The George’ is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.
We are seeking for a Program Manager to join out growing organisation. The Program Manager will manage all aspects related to the Australian Sepsis Network including but not limited to; operational activities, policy development, public engagement, collaborations, social media promotion and maintenance, and implementing the National Sepsis Action Plan.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Manage, plan and execute all operational and ongoing activities in relation to ASN. This includes:
Upkeep of ASN documentation such as agenda preparation, contact lists, record keeping and others as assigned and appropriate
Work with relevant TGI staff and external collaborators to increase sepsis awareness through developing and implementing advocacy and other public and professional programs
Growing the ASN through engagement of new research teams, government bodies, community members, health care professionals/groups and other external collaborators
Maintaining contact/collaboration with existing research teams, government bodies, community members, health care professionals/groups and other external collaborators
Event management and assistance with coordination of ASN general advocacy and targeted campaigns including World Sepsis Day and round tables
Manage and contribute to development and updating of key documents including position statements, reports, development plans, published research findings
Manage and oversee social media including website, Facebook and Twitter accounts and original content
Writing content for media, and working with internal Communications to initiate media opportunities
Ensure the ASN website content is kept up to date in promoting research findings and policy changes in Australia
Manage and collaborate with the ASN management team to find funding support and prepare funding applications
Develop and implement a national public awareness campaign
Develop and implement a nationally-recognised clinical standard for sepsis diagnosis and treatment
Initiatives and collaboration focused on greater support for sepsis survivors and their families
Collaborating with key external stakeholders (including state and federal government) to develop and progress the above priorities
Maintain working contact and collaboration with key sepsis consumer representatives, public advocates, and charity or non-profit awareness groups
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Qualifications in public health or a science related discipline and/or considerable work experience in the public health sector
Demonstrated skills building functional networks and working relationships with external stakeholders, including consumer representatives
Experience in government engagement and liaison
Experience with policy writing and/or submissions
Experience with project or program management
Ability to produce communication and content for various audiences, including clinical
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to easily build rapport with a variety of stakeholders
Capacity to work both flexibly and autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders (internal and external)
A strong commitment to quality and professionalism
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills
Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office particularly Word, Power Point and Excel
We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.
We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so apply now!
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Why work at the George?
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