Project Officer
REQ137207 Requisition #

Role Title: Project officer - Patient Experience and System Purchasing

Employment Type: Ongoing Full Time

Role Classification: Clerk Grade 7/8

Remuneration:  $97,152 - $107,541 pa plus superannuation and annual leave loading

Hours per Week: 35

Location: St Leonards

Requisition ID:  REQ137207

Closing Date: 11:59pm 20 November 2019

  • Are you an organised project officer looking for your next challenge?

  • Do you enjoy fast paced work in a dynamic environment?

  • Join our System Information and Analytics team to support the Executive!

The opportunity

 We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and organised project office to join our Patient Experience and System Purchasing Branch!

The project officer role will support the Executive Director’s team through a range of administrative and project management support for monitoring and evaluation activities including advice on the development and implementation of projects. Duties include project planning, negotiation with project stakeholders and reporting on project deliverables.

The Team

You will be working within the System Information and Analytics (SIA) Executive Director’s team. The team is a dynamic and fast pace environment dealing with Ministerial requests on a daily basis. The branch enables the Ministry of Health to be an effective health service purchaser and system manager through high quality data, analysis and performance reporting. The branch also ensures that NSW Health meets its state and national reporting obligations and maintains high standards of public accountability and transparency in the health system. 

What you'll be doing

Description of day to day work:

  • Manage and deliver of all aspects of project management including planning, identifying and coordinating resources, stakeholder consultation, developing budgets, identifying key milestone, negotiating reporting requirements and completion timeframes.
  • Undertake high level analysis of data and preparing high quality reports on project deliverables, milestones, performance.
  • Prepare high quality written advice in the form of briefs, policy, discussion papers or circulars to inform or respond to requests both internal and external to the Ministry.
  • Manage and coordinate stakeholder consultation, including preparing communication materials, liaising and negotiating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare meeting agenda, minutes and reports and support the project governance mechanisms.
  • Draft of capacity assessment criteria, methodology and reports as required.
  • Contribute to the broader management processes of SIA including budget development, program management, stakeholder engagement and business planning, and foster effective communication and information exchange in order to maximise the achievement of Government and NSW Health goals and needs.
  • Additional duties as delegated by the Principal Advisor.

Need more information?

  1. Click here for the Role Description
  2. Find out more about applying for this position
  3. All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions (1-2 pages) and your CV (no more than 5 pages)
  4. A Recruitment Pool may be created for future vacancies at the same/equivalent salary level
  5. Please note that you cannot apply for this role using iworkfornsw, please click here to access the advert through the Health Career Portal.

For role related queries or questions contact Johanna Wing on johanna.wing@health.nsw.gov.au

If you require any reasonable adjustments, please contact Hana Maalla at Hana.Maalla@health.nsw.gov.au

Targeted Questions (1-2 pages)

If you do not include responses to the below questions your application may not be considered.

1) Provide an example of when you had to work independently on a range of projects in the face of competing priorities and tight timeframes. How did you ensure the delivery of quality customer service?

2) Please describe a time when you encountered an unexpected setback when working toward a challenging goal. What was the source of the setback, and why was it unexpected? What strategies or resources did you use to overcome the setback? How did your persistence impact your achievement?

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Ministry of Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:

  • an Australian Citizen, or
  • a permanent resident of Australia, or
  • a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
  • a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia
You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.

To learn more about working at the Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.

Applications Close: 11:59pm 20 November 2019

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