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The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) is recognised as the principal non-government organisation for public health in Australia working to promote the health and well-being of all Australians. It is the pre-eminent voice for the public’s health in Australia. The PHAA works to ensure that the public’s health is improved through sustained and determined efforts of the Board, the National Office, the State and Territory Branches, the Special Interest Groups and members.
The efforts of the PHAA are enhanced by our vision for a healthy Australia and by engaging with like-minded stakeholders in order to build coalitions of interest that influence public opinion, the media, political parties and governments.
PHAA is seeking a suitably qualified person to work full-time (37.5-hour week) in our National Office in Canberra. The Policy and Advocacy Advisor will be responsible for working closely with the existing Policy and Advocacy Advisor to guide and influence the strategic direction of policy and communication activities with a particular focus on advancing a broad spectrum of public health policy and advocacy activities and issues for the organisation. This will include developing submissions, engaging and building relationships with government, key stakeholders and our members while working closely with the Communications Manager to assist in coordinating communication material.
The person in this position works very closely with the Communications Manager and the other PHAA Policy and Advocacy Advisor.
The position will attract a remuneration package of approx. $100,000 per annum including 9.5% Superannuation. In addition, as a HPC Employer the PHAA can provide some salary sacrificing package benefits.
This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The performance of the Policy and Advocacy Advisor will be measured against an agreed range of Key Performance Indicators as discussed with the CEO and Operations and Finance Manager.
This is a Full-time with final details such as contract duration to be determined with the successful applicant. Our expectation is that this will be an ongoing role, subject to future funding circumstances.
PHAA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse groups.