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Project Lead - Planet Youth Australia

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a trial of a world-class evidence-based program that has significantly reduced alcohol and other drug use rates in young people?

  • Be part of the growth of a leading not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the community
  • $92,106.30 to $105,083.55 PA package with generous salary packaging options available
  • Full-time, 2-year fixed term role with possibility of extension
  • Based in Adelaide with a hybrid of working from home and in the office

Working with us

The ADF provides a generous range of benefits and wellbeing initiatives, including:

  • A generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 for everyday living expenses, and Meal and Entertainment of up to $2,650 per FBT year
  • Providing a truly flexible workplace including Purchased Leave, and other generous leave entitlements
  • Additional 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Internal and external learning and development opportunities
  • Offering Health and Wellbeing initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program and Health Breaks program

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Project Lead to manage all aspects of the Planet Youth pilot in Australia, including management of NSW and SA Local Drug Action Teams participating in the pilot program.

The role supports the development and delivery of Community Action Plans, liaising with Planet Youth Iceland and country representatives from Planet Youth pilot sites in other countries and developing shared resources and content for pilot site LDATs that promotes the completion of relevant PY activities informed by the data for local communities. The role is also responsible for ensuring high quality delivery of the pilot program, including meeting milestones and managing budgets.

Planet Youth is an evidence-based program from Iceland that has significantly reduced alcohol and other drug use rates in young people. The Alcohol and Drug Foundation is working with the Planet Youth team to trial the approach through the existing Local Drug Action Team Program, which is funded under the Australian Government’s National Ice Action Strategy and managed by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

For more information, please view the Position Description located on our careers page at https://adf.org.au/about/careers/

About You

You will have experience in successfully delivering community-focused health promotion programs, demonstrating impeccable community and program development skills. You will have demonstrated experience in project management, stakeholder engagement and risk management. You will know how to leverage your sound understanding of research, evidence & evaluation in your communications with all stakeholders. You will also have:

  • Undergraduate Qualification in Public health, health, or related field
  • Relevant qualifications in project management, health promotion or community development
  • Relevant post-graduate study would also be highly valued
  • Must be willing to travel

For more information, please view the Position Description located on our careers page at https://adf.org.au/about/careers/

About Us

Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia's leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm.

For further information, please visit our website.

The ADF encourages cultural diversity, and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders, and community at large. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Click the APPLY NOW button. To apply, please include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest for the role.

A position description is attached.

Applicants will be contacted prior to the closing date, so please submit your application ASAP. Any application that does not address the application requirements will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact the recruitment team via email on peopleandculture@adf.org.au, using the subject line: Project Lead - Planet Youth Australia enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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