Project Officer, Diabetes and Endocrine

Project Officer
REQ106097 Requisition #
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Collaboration. Innovation. Better Healthcare.

  • Join an organisation passionate about delivering improved health care.
  • Oversee change management programs and initiatives aimed at improving diabetes and endocrinology service delivery across NSW.

  • 12 month contract opportunity with a flexible working organisation based in Chatswood and will be moving to state of the art, agile offices in St Leonards in 2020.


We are looking for

  •  Experience in the management of complex projects and systems. Knowledge and experience in the field of diabetes is desirable.
  • Experience leading projects that address the needs of Aboriginal people, including experience engaging and working with Aboriginal communities.
  • Highly organised self-starter who can work autonomously and thrive in a collaborative environment with strong stakeholder engagement and verbal and written communication skills.

What you will be doing

The Project Officer, Diabetes and Endocrine will promote, develop,  implement and monitor strategic change management programs and initiatives that will improve the level and quality of diabetes and endocrinology service delivery in Local Health Districts (LHDs) / Specialty Health Networks (SHNs) across NSW.  Providing high level policy advice and executive support functions to senior committees, this role will be responsible for supporting the activities and priorities of the Diabetes and Endocrine Network including Leading Better value Care (LBVC) initiatives.
Reporting to the Network Manager – Diabetes & Endocrine, the role will work collaboratively with ACI Networks, LHD/SHN managers and clinicians and other key stakeholders to facilitate the contribution of key internal and external stakeholders in the innovation of new programs, frameworks and models of care across the state.
Employment details
Employment Type:            Full Time Temporary until end of June 2020
Position Classification:      HSM 3
Remuneration:                  $110,961 - $126,496 per annum plus super
Hours Per Week:              38          
Requisition ID:                  REQ106097
About us
Collaboration. Innovation. Better Healthcare.

The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) works with clinicians, consumers and managers to design and promote better healthcare for NSW.

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How to apply
Your application must include:
  • a cover letter/completed questionnaire responding to each of the selection criteria below, maximum of 3 pages.
  • an up-to-date resume of no more than five (5) pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.

Selection criteria


  1. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or demonstrated relevant health industry experience.
  2. Demonstrated experience in project management and the implementation of local/regional projects, frameworks and/or initiatives with state wide application.
  3. Sound knowledge of the health system in NSW and the national context and broad knowledge and understanding of policy issues related to diabetes and endocrinology.
  4. Experience leading projects that address the needs of Aboriginal people, including experience engaging and working with Aboriginal communities.
  5. High level verbal and written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to interpret complex information rapidly and accurately.

A copy of the position description can be accessed here: Position Description


At the ACI we value diversity and inclusion. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and would like some more information about applying for a role within the ACI, please contact one of our Aboriginal Workforce Consultants on 1800 004 546 or by email


If you are a person with disability and require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the People & Culture Coordinator on 02 9464 4630.

This position is a temporary position and requires full working rights in Australia for the duration of the assignment. If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may be offered employment in line with the conditions of your visa.”

If you would like more information on this role please contact Marina Sarkis, Network Manager Diabetes & Endocrine on 0409 993 942.

Applications Close: 28 May 2019                


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