ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Programs Manager - Hepatitis ACT

Hepatitis ACT

Are you innovative and energetic with a passion for making a difference? Hepatitis ACT is looking for a full-time Programs Manager to lead the design, implementation and evaluation of hepatitis projects across Canberra.

Success as our Programs Manager requires you to think creatively to design innovative programs while maintaining oversight of all project deliverables. If you’re passionate about developing innovative projects, leading a high-performing team and improving liver health for all Canberrans, we want to hear from you.

About us

Hepatitis ACT is a community based, non-government organisation providing a range of initiatives, projects and programs to address stigma, improve the lives of those affected by viral hepatitis and meet emerging liver health challenges. We acknowledge the diversity of the people and communities whose lives may be affected and represent their interests in the work we do.

About the role

The Programs Manager leads project management within the organisation, including the design, implementation and evaluation of all programs. Specifically, the Programs Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to set and manage operational budgets, contribute to the development of strategic plans, and identify and pursue business development opportunities. The Programs Manager is responsible for supervising and motivating program staff as well as coordinating reporting.

What we are looking for

We value your experience in the health and community services sector and, more specifically, the hepatitis or liver health sector. Understanding person centred care and the perspectives health consumers bring is essential to this role. Your excellent project management, interpersonal communication, writing and stakeholder engagement skills are integral to the deliverables of this position. Your knowledge of consumer and community engagement, adult learning and business development will enable you to effectively deliver the activities within this role.

With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will have proven ability to initiate, establish and maintain stakeholder relationships at both a strategic and operational level. You are confident in scoping and progressing opportunities for collaboration, program improvement and expansion.

What you'll bring

  • Experience working independently in project management roles in the health and/or community services sector and/or the hepatitis or liver health sector.
  • A dynamic and versatile personality with a flair for innovation and a meticulous approach to problem solving.
  • Motivation and enthusiasm with a strong sense of personal accountability and resilience.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate under limited direction from management and undertake a range of functions for which operational policies, practices and guidelines may need to be developed.
  • Experience in communicating effectively both internally and externally and managing stakeholder and funder relationships with a focus on business development.
  • A relevant degree with substantial experience or; a relevant post graduate qualification or; an associate diploma with substantial experience or; substantial experience, expertise and competence sufficient to perform duties required.
  • A valid Drivers’ Licence, ability to obtain a Criminal History Check and Working with Vulnerable People check.

This role is full time contracted until 31 December 2023, with annual extensions possible. Salary packaging and flexible working arrangements are available.

What we offer

Hepatitis ACT offers all staff not for profit salary packaging, a flexible workplace strategy, and ongoing learning and development opportunities. This role is remunerated at SCHADS award (Level 6) based on experience.

Next steps

Hepatitis ACT is committed to equal employment opportunities and embraces diversity and inclusion within our staff. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, people affected by and with lived experience of hepatitis C, people with lived experience of injecting drug use, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island People, people with a disability, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note - Hepatitis ACT will review and interview candidates as applications are received, so please apply as soon as possible.

Applications close: 
Saturday 1 October 2022 - 11:55pm

Sarah Ahmed at [email protected] or 02 6230 6344.

First posted: 
Monday 29 August 2022