Salary: $106,902 + super Benefits: Generous salary packaging, six weeks annual leave and flexible working arrangements Location: Darwin or Alice Springs Maximum term contract until 30 June 2022
The Fifth Mental Health and suicide prevention Plan and the Northern Territory Mental Health Strategic Plan 2019-2025 are aligned in prioritising the coordination of care through regional planning. NT PHN is funded by the Australian Government to facilitate the development of an evidence based Joint Regional Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan to support the integrated delivery of mental health and suicide prevention services. The Plan will identify needs and gaps, reduce duplication, remove inefficiencies and encourage innovation. This role is responsible for project managing the development and implementation of a joint Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Regional Plan (Regional Plan) by December 2022 across five regions in the Northern Territory. This role will be responsible for leading and managing all activities specified in the Project Plan (the Plan) and ensuring the operationalisation and timely management of workstreams and associated dependencies. This role will work collaboratively with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders.
This role will suit a committed, hard working person with a background in project management and a passion for mental health and suicide prevention. Key experience requirements include: • Managing the overall project including detailed project schedule, project scope, resource requirements, risk management, communication and engagement strategy, project activities, timelines, resource availability and allocation both internal and external and project budget. • Managing internal work groups (cross branch team members) to ensure project workstreams are prioritised and on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules. • Managing the project risk and issues register, reporting regularly to the identified governance structures and implementing risk mitigation strategies. • Monitoring and reporting on performance and progress against Project Plan and funding deliverables. • Build and maintain strong collaborate and strategic partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) to support an integrated system approach. • Supporting Mental Health project leadership and integration across portfolios as required to support coordinated and strategic organisational approach to Mental Health and suicide prevention activities. • Ensure compliance with organisation PMO systems and reporting • Applying and embedding quality management and change management processes within the project. • A degree with a proven experience in managing complex social and / or health related projects at a system-wide level (ideally minimum 5 years’ experience) • Demonstrated experience in applying project management techniques and processes to successfully deliver within complex contexts
• Working for NT PHN means being a part of an organisation with a bigger picture purpose to improve health care outcomes for Territorians • Enjoy up to $15,990 of salary sacrifice and a generous base salary • Enjoy a vast, fast paced and challenging work environment where you will work as a part of a dynamic, supportive and collaborative team • Enjoy flexible working arrangements, work life balance and a positive, professional work culture. • Receive 6 weeks leave per annum • Enjoy the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and career • Join an organisation focused on working towards being an equal opportunities employer and future employer of choice in the Northern Territory • Have the freedom to apply innovative and creative thinking • Enjoy bring your dog to work Fridays
COMMITMENT TO RECONCILIATION NT PHN is committed to undertaking all work within a culturally inclusive, sensitive and safe framework that supports Reconciliation. The NT PHN Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan shows our commitment and dedication to embedding reconciliation initiatives into business and our everyday work. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged for all NT PHN positions. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants are required to provide a current CV and a cover letter addressing the key requirements of the role (max 2 pages) and email to [email protected] For further information about the role, visit our website https://www.ntphn.org.au/position/ or call Bella Burns Manager Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategy on 08 8982 1048