Program Management Manager

Brisbane, Australia
28 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Queensland Genomics Health Alliance

The integration of genomics into everyday healthcare has the capacity to transform the delivery of health services globally with faster diagnosis, new treatments, and more cost-effective service delivery.

QGHA aims to bring genomics into everyday healthcare in Queensland and is a collaboration involving Queensland hospital and health services, Queensland-based universities and research organisations, private health providers, and associated health organisations throughout the State.

The Queensland Genomics Health Alliance (QGHA) focuses on a number of Capability Building Workstreams and Clinical Demonstration Projects to support the use of genomics in the healthcare setting in Queensland.

Funded by the Queensland Government, with a charter to be patient-centred and clinically-led, The University of Queensland has been chosen to lead the QGHA, and QGHA is expanding its team to further support the implementation of genomics into everyday healthcare.

The role

The PMO Manager provides program management leadership and oversight to the overall QGHA Program (including Clinical Demonstration Projects, Capability-building Workstreams, Community Representative Advisory Group project), in order to address the overall objectives and themes of the QGHA. The PMO Manager supports QGHA Project leaders in the development of their project plans and determination of project requirements, enabling the identification of program-wide opportunities and issues while communicating and implementing ideas for improving processes and building project management capability across the Alliance.

The successful applicant is a key team member within the small dynamic QGHA team however will also work and provide program management leadership within the broader Alliance community. 

This environment requires flexibile and agile approaches to program and project management and an ability to rapidly adapt to changing contexts as new information arises. This role presents an opportunity to be at the forefront of healthcare innovation and the successful applicant will be actively contributing to the advancement of healthcare delivery.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications and/or experience in complex program management with proven experience in the Queensland health system desirable, particularly in clinical settings. You should also have highly developed communication skills including an ability to negotiate and liaise with stakeholders at all levels to influence the delivery of patient and community focused outcomes. 

A strong understanding of the Queensland Health system and clinical service settings and/or research institutions and a demonstrated ability to manage complex programs and projects within these settings is highly desirable.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

Flexible working arrangements are encouraged within the QGHA team.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 9 until June 2021. The remuneration package will be in the range $108,810 - $115,144 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $127,307 - $134,718 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Dayna Williamson on +61 438 358 727 or

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