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Education Research Unit Coordinator

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Help us set the benchmark for standout general practice around Australia
  • Part Time (0.8) Fixed term until December 23, 2021, based in East Melbourne
  • $90,759 - $100,392 plus 13.5% superannuation commensurate with experience

As the Education Research Unit Coordinator you will be primarily responsible for the delivery of agreed strategic, innovative and significant budgetary outcomes related to education research projects and programs.

What you’re here to do

Reporting to the Manager, Quality and Compliance you will lead the Unit ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Education Research Grants (ERG) and Academic Posts (AP) programs. This will involve:

  • Providing advice and recommendations on the programs’ policies and operations and promoting an understanding of the programs’ goals and strategies.
  • Coordinating the development, maintenance and management of contractual arrangements between RACGP, Department of Health, partner Training Organisations, activity providers and grant recipients.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the delivery of reports and liaising with Finance to provide financial information as set out in the contracts.
  • Leading or participating in meetings, working groups, committees, workshops or conferences.
  • Supporting and overseeing the work of staff within the Unit.

To ensure success in this role you will have:

  • Experience administering a grants program and research activities including grant applications, ethics applications, reporting and coordinating the work of expert panels.
  • Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to plan, establish work priorities, meet deadlines and handle multiple competing tasks.
  • Knowledge and understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and analytics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills particularly in providing strategic advice and developing a wide range of templates and guidance documentation.
  • Well-developed people skills, a proactive attitude and initiative.

For a copy of the position description visit https://www.racgp.org.au/the-racgp/careers/position-descriptions.

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and suitable candidates contacted for an interview, so don’t hesitate to apply!

To apply for this position, please click on the ‘apply’ button and submit your CV and cover letter expanding on your skills and experience (addressing the selection criteria). Please ensure that your application is submitted in one PDF or Word document.

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a National Police Record Check.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, people who identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, mature age and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

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