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Project Officer

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66063
  • 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 with option to renew)
  • Full time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Managers and Administrative Workers Grade 4 (HS4) + above award rate depending on experience (salary range $80,000 - $95,000)
  • Based at 553 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne (School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital Campus)
  • Be a part of the Monash and Alfred research program

The Department

The School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM), Australia’s largest and leading school of Public Health, is at the forefront of healthcare improvement research and teaching, underpinned by expertise in large scale clinical data-management, epidemiological studies and biostatistics. From advancing health information technology to identifying cost-effective treatments, the school’s research is improving the quality and safety of healthcare. The school brings together medical and healthcare experts from a cross-section of specialisations and is Australia’s largest manager of clinical registries and standardised data sets from patients around Australia that help monitor variance in healthcare. The School’s research, teaching and adjunct staff are recognised as thought leaders in public health research and education internationally. For more information about the SPHPM: Public Health and Preventive Medicine - Public Health and Preventive Medicine (

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Officer to work in a dynamic and supportive environment at the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registries (PCOR) Group, positioned within the Cancer Research Program, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University.

Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registries includes PCOR-Victoria, the bi-national PCOR-Australia and New Zealand, as well as international projects such as the TrueNTH Global Registry (TNGR). These Registries collect and manage data on the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of men diagnosed with prostate cancer driving improvements in the quality of care and outcomes for men. We are passionate about making a difference in healthcare and patient outcomes through data-driven initiatives. Join our team to be part of this exciting initiative!

The PCOR Project Officer will be responsible for providing project coordination and operational support, and play a pivotal role in contributing to the effective operations of the PCOR registries. This will include (but not limited to):

  • Providing project coordination support for activities undertaken as part of the PCOR responsibilities
  • Working closely with PCOR Operations team and other internal and external stakeholders to ensure the timely monitoring of project deliverables
  • Provide support establishing and maintaining key project related documentation (reports, ethics documentation, project plans etc.)
  • Provide database support for registry users across Australia and New Zealand
  • Working with the PCOR Data Coordination and Analytics team to support data requests and analytics including research as required
  • Supporting the effective operation of committees and working groups established as part of the projects


This position requires:

  • Demonstrated project management skills, preferably in a health-related field, including the ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Well-developed interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to draft documentation and interact positively with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team as well as independently under general supervision
  • Good understanding of databases and health care systems, in particular clinical registries
  • Some experience to perform basic data analytics


  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • Great work/life balance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

Applications close:  Friday 22nd September 2023

All enquiries to Krupa Krishnaprasad on [email protected] or 03 9903 0891

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.