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Primary Care Training & Engagement Manager

Job No: 115247
Location: Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne

  • Do you have experience in stakeholder engagement and a background in the healthcare sector? Join a well-established Australian NFP!
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration circa $85,000 PLUS super, salary sacrificing options and FBT concessions!
  • Pivotal position contributing to the ongoing success and national growth goals of the organisation!

About the Organisation

Lung Foundation Australia is a national, not-for-profit organisation with offices around Australia. Their vision is to ensure that lung health is a priority for all in Australia and to promote lung health by:

  • Educating the community in lung health and early detection of lung disease;
  • Reducing the burden of lung disease in the community through patient and carer support;
  • Influencing public policy, through advocacy across all levels of government; and
  • Raising funds for medical and scientific research.

The Lung Foundation Australia nationally employs about 30 professional/administrative staff, supported by a team of dedicated volunteers.

About the Opportunity

Lung Foundation Australia now has an opportunity for a full-time Primary Care Training & Engagement Manager to join their dedicated team on a contract basis, until December 2020. The preferred location for this position is Melbourne, however there is an option to be based out of Brisbane or Sydney as well.

Reporting to the General Manager - Clinical Programs, Research, and Innovation, this position is responsible for delivering and evolving the organisation's Primary Health Networks Engagement Strategy by:

  • Establishing and maintaining productive partnerships with the primary health care (PHC) sector, especially Primary Health Networks;
  • Attracting investment in lung health and building the capacity of the health professional workforce to deliver patient-centric and evidence-based care for individuals impacted by lung conditions; and
  • Working closely with members of Lung Foundation Australia's clinical programs team, particularly the education and training coordinator.

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About You

Lung Foundation Australia is looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate individual with a clinical background in the health or primary care sector, ideally with an understanding of the Victorian healthcare system in particular.

Although you will not have any direct reports in this role, you will need a demonstrated history of leadership, and providing mentorship and support to peers. You will also need proven project management experience, and any additional experience in strategy implementation will be highly regarded. 

Experience with client relationship databases (e.g. Salesforce) will be required, as will exceptional organisation skills in order to effectively manage an array of competing priorities at any given time.

This position will see you developing strategic, long-term, and meaningful partnerships with a diverse range of PHNs and other community-based commissioning agencies. As such, you must display excellent interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence, including the capacity to present to diverse groups of people and to communicate appropriately under difficult circumstances. The ability to communicate in various writing styles is also crucial.

Due to the project nature of the role, you will be working in a predominantly independent manner day to day and as such, must be a self-starter with strong initiative. However, it is equally important you be an effective team player who brings a positive approach to collaboration.

Lung Foundation Australia is seeking an individual who is passionate about, and committed to, developing meaningful and productive relationships in order to achieve national growth, raised organisational profile, and most importantly, positive outcomes for people suffering from lung disease and their loved ones.

Please note: A National Police Check and Blue Card are requirements of this position.

About the Benefits

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to take on a pivotal role within the organisation. If you're passionate about building effective relationships and excited about playing a key part in raising the organisation's profile around the country, this is the perfect role for you.

Upon joining Lung Foundation Australia, you'll be welcomed into a supportive and close-knit management team. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll be provided with a highly attractive remuneration circa $85,000 plus super, salary sacrificing options and FBT concessions!

In addition, Lung Foundation Australia understands the importance of, and is committed to, ongoing development of their team members. As such, you'll enjoy great paid training opportunities in order to expand upon your current knowledge and help drive the organisation forward.

If you're looking for a new challenge, take on this unique position with a passionate NFP organisation. Interviews will be taking place immediately - Apply Now!

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