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Research Officer

Employer: Liquid HR
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Health Promotion, Medical Research, Policy & Research
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 21 March, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

About the Company

Our client is a peak national professional training Institute within a specialist medical field. They are a leading educational and scientific authority, providing expertise and advice to Federal and State Government on health workforce issues and medical issues.

They provide training for medical practitioners proceeding to become Fellows, post-graduate training, Continuing Professional Development as well as training for general practitioners, nurses and medical students.

By joining our client, you will be stepping into a vital, challenging and rewarding position with a supportive, flexible and progressive organisation.

Some of your duties and responsibilities include:

  • Research and contribute to policy, advocacy and research material, including government submissions, reports correspondence, presentations and other documents as required on a range of issues
  • Contribute towards the analysis, planning and execution of workforce initiatives including projects relating to strengthening the rural workforce and addressing gaps in healthcare access
  • Develop relevant data sets and primary collection and evaluation of data to support the organisation’s research strategy, member engagement
  • Assist in planning database capability to collect, map, track and update existing relevant health services
  • Contribute towards ongoing communications to both internal and external stakeholders in respect of research initiatives and development.
  • Assist in monitoring the health and medical research landscape and help to identify innovations and their potential impact
  • Participate in and provide administrative support and timely information to relevant committees, working groups, staff and members, including at stakeholder meetings and conferences.
  • Advocate and promote a culture of research amongst members to build on the existing foundations of research

And what you'll need:

As the successful candidate you will possess:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role ideally in private or government organisation with a health focus or a professional member based organisation
  • Tertiary qualification in research or related disciplines
  • Strong strategic analysis and planning skills and the ability to deliver innovative solutions and initiatives in complex settings
  • Ability to research, analyse data and build a fact base for strategy
  • Critical thinking and problems solving

The Benefits

  • A friendly and relaxed work environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Concessional holidays
How to apply for this job

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