Full Time | Contract ending 30th June 2022 | Adelaide, SA / Alice Springs, NT Attractive Salary. This role is open to applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.
The Project Officer plays a key role in supporting TIS regional grant recipients to connect them with the support available from the NBPU TIS. The Project Officer will work closely with the Senior Project Officer to identify, develop and deliver evidence-based support to regional grant recipients. The key responsibilities of this role will include: • Matching the support available through the NBPU TIS with the needs of regional grant recipients • Working with regional grant recipients to develop and deliver tailored support to assist them to meet the goals of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program • Identifying and sharing critical issues within the established parameters and protocols of the project; make suggestions to resolve such critical issues. • Assisting the Senior Project Officer and Manager NBPU TIS to: o develop the annual action plan and to report on progress. o supervise other team members as required o liaise with grant recipients o liaise with other consortium members on a day-to-day basis • Maintaining ethical standards in the conduct of project activities About the Organisation The Tackling Indigenous Smoking Resource and Information Centre (TISRIC) has been developed by the National Best Practice Unit for Tackling Indigenous Smoking (NBPU TIS) to support the use of best practice by organisations funded under the Australian Government Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) program. The emphasis for organisations delivering TIS activities (regional grant holders) is to: • Make sure their activities are based on evidence of effectiveness (there is information that the activity has worked well to reduce smoking prevalence in a similar situation) • Measure the impact which they are having on smoking behaviours in their region (monitoring and evaluation) and feeding this into a continuous quality improvement process (developing and improving TIS activities to be more effective) • Take a population health promotion approach, maximising program reach across the region for which they are funded.
To be successful in this role you will be a team player with strong organizational and communication skills and the ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout Australia. You will also be passionate about making a difference for your community and be a non-smoker. Key Selection Criteria 1. High level Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cross cultural understanding and sensitivity 2. Knowledge of the impacts of smoking on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities 3. Project, community development, or similar experience 4. Well organized, with excellent time management and ability to set priorities, and to be flexible and adaptable 5. Excellent communication skills
· Short-term contract · Access to cultural leave · An inclusive environment
Adelaide, SA / Alice Springs, NT. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “NBPU TIS - Project Officer” Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum two pages] responding to the 5 selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Kelly Wolf Email: [email protected] Ph: 0417 290 711