Searching for a Program Manager

9 May 2022

If you have expertise in sleep health or sleep medicine along with an entrepreneurial bent, this new role managing all aspects of our brand new Commonwealth grant program may be for you. 

You’ll be reporting to the CEO and working from home as part of a small virtual team. The team is mostly based in or near Sydney, but this role could be based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. A major focus of the role will be to develop and manage a program to improve sleep health clinical services in primary care as delivered by GPs, primary care nurses and psychologists.

Role responsibilities include: 

  • Establish and manage partnerships with peak healthcare professional bodies
  • Work cooperatively with partners and association committees to create and execute sleep health education activities for primary health care professional audiences
  • Manage all grant monitoring and reporting obligations
  • Write and manage the production of promotional resources on the importance of sleep health in primary health care practice and relevant clinical resources and tools
  • Prepare and deliver persuasive presentations on the importance of sleep health in primary health care practice and available clinical resources and tools
  • Develop clinical resources and tools to fill key gaps in consultation with internal subject matter experts and peak bodies
  • Plan and execute program evaluation activities.

Selection criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in a scientific discipline 
  • Significant expertise in sleep health, sleep science or sleep medicine 
  • Understanding of the needs and requirements of government funding bodies
  • Innovative mind-set that sees opportunities and how to harness their potential
  • Ability to plan, execute and evaluate communication and promotional strategies
  • Ability to plan and execute organisational partnerships.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Good planning and organisational skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task, prioritise effectively and work to deadlines
  • High level of information technology skills and aptitude.

Experience in science communication techniques, prompting behaviour change among healthcare practitioner audiences, or planning and executing organisational partnerships are desirable. Involvement with member associations or peak bodies is also desirable.

This is a three-year contract role, and some travel will be required. 

You can find more information in the position description and this short briefing on the grant program. For further inquiries, please contact the CEO, Marcia Balzer.

Please apply via Seek

 

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