Careers at Primary Health Tasmania
Health Program Lead

Location:
Hobart  
Employment Type:
Full-Time Permanent Contract  
Department:
Program Operations
Closing Date:
07/12/2021
Supporting Documentation:

  • Competitive salary + NFP salary packaging option 
  • Two positions available: Full time, permanent contracts 
  • Location: Hobart, Launceston or Ulverstone (you choose)

About the opportunity…

Work within a small, newly established Program Operations team of five people to support Primary Health Tasmania’s operational business areas to interpret the requirements and guidelines of funded health agreements and organisational health strategies, priorities and program logics and turn them into health system initiatives that deliver positive health outcomes for the Tasmanian community. 

What would you be doing…

The focus of your role is to provide leadership and accountability for the delivery of complex health initiatives as described through Primary Health Tasmania Health Strategies and Australian Government funding schedules that are undertaken by Primary Health Tasmania. 

The Health Program Lead coordinates, facilitates and directs staff resources from across the organisation to enable streamlined and timely allocation of resources to deliver identified activities.   The Health Program Lead applies Primary Health Tasmania’s health program, project management and other business processes, systems, and tools to coordinate activity to achieve the objectives, milestones and deliverables of Primary Health Tasmania identified initiatives.

The role is expected to ensure that individual initiatives are contributing effectively to programmatic priorities and Primary Health Tasmania’s performance against its strategic plan. 

Here's what you’ll look like… 

  • You will have tertiary qualifications in Health, business, or other relevant disciplines or relevant equivalent level of experience.
  • You’ll have highly advanced program/project management skills inclusive of knowledge and experience with project management tools and methodologies
  • You’ll have a background in a related field in a program/project management capacity.
  • You’ll have experience using effective project planning documentation and performance reporting, along with strong financial management capability. 
  • You’ll have a strong influencing capability and examples of collaborating across and between organisations building strong links and knowledge to ensure project success.
  • You’ll have experience and ability to engage and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that robust relationships and trust is established.
  • You’re happy to travel if required (intrastate and interstate)
  • You’ll be a culture champion – understanding that every day, you play an important part of what makes Primary Health Tasmania a great place to work

Benefits of working with us… 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Generous NFP salary packaging option – tax saving benefits
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Additional leave and family care benefits, such as; additional 5 days of paid Carer’s Leave per year, paid Parental Leave, 3 days of paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Friendly and inclusive culture which embraces the diversity of its people

Here’s some information about us… 

We are a not-for-profit organisation working to connect care and keep Tasmanians well and out of hospital. We are one of 31 Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in Australia and operate statewide with offices in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone. Our people and our values are an important part of what makes Primary Health Tasmania a great place to work. Everything we do is underpinned by our core values – respect, collaboration, results and professionalism. 

How to apply 

If you demonstrate an incredible work ethic and have a strong desire to make your mark in a dynamic workplace environment, we want to hear from you. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and current resume on our website  www.primaryhealthtas.com.au/careers.  Do not apply via Seek.

To learn more about this opportunity please contact Sal Bucksey, Manager – Program Operations on phone 03 6213 8200.

Applications close 5:00pm Tuesday 7 December 2021

Diversity Statement

We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.  We recognise the richness that diversity brings to our workplace and believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their ages, nationalities, abilities, religions, genders, sexualities and cultural identities.

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