Project Manager

Full Time (1.0 FTE), Fixed Term Contract to December 2025Successful applicant could be based either Darwin, Cairns or Alice SpringsBase Salary $110,478 - $120,319 per annum, pro rata (Total remuneration package including superannuation $137,167 - $148,386 per annum, pro rata) Do you possess extensive experience in project and data management and have strong communication, administration and stakeholder engagement skills? Are you passionate about improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations impacted by diabetes? If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.  The Role:Menzies is looking for a Project Manager who will oversee projects that focus on youth type 2 diabetes and obesity across three regions (NT Big Rivers and Central Australia in NT, and FNQ). Under the supervision of the Partnership Lead, this position will work closely with the study teams to ensure effective coordination of all youth type 2 diabetes projects. This position will be required to travel to sites across northern Australia (including Alice Springs, Katherine and Far North Queensland).The successful candidate will conduct day-to-day administrative management including managing project budgets and overseeing compliance with funding agreements, as well as supervision of all project staff across the three regions. You will coordinate the design and have supervision of the implementation of activities related to youth type 2 diabetes projects. About you:As a highly motivated individual, you will come with strong leadership capacity, evidenced in well-developed problem solving, analytical and conceptual skills.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.Financial management experience, including a sound knowledge of budgetary processes, invoicing, payments and acquittals, and experience in managing multiple budgets concurrently.Proven experience in staff, student, and team supervision, with a positive attitude and a commitment to building capacity and capability in others. Please see a full list of primary responsibilities and selection criteria in the position description. Why MenziesMenzies 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.Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and whom we work.  We seek to amplify Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.  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.Option 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:Renae KirkhamLead of the Diabetes PartnershipEmail: renae.kirkham@menzies.edu.au How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:Menzies’ careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au orPhone: 08 8946 8409 orEmail: Human Resources at humanresources@menzies.edu.au 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 28 July 2024Position Description AUD Darwin 0800

Project Manager

  • Generous leave provisions including 6 weeks annual leave
  • Salary Packaging available
  • Option to increase Super to 14%

  • Full Time (1.0 FTE), Fixed Term Contract to December 2025
  • Successful applicant could be based either Darwin, Cairns or Alice Springs
  • Base Salary $110,478 - $120,319 per annum, pro rata (Total remuneration package including superannuation $137,167 - $148,386 per annum, pro rata)

 

Do you possess extensive experience in project and data management and have strong communication, administration and stakeholder engagement skills?

Are you passionate about improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations impacted by diabetes?

 

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

 

 

The Role:

Menzies is looking for a Project Manager who will oversee projects that focus on youth type 2 diabetes and obesity across three regions (NT Big Rivers and Central Australia in NT, and FNQ). Under the supervision of the Partnership Lead, this position will work closely with the study teams to ensure effective coordination of all youth type 2 diabetes projects. This position will be required to travel to sites across northern Australia (including Alice Springs, Katherine and Far North Queensland).

The successful candidate will conduct day-to-day administrative management including managing project budgets and overseeing compliance with funding agreements, as well as supervision of all project staff across the three regions. You will coordinate the design and have supervision of the implementation of activities related to youth type 2 diabetes projects.

 

About you:

As a highly motivated individual, you will come with strong leadership capacity, evidenced in well-developed problem solving, analytical and conceptual skills.

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.
  • Financial management experience, including a sound knowledge of budgetary processes, invoicing, payments and acquittals, and experience in managing multiple budgets concurrently.
  • Proven experience in staff, student, and team supervision, with a positive attitude and a commitment to building capacity and capability in others.

 

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.

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

 

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.
  • Option 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:

Renae Kirkham

Lead of the Diabetes Partnership

Email: renae.kirkham@menzies.edu.au

 

How to obtain the Position Description, please visit:

Menzies’ careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au or

Phone: 08 8946 8409 or

Email: Human Resources at humanresources@menzies.edu.au

 

How to Apply:

Please click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application. 

Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:

  • Updated resume
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (No more than 2 pages)
  • Any other relevant supporting documentation   

 

Closing date:  Sunday 28 July 2024