Project Officer - Medicines Improvement (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 29/10/2021 (6 months)

Organisation: Safer Care Victoria

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/605546B

Reference: VG/DH/SCV/605546B

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


Project Officer - Medicines Improvement

The Project Officer, Medicines Improvement works to provide project support and coordination within the System Safety branch and more broadly. In particular, they coordinate and support Safer Care Victoria's time limited Medicines Improvement Project, an initiative intended to address the highest priority needs in medicines safety in both the health and aged care systems. You will be required to proactively engage with stakeholders both internal and external to Safer Care Victoria.

Excellent project management and relationship management skills, and the ability to manage tight deadlines, are critical to the role.

Are you:

  • A person with good project management skills, who enjoys planning and coordinating?
  • An excellent communicator, who can build and maintain effective working relationships?
  • Someone with excellent attention to detail, who is thorough and accurate?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Project Officer - Medicines Improvement  (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 29/10/2021 (6 months)

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Aleisha McLeod, Manager | 0415 312 369 , Aleisha.McLeod@safercare.vic.gov.au

Project Officer - Medicines Improvement  (VPSG4)