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Program Support Officer - Global Health


Employer: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Administration, International Aid & Development, Health Promotion
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 15 January, 2019.
Applications close: 29 January, 2019. (Expired)

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a not for profit, membership based organisation leading the way in surgical performance, professionalism and patient care in Australia and New Zealand.

RACS is at an exciting time in its evolution with a new CEO and Executive Leadership team who are committed to creating a modern, relevant and forward looking organisation. We are looking for outstanding people to join us in this time of positive transformation.

With service to our members at the forefront of our business, we strive to deliver business outcomes that will enhance the contribution of surgeons to the broader community.

The Role

  • Full time

Did you know that across the globe more people die each year from lack of access to safe emergency and essential surgical and obstetric care, than do from TB, HIV, and Malaria combined? RACS recognises that there is a shortage of trained and skilled national specialists and appropriate supporting hospital infrastructure in many low and middle-income countries. RACS Global Health partners with government, universities, and medical colleges & associations to strengthen specialist medical services in over sixteen countries across the Asia-Pacific. Visiting medical teams and in-country personnel provide clinical mentoring, education, and training to national doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Reporting to the Project Officer, Volunteer Engagement this exciting role will see you make your mark through effectively supporting the implementation of RACS Global Health projects and programs in volunteer engagement and international scholarships. Using your superior administration skills, you will assist with a variety of administrative and coordination activities to ensure that our volunteers are safe, informed and adequately provided with all they need to function effectively in country.

The role will be offered on a fixed term contract until the end of 2020.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • A relevant qualification (such as Education, Business, International Development, or Public Health) or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in providing high quality administrative support
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks, work to timelines, and manage competing deadlines
  • Cross-cultural interpersonal, communication & liaison skills with a demonstrated capacity to build positive relationships and networks, working effectively across a broad range of stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy with a strong customer service ethic and commitment to excellence in service delivery

RACS is a child-safe organisation. This role is subject to a National Police Check and signing of RACS’ Child Protection Code of Conduct.

Why Work At RACS?

We value flexibility and recognise that employees are at their best when they have balance in their lives. Your sense of wellbeing will be supported by a workplace that values your strengths.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

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