Principal Project Officer



Role Title: Principal Project Officer Employment Type : Ongoing Full Time Role Classification : 11/12 Hours per Week : 35 Requisition ID : REQ135600 Closing Date: 11:59pm 20 November 2019 Remuneration : $128,089 - $148,134 plus superannuation and annual leave loading Location: St Leonards Where you'll be working You will be working in the System Management Branch within the Patient Experience & System Performance Division of the Ministry of Health, a diverse and dynamic team with broad ranging responsibilities. The System Management Branch manages the NSW Health Performance Framework. It monitors performance of local health districts, specialty health networks and pillar organisations against annual service agreements, provides strategic advice on issues and obstacles that may adversely impact on health system performance and identifies performance issues.

The branch is also responsible for coordinating the management of reportable incident briefs, root cause analyses, coronial inquests and Health Care Complaint Commission incidents to ensure continued deliverance of safe and quality healthcare services. About this role The Principal Project Officer will report directly to the Executive Director, System Management, and will be responsible for day-to-day project management across the branch. This will include coordinating the risk, quality and progress of projects to organisational standards and ensuring project milestones are delivered on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope.

The Principal Project Officer will manage the development and evaluation of best practice policies, programs, projects, and activities for the Ministry of Health, public health organisations, and related government agencies to support the achievement of NSW Health's objectives in relation to health system performance. What you'll be doing The successful candidate will be required to: Provide project support and/or lead project initiatives across both teams of the branch (Performance & Patient Safety First). Lead the implementation and evaluation of identified strategies.

Provide timely, high level strategic advice on the planning and delivery of the projects, including, high level briefing papers, discussion papers, reports, submissions and responses to information requests and related correspondence. Represent and negotiate with internal and external stakeholder organisations in relation to their contribution to and delivery of key elements of System Management initiatives and future direction. Manage all aspects of project delivery, including the preparation of a high level project plan (project objectives, deliverables and key milestones) and ensure regular monitoring and reporting of performance.

Need more information? Click here for the Role Description Find out more about applying for this position All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions (1-2 pages) and your CV (no more than 5 pages) Please note that you cannot apply.

NSW Ministry of Health
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$128,089.00 - $148,134.00


18 Nov 2019


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