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Program Manager - Aboriginal Youth Research Program - Broome


Employer: Telethon Kids Institute
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Health Promotion, Indigenous, Project Management, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional WA

Job posted on: 13 September, 2019.
Applications close: 20 September, 2019. (Expired)

The Opportunity

Join our team! An exciting opportunity exists to work with the Telethon Kids Institute in Broome with Professor Juli Coffin to manage a program of research that includes the Yawardani Jan-ga Equine-Assisted Learning Research Program.

The Role

A key focus of this role will be on managing the implementation and day to day running of the program. 

This position will work with Professor Coffin and play a crucial role in her Aboriginal Youth Social & Emotional Wellbeing team.  Part of your role will include:

  • Operational planning and achievement of goals for the Aboriginal Youth Social & Emotional Wellbeing Research Team
  • Planning and managing research projects
  • Contract management and preparation of proposals
  • Reports, ethics, tracking project milestones and budgets
  • Stakeholder and community engagement and contribution to publications

This is a full time position, for 2 years with the possibility of extension.

Your Experience

To be eligible for this role, applicants should also have a Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care, health promotion, public health, community development, research, social work or other relevant work.

Individuals must demonstrate:

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience managing programs
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Experience in building relationships and working collaboratively with key stakeholders at various levels
  • Ability to set goals, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team 

Experience working in research and youth social and emotional wellbeing highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be asked to provide a satisfactory National Police Check, a Working with Children Check and Proof of working rights in Australia prior to commencement.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.