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Project Manager

Advertiser: WA Primary Health Alliance2.6667 out of 52.7 overall rating (6 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Oct 2020
Location
Perth, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Other

Project Manager

About Us

WA Primary Health Alliance shapes, strengthens and sustains a health system that works for people, to achieve better healthcare — particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes.

As part of the Australian Government’s Primary Health Network initiative, we operate across the state, improving access to healthcare that is fit for the future.

Our role is to work with our partners to develop a health system that works for people, ensuring they can access excellent care closer to home. We do this by looking system-wide at gaps and identifying opportunities to improve the way things work. We invest in important primary care services and encourage innovation in the delivery of care.

 

The roles

We are seeking two Project Managers to work across the organisation managing complex or critical projects, including the development and implementation of assigned projects and processes that support the strategic plan and drive value for the organisation and its key stakeholders.

This is a short term contract up to 30 June 2021.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Direct the development and implementation of one or more projects to satisfy WAPHA business strategies and objectives;
  • Provide high quality advice and support to the Project Management Office leadership in relation to the initiation, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • Develop detailed project management plans, schedules, regular status reports for PMO leadership and execute the detailed plan to ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope;
  • Plan and conduct project meetings, taking responsibility for project deliverables and outcomes anticipating change and directing or redirecting efforts;
  • Identify and manage project risks, including developing appropriate and timely mitigation strategies;
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and issues management to ensure project objectives are met;
  • Actively motivate, develop, coach and engage direct and indirect project officers to drive results and create a high performing team;
  • Support teams within each portfolio to implement project management for processes, projects and programs as appropriate.

 

About you

The successful candidates will meet the following selection criteria:

  • Tertiary level qualifications in business, project management, human service delivery or other relevant discipline;
  • Demonstrated project management skills with experience in using a planning, improvement, audit and quality related focus and to provide effective project governance;
  • Experience in the development and adoption of project management tools and methodologies across diverse portfolios/departments;
  • Excellent relationship building and management skills, applied in a change management context;
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently and using professional judgement as the situation requires;
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills in order to develop strategies, ideas and opportunities for resolving issues;
  • Highly organised and have ability to skilfully manage multiple project officers, stakeholders and/or agencies;
  • Highly developed communication skills – written, oral and presentational;
  • Proficiency with/literacy of information and communication technology including word processing, software packages and spreadsheets.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated experience implementing projects within the health sector;
  • A broad understanding of the mental health service system in Western Australia
  • Experience in the solution design of models of care including business processes and service delivery planning.

 

WAPHA celebrates, respects and values the inherent worth of every individual, and is committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace and culture. For more information please refer to our Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Statement on our website.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a cover letter addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined above.

*Please note: there is no closing date for this position, as candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

For further information please email jobs@wapha.org.au

About Us

WA Primary Health Alliance shapes, strengthens and sustains a health system that works for people, to achieve better healthcare — particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes.

As part of the Australian Government’s Primary Health Network initiative, we operate across the state, improving access to healthcare that is fit for the future.

Our role is to work with our partners to develop a health system that works for people, ensuring they can access excellent care closer to home. We do this by looking system-wide at gaps and identifying opportunities to improve the way things work. We invest in important primary care services and encourage innovation in the delivery of care.

 

The roles

We are seeking two Project Managers to work across the organisation managing complex or critical projects, including the development and implementation of assigned projects and processes that support the strategic plan and drive value for the organisation and its key stakeholders.

This is a short term contract up to 30 June 2021.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Direct the development and implementation of one or more projects to satisfy WAPHA business strategies and objectives;
  • Provide high quality advice and support to the Project Management Office leadership in relation to the initiation, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • Develop detailed project management plans, schedules, regular status reports for PMO leadership and execute the detailed plan to ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope;
  • Plan and conduct project meetings, taking responsibility for project deliverables and outcomes anticipating change and directing or redirecting efforts;
  • Identify and manage project risks, including developing appropriate and timely mitigation strategies;
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and issues management to ensure project objectives are met;
  • Actively motivate, develop, coach and engage direct and indirect project officers to drive results and create a high performing team;
  • Support teams within each portfolio to implement project management for processes, projects and programs as appropriate.

 

About you

The successful candidates will meet the following selection criteria:

  • Tertiary level qualifications in business, project management, human service delivery or other relevant discipline;
  • Demonstrated project management skills with experience in using a planning, improvement, audit and quality related focus and to provide effective project governance;
  • Experience in the development and adoption of project management tools and methodologies across diverse portfolios/departments;
  • Excellent relationship building and management skills, applied in a change management context;
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently and using professional judgement as the situation requires;
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills in order to develop strategies, ideas and opportunities for resolving issues;
  • Highly organised and have ability to skilfully manage multiple project officers, stakeholders and/or agencies;
  • Highly developed communication skills – written, oral and presentational;
  • Proficiency with/literacy of information and communication technology including word processing, software packages and spreadsheets.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated experience implementing projects within the health sector;
  • A broad understanding of the mental health service system in Western Australia
  • Experience in the solution design of models of care including business processes and service delivery planning.

 

WAPHA celebrates, respects and values the inherent worth of every individual, and is committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace and culture. For more information please refer to our Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Statement on our website.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a cover letter addressing each of the selection criteria as outlined above.

*Please note: there is no closing date for this position, as candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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