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Senior Project Officer

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 64661
  • Category: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed Term: 12 months
  • Full Time : 76 hours per fortnight (flexibility offered to the ideal candidate)
  • Potential for hybrid role
  • Salary range: Grade 4 ($96,320-$102,176 (dependant on hours and experience)
  • Location: Monash University, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine.  553 St Kilda Rd. Melbourne 3004
  • Staff benefits

The Department                                                                      

Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is a teaching and research unit of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and is centred at the Alfred Hospital Campus. The Centre of Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics (CCRET) undertakes a broad range of clinical and applied research, from clinical trials to health services research and health economics, predominantly in (but not limited to) cardiovascular and related diseases. It houses major clinical registries in cardiovascular diseases, which not only support research but also inform the quality and safety of clinical care, including the National Cardiac Registry (NCR).  The aim of the NCR is to harness insights from national cardiac data to drive better outcomes for all Australians.

The Role

The Senior Project Officer will utilise senior-level, specialist knowledge to deliver high-quality project coordination and management services to support the operations of the NCR. They will have a key role in assisting the NCR Team achieve its many deliverables.  The Senior Project Officer will be a key liaison point between the project team, internal and external stakeholders and will work across these groups.  If you are highly organised and outcomes driven, this role will suit you.  If you have an interest in health,  and being part of a team that is ultimately dedicated to improving outcomes for  patients across Australia, apply for this role.  


  • Excellent technical and general writing skills, including policies, reports and proposals
  • Project management experience and high-level planning and organisational skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with a range of stakeholders
  • Analytical and conceptual skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment


This Senior Project Officer role will provide the successful applicant an opportunity to contribute to the development of one of the most important national health registries and be exposed to a range of state/territory and federal government stakeholder groups. Additionally, they will be part of a highly skilled team where every day will be different.

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

Applications close on the 1st of June 2023

Please provide a written outline of your education, qualifications, experience (as per the Position Description) explaining why you are suitable for this role. 

All enquiries to Jasmine Pyyvaara on 0424638057

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.