Assistant Project Officer

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  • Full Time
  • Brisbane

The role You will provide support across various projects for teams within the Office of Precision Medicine and Research in the achievement of business priorities. As the Assistant Project Officer you will assist in the development and implementation of policies and systems to ensure the efficient administration of projects. In addition, you will provide advice and support to stakeholders. You will also be involved in researching and contributing to a range of documents including market research, briefing notes, correspondence, background papers and reports.

The successful personYou will have experience in project support (preferably within a health and medical research environment) and a proven ability in prioritisation and coordination of complex administrative functions and processes. You will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to undertake research and analysis. In addition, you will have the ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures and recommend efficiencies and process improvement.

About usThe Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

Clinical Planning & Service Strategy (CPSS) is a newly created division responsible for delivering clinical service strategy and planning, workforce strategy and planning and leadership, mental health strategy and planning and precision medicine and research functions to improve health services available to the Queensland community, optimise health gains, reduce inequalities, and maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of the health system. The Division collaborates with health system leaders, Hospital and Health Services, clinical networks, key healthcare service providers, research and academic organisations, State and Commonwealth agencies as well as non-government organisations and other divisions.

Benefits – A fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment – Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading- Flexible working arrangements- Diverse work culture- Career training and development

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 1-2 pages, dot points acceptable) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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