Project officer, Governance and Assurance

Project Officer
REQ128479 Requisition #


Where you'll be working

The Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) is committed to providing leadership in safety and quality to improve health care for patients in NSW.  The primary focus of the CEC is to promote and support improved clinical care, safety and quality across the NSW public health system, and to meet functions specified by the Minister for Health. The CEC Strategic Plan places priority on delivering high performing reliable systems and ensuring safety and quality in the provision of healthcare for ‘every patient, every time’ is consistent across NSW Health.  

What you’ll be doing - Project Officer Governance and Assurance

The Project Officer Governance and Assurance contributes to the ongoing development, implementation, evaluation and refinement of activities and initiatives of the Governance and Assurance team to improve the safety and quality of healthcare in line with the CEC strategic goals. The Project Officer Governance and Assurance is responsible for managing a range of activities including undertaking reviews of evidence, providing expert input to CEC initiatives, and development of resources and reports based on new and emerging evidence. The position is also responsible for providing leadership regarding Blood Management initiatives including project planning, stakeholder negotiations, milestone reporting and administrative and other ancillary projects support consistent with the program aims and objectives.

What are we looking for? 
  • Enthusiastic team members with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service
  • Innovative thinkers who strive for excellence

What can we offer you?

  • Access to discounted Fitness Passport membership to enhance benefits
  • Career Development
  • A culture focused on core values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment


Employment Type: Permanent Part Time (28 hours)
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: $113,735 - $129,658 per annum (to be adjusted pro rata) plus super
Hours Per Week: 28
Requisition ID: REQ128479

Location: Currently in the Sydney CBD; relocating to St Leonards from mid-2020


 How to apply - your application to be considered must include both:

  • An up-to-date resume of no more than five (5) pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.
  • A completed questionnaire/separate cover letter addressing each of the below selection criteria.
Selection Criteria:


  1. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant healthcare discipline, with demonstrated recent clinical experience, skills and knowledge in the principles of quality improvement and safety in an acute healthcare setting.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of Patient Blood Management in the context of quality and safety, and the clinical issues relating to transfusion medicine.
  3. Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and implementing successful projects to improve outcomes for patients, including managing multiple and concurrent initiatives with conflicting milestones and deadlines.
  4. Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills including experience liaising and influencing stakeholders to promote, communicate and implement change and improvement initiatives.
  5. Strong analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to conduct literature reviews, analyse and interpret complex information and applying research.
  6. Experience conducting data analysis and interpretation, preparing and presenting analysis and reports.
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience drafting complex written documents such as reports, briefs and advice for senior managers.
  8. Demonstrated understanding and experience in accreditation to the National Safety and Quality Healthcare Service Standards.

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Please note: This position is a permanent position and requires full working rights in Australia (e.g. Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency). If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia, you may be eligible for employment opportunities in line with the conditions of your visa

Applications Close: Midnight 24 September 2019  

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