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Diabetes WA

We employ some bright minds at Diabetes WA, and we are always on the lookout for more – whether they be employees, volunteers or fundraisers.

Our team is a dynamic group of individuals, dedicated to the cause of improving the lives of those affected by diabetes. For many of us, that cause is also a personal one. Almost half of us are affected by diabetes in some way, whether that be living with the condition or caring for a spouse or loved one with the condition.

Current Positions

Project Administrator – eHealth Programs

Diabetes WA is a leading not-for-profit health organisation, providing support, education and programs to thousands of Western Australians at risk of, or affected by, diabetes. The team at Diabetes WA is a dynamic group of individuals, working within a caring and empowering culture, dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by the condition.

We are currently contracted by the Federal Dept. of Health to develop and adapt online structured education and behaviour change programs for people living with diabetes across Australia. To ensure the success of this project, we are seeking an individual experienced in managing the day to day operations of large scale, technology-based projects.

This newly created, full-time position, reports to the Project Manager and is contracted until 30 June 2020. We are offering a competitive salary with a broad range of employee benefits available, including salary packaging options that can add further value to annual salaries, depending on individual tax circumstances.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide operational project management to ensure the effective delivery of the project.
  • Provide guidance and support to the Project Team as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Monitor overall project progress; including risks, scope, resolving issues and initiating corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Track and directly report project status updates to project manager and executive as applicable.
  • Develop project documentation – charts, activity planning and sequencing, schedules, time and cost estimation including establishment of project dependencies and critical paths.
  • Ensure project compliance with organisational policies and procedures.
  • Manage project databases and resources to ensure data integrity.

Ideal candidates will have (Selection Criteria):

  • A qualification in Project Management
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and/or managing projects in challenging environments (minimum 2 years)
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to effectively manage individual and team workloads, prioritise competing demands and delegate tasks.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to seek and analyse relevant information and make and implement effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated ICT skills:
    • Microsoft Office/365
    • CRM (e.g. MS Dynamics)
    • Project software

If you are a professional and motivated individual with proven experience in Project Management, please apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria via seek.com.au.

Applications close at 5:00 pm on Thursday 13 June 2019.

To enquire about this role, please email careers@diabeteswa.com.au, or telephone 1300 001 880 to speak to the Human Resources Manager.
Please note Diabetes WA requires all employees provide a National Police Certificate and Working with Children Check (if applicable to position) upon commencement of employment.

Diabetes WA (DWA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. DWA encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds and people living with disabilities.

Research & Evaluation Coordinator

Diabetes WA is a leading not-for-profit health organisation, providing support, education and programs to thousands of Western Australians at risk of, or affected by, diabetes. The team at Diabetes WA is a dynamic group of individuals, working within a caring and empowering culture, dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by the condition.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join the Research & Evaluation team in the Health Services division. Reporting to the Research & Evaluation Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing high quality processes, systems, tools and resources for a wide range of local research and evaluation projects and functions.

This newly created full-time position commences on 1 July 2019 and is contracted until 30 June 2020. We are offering a competitive salary with a broad range of employee benefits available, including salary packaging options that can add further value to annual salaries, depending on individual tax circumstances.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing evaluation processes, systems and frameworks for internal and external projects as required, working to continually identify and address areas for improvement.
  • Conducting high quality research and data analysis for projects and team functions, including literature reviews, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and report writing for a wide range of audiences.
  • Developing and implementing the use of high quality evaluation tools and resources for a wide range of settings, communication platforms and target audiences, working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure their suitability and effective implementation.
  • Collating, interpreting, translating and communicating consumer feedback and evaluation outcomes into practical outcomes & recommendations for improvement as required.
  • Facilitating focus groups and conducting interviews as required for the purpose of qualitative evaluation.
  • Developing and implementing sound document and data management systems to ensure that data is stored appropriately according to organisational procedures.
  • Maintaining and developing partnerships and working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, travelling to attend stakeholder meetings as a representative of Diabetes WA as required.

Ideal candidates will have (Selection Criteria):

  • A tertiary qualification in a health related discipline or behavioural science (e.g. Health Science, Social Science or Public Health).
  • Minimum of three (3-5) years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent logical and critical thinking skills, project management skills and a high attention to detail.
  • Strong quantitative data analysis skills, including statistical analysis using SPSS or similar.
  • Advanced qualitative data collection and analysis skills, including facilitation, interviewing and thematic analysis (manual and NVIVO or similar). Experience in Most Significant Change methodology and processes will be highly regarded.
  • Advanced understanding of evaluation principles and processes, including resource development and design (e.g. survey design).
  • Strong understanding of behaviour change theories and how they can be applied in the development and delivery of chronic disease self-management programs.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise, negotiate and consult with a range of stakeholders in various contexts
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team environment by sharing knowledge and experience while contributing to the achievement of team goals and objectives.

If you are a professional and motivated individual with proven experience in health research and evaluation, please apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria via seek.com.au.

Applications close at 5:00 pm on Thursday 20 June 2019.

To enquire about this role, please email careers@diabeteswa.com.au, or telephone 1300 001 880 to speak to the Human Resources Manager.

Please note Diabetes WA requires all employees provide a National Police Certificate and Working with Children Check (if applicable to position) upon commencement of employment.

Diabetes WA (DWA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. DWA encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from CALD backgrounds and people living with disabilities.

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