Senior Research Officer - GAPI (VPSG5)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1515146

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1515146

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

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.

Application Closes: 10 March 2021

Role: Senior Research Officer - GAPI (Role until - 30 June 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home

Position Summary: 

  • Manage and coordinate deliverables relevant to the Global Awareness and Policy Integration (GAPI) mandate as part of the department's response to COVID 19
  • Review, analyse and synthesise COVID 19 evidence from Victorian, interstate and global sources to prepare, compile, update and distribute rapid evidence reviews.
  • Maintain awareness of priority COVID 19 topics through engagement and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders


  • Report to the Global Awareness and Policy Integration (GAPI) manager.
  • Coordinate and develop ongoing deliverables and in scope projects across the GAPI to meet team objectives.
  • Play an active role in supporting GAPI to manage stakeholder relationships and enhance collaboration, clear communication and strategic alignment both within and across teams.
  • Engage with relevant teams and stakeholders to maintain awareness of high level topics of interest for the Department
  • Maintain awareness of literature, media reports and social media posts pertaining to COVID 19 and pro-actively identify areas of interest for evidence reviews
  • Maintain accurate and complete records (TRIM, Excel, Teams) of all GAPI outputs.
  • Actively support the GAPI manager to coordinate and respond to incoming requests for GAPI outputs
  • Report on and monitor GAPI progress and the outcomes achieved as a result of GAPI outputs.

P rovid e supervision and support to team members.


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>

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Senior Research Officer - GAPI (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

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Daniel Carter | Daniel.Carter@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Senior Research Officer - GAPI (VPSG5)