Full Time | Contract ending 30th June 2022 | Adelaide, SA. or Alice Springs, NT. Salary $120,000 - $130,000 plus superannuation + Salary Packaging. This role is open to applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.
The Senior Project Officer will act as a change manager, supporting participating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, registered under ORIC as they work to modify organisational attitudes and behaviours to develop a scalable and sustainable pilot program to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business leaders and their corporations to promote and maintain smoke-free workplaces. To achieve this overall aim, we will support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to: a. review and fully implement smoke-free workplace policies. b. promote smoking cessation among employees through tailored activities. The key responsibilities of this role will include: • Producing outputs including reports, papers, and presentations of high quality and in a timely manner. The final report is due to the Department of Health in mid-June 2022. • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with NBPU team members, consortium members, grant recipients, expert providers, and Australian Government Department of Health staff. • Identifying and sharing critical issues within the established parameters and protocols of the project; make suggestions to resolve such critical issues. • Developing and maintaining a close working knowledge of social, political, and scientific developments likely to impact on the TIS program, NBPU TIS and its partners and bring this knowledge to bear on project work. • Travel to parts of Australia is likely to be required, depending on COVID restrictions. • Maintaining ethical standards in the conduct of project activities, per Ninti’s Ethics Policy • Undertaking any other relevant work as required. • Interstate travel, depending on COVID restrictions. 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 an experienced Project Officer, with strong organizational and leadership skills, along with having a flexible and collaborative approach to engage with stakeholders. You will also be passionate about making a difference for you community and be a non-smoker. A qualification in project management would be desirable. Key Selection Criteria 1. High level strategic project and community development skills 2. The ability to lead and manage this as a discrete project with measurable outcomes, while working in close collaboration with the NBPU TIS team, and the broader TIS program 3. Experience with complex stakeholder engagement at an organisational level 4. Demonstrated experience in change management at an organisational level 5. Well organized, with excellent time management and ability to set priorities, and to be flexible and adaptable. 6. High-level cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity 7. Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. 8. Produce culturally sensitive training material to enable the integration of this program into ORIC’s own training activities once the pilot phase is over.
· Short-term contract · Access to cultural leave · An inclusive environment
Adelaide, SA. or Alice Springs, NT. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “NBPU TIS - Senior Project Officer” Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum two pages] responding to the 8 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