstrated project management/coordination experience including the capacity to prioritise tasks, time management skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to develop relationships and work collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders from varied backgrounds. Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description. Why Menzies:Menzies is a national leader in research and education that improves health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and populations across our region.  As a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.Please note this is a female identified role. An applicant's gender is a genuine occupational requirement of this position, authorised by s35 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT) and Division 4 (s30, ss1 & ss2a,c,g,e,& h) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984  The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT). This position therefore only be open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.  The Benefits:Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave.Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum and $2,650 meal and entertainment card tax free.Options to increase Super to 14%. Menzies is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their applications, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.  If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:Tara DiasSenior Research OfficerEmail: How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:Menzies’ careers website: orPhone: 08 8946 8409 orEmail: Human Resources at How to Apply:Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Updated resumeA statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)Any other relevant supporting documentation    Closing date:  Sunday 14 July 2024Position Description AUD Cairns 4870