Project Officer

Location
North Ryde, Australia
Posted
11 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2022
Ref
R000004254
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Salary Package: from $86,851 to $95,869 (HEW Level 6) p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Full time, Fixed term for 2-year appointment.
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Research Project Manager, the Project Officer will play an important role in supporting the Macquarie University Hearing team, in the development and conduct of ear health component of The Australian Eye and Ear Health Survey.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Survey team, develop and support the execution of the survey projects to meet project milestones.
  • Coordinate project activities including resourcing requirements, participant recruitment and training staff.
  • Undertake research, data gathering and analysis as relevant to each project.
  • Develop and implement project deliverables, including the creation of resources, tools which support implementation and associated process improvement initiatives.

About You

You will be a motivated and driven individual with a commitment to delivering high level project management support and expertise. You will be familiar with the human ethics guidelines and hold experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology including patient recruitment, working on epidemiological surveys and/or clinical trials.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with communities and partner organisations is key to this role. If you are proactive in nature, resilient in your approach, and looking for an opportunity to work in a unique and rewarding environment this is a role you will thrive in.

About Us

Macquarie University (MU) Hearing, located within the Australian Hearing Hub, is a global hub of hearing and hearing-related research, education, and engagement, and through the Macquarie University Hearing Strategy 2030 is seeking to transform hearing health. Adopting a university-wide approach and working with partners to create opportunities for all community members to contribute towards advancing the hearing agenda and to reduce the global burden of hearing loss.

Macquarie University has partnered with the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, the George Institute for Global Health and the Brien Holden Foundation to conduct the Australian Eye and Ear Health Survey. The team at Macquarie University will lead the ear health component of this national Survey.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we've grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online with your CV and cover letter (1-2 pages) addressing the selection criteria below:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a health-related discipline and/or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of human ethics guidelines
  • Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology including patient recruitment, working on epidemiological surveys and/or clinical trials
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with communities and partner organisations
  • Computer skills including MS Office and database management
  • Ability to document, track and achieve project activities and plans.
  • Building relationships and stakeholder management. Whilst working both independently and as a part of a team.

Note: Frequent domestic travel is required (including rural and remote Australia)

Specific Role Enquiries: Bamini Gopinath, bamini.gopinath@mq.edu.au

General Role Enquiries: Rohana Nagarajah, HR Administrator on rohana.nagarajah@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Friday 28 January,2022 at 11:55 pm

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