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Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Senior Project Officer, Knowledge Contract in Melbourne City Centre VIC

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation

Branch Melbourne City Centre VIC AU

Position:
Senior Project Officer, Knowledge
Location:
Melbourne City Centre VIC

Where a normal working day can include stakeholder management, research scoping and design, evidence reviews and evaluation, data analysis, grant-making and…

Are you passionate about contributing to research and evaluation projects that benefit the health of all Victorians? VicHealth currently have an excellent career opportunity at Senior Project Officer level within our Knowledge & Health Equity team.

  • Are you passionate about contributing to research and evaluation projects that benefit the health of all Victorians?
  • Have you been waiting for the opportunity to take the next step to Senior Project Officer level within Health Promotion?

VicHealth currently have an excellent career opportunity at Senior Project Officer level within our Knowledge & Health Equity team.

The Senior Project Officer (Knowledge) reports directly to the Manager, Knowledge & Health Equity.

Where a normal working day can include stakeholder management, research scoping and design, evidence reviews and evaluation, data analysis, grant-making and contract management activities, you will be kept busy making a real difference to the health of all Victorians.

This position is also responsible for providing specialist consultation across VicHealth in relation to integrating best evidence into VicHealth planning and evaluation of projects.

Our Senior Project Officers play a key role in delivery of the five strategic imperatives in VicHealth’s 10-year Action Agenda for Health Promotion.

For an example of the type of projects this position is responsible for, refer to our recent VicHealth Indicators work

Closing Date: Thursday 27 April 2017
Unit: Programs Group
Tenure: Full Time, Fixed Term (10 Months)
Classification: VicHealth Grade D
Remuneration: $77,258 pro rata (plus superannuation and other benefits)

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Health Promotion, Public Health or related field, preferably at a post-graduate level
  • Strong demonstrable experience working in fields related to public health or health promotion research
  • Strong demonstrable experience working in evaluation and project management
  • Ability to provide specialist advice and expertise across the organisation as required
  • Strong experience within qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Established skill within SPSS or STATA
  • A skilful communicator, you will have excellent relationship development skills that can be used both internally and externally.

How to apply:

Applications must include a cover letter and a current resume.

The cover letter must include why the applicant feels they are suitable for the position, and also address the Key Selection Criteria from the Position Description.

Please refer to the position description to view the associated qualifications and experience associated with the position. Applications can be submitted by clicking Apply.

For further information about the role, please contact Marcus Flood, People & Culture on (03) 9667 1386.

VicHealth is committed to ensuring appointments represent the diversity of our community. Women, Indigenous people, people with disability, young people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-18
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