Project Manager, Clinical Engagement & System Performance

Project Manager
REQ224288 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Number of Positions: 2
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $114,076.21 - $130,046.97 per annum, excluding superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ224288

  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in cancer control in NSW
  • Join a high performing team to lead, design and implement clinical engagement activities for quality improvement across cancer control services
  • Flexible Working Organisation based state of the art, agile offices in St Leonards
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply
Where you’ll be working
The Cancer Institute NSW is the NSW Government’s cancer control agency, established to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.
Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.
The Cancer Institute is a collaborative working environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Greater consideration will be given to suitable applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities (GSE Rule 26).
What you’ll be doing
As Project Manager, Clinical Engagement and System Performance you will be managing and implementing clinical advisory groups to inform the development of clinical indicators used in state-wide quality improvement programs. You will support the development and evaluation of quality improvement projects focusing on improving cancer system performance, to meet the identified needs and realise maximum benefits for the health system in alignment with the NSW Cancer Plan.
Essential to the role will be your strong project management skills, particularly your ability to manage multiple priorities, enabled by your expertise to engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. You will have demonstrated negotiation and influence skills with strong verbal and written communication skills. You will be a team player, well organised with demonstrated experience in NSW Health or other health organisations achieving outcomes.
For your application to be considered
To submit your application, please provide:
  • Your resume (maximum five pages)
  • A covering letter addressing the Essential Requirements, as outlined in the Role Description
  • A response to the pre-screening Questions, as outlined below.
Essential requirements
  • Knowledge of relevant trends, issues, policies and practices across a diverse portfolio of projects and an understanding of quality improvement methodologies.
  • Capacity to critically appraise research and interpret clinical and population health data and information.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating effective project management through engagement with clinicians and senior-level stakeholders.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and relevant understanding and experience working within the NSW Health system or other health systems.
If successful for interview candidates must bring original copies of essential qualifications to be sighted by the panel, and one copy to provide to panel.
Pre-screening questions
  1. Please describe a clinical quality improvement project you have developed and managed. Detail the process including methodology, outcomes challenges and the effectiveness of strategies used to address challenges encountered.
  2. Please detail how you have worked with health data and research to contribute to quality or performance improvement or clinician engagement. Outline any limitations you faced and the outcomes achieved.
Need more information:
  1) Click here for the Role Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit  For role related queries or questions contact Taryn Medcalf on or (02) 8374 5675 or Christen Stubbs on
Applications Close: Monday, 19 April 2021 at 11.30pm.
All Cancer Institute NSW roles are based at St Leonards.
The CORE+4 Values define what is important to the Cancer Institute NSW and our employees. 
Our values are: Collaboration, Openness, Respect, Empowerment, Strategic, Supportive, Innovative and Flexible.
The Cancer Institute NSW is unable to offer salary packaging. Salaries will be negotiated commensurate to experience and qualifications of the role.
The Cancer Institute NSW supports flexible working practices for all employees and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health. For more information please visit
Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and during their employment.
To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.



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