Employment

NRHA currently has two vacancies available

1. Director, Strategy and Policy Development

Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Management, Policy & Research
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 08 February, 2018.
Applications close: 23 February, 2018.
 

  • Excellent opportunity with a leading national organisation
  • Rewarding and meaningful role with a dedicated team of professionals
  • Full-time position for up to 2 years
  • Competitive remuneration package including 10.5% super, salary sacrifice and packaging options

About us

The National Rural Health Alliance Ltd is Australia's peak representative and advocacy body for rural and remote health. The Alliance works closely with 34-member organisations to align resources to the achievement of better health outcomes for people living in rural and remote Australia.

The Role

Working closely with the Chief Executive, the position is responsible for leading the development of key strategic and policy directions impacting on service access and the development and delivery of health services to rural Australians. The position will assist the Chief Executive, Council and Board to engage with and influence key stakeholders in an inclusive and constructive manner.

A key aspect of this role is the engagement of Council member organisations to identify contemporary best practice service models that are proven to impact positively on service access and health outcomes.

You will have a sound knowledge of commonwealth and state responsibilities in the health sector, the involvement of peak representative bodies and the issues that are relevant to rural consumers in accessing timely and appropriate health care.

You will have demonstrated experience in the successful development and implementation of strategy and policy initiatives and processes.

In particular, you will have demonstrated:

  • A record of achievement at a senior level in formulating strategy and policy that has resulted in substantive change.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and constructively with a wide range of stakeholders including government departments and other peak body organisations.
  • Initiative, drive and responsiveness to emerging opportunities and demonstrated leadership capacity.
  • High-level communication skills - written and oral.

Your successful career would be built on your strategic thinking, your ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbal, your solid evidence-based decision-making skills and your depth of understanding of the factors that impact on individual health outcomes.

For further information please contact Mark Diamond, Chief Executive, National Rural Health Alliance on 0428 817 090.

How to apply for this job

Applications should include a copy of your current curriculum vitae and a statement addressing the selection criteria as outlned in the Position Description.

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Your application should be received no later than 5.00pm, 23 February 2018.

To apply for this job go to: https://nrha.recruitmenthub.com.au/vacancies/ and enter reference code: 3987877.

 

 

2. Director, Communications and Media Liaison

Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Communications & Marketing, Executive & Senior Management, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 08 February, 2018.
Applications close: 23 February, 2018.
 

  • Excellent opportunity with a leading national organisation
  • Rewarding and meaningful role with a dedicated team of professionals
  • Full-time position for up to 2 years
  • Competitive remuneration package including 10.5% super, salary sacrifice and packaging options

About us

The National Rural Health Alliance Ltd is Australia's peak representative and advocacy body for rural and remote health. The Alliance works closely with 34-member organisations to align resources to the achievement of better health outcomes for people living in rural and remote Australia.

The Role

The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is seeking to appoint a Director, Communications and Media Liaison with strong writing and contemporary communication skills to lead the Alliance's communication and media activities.

You will manage the Alliance's communications with stakeholders, including using its website, social media, events and through the production of publications and branding.

The role will assist the Chief Executive to engage with key stakeholders, including Council member bodies and external partner organisations in an inclusive and constructive manner.

The key requirements of the position include:

  • Demonstrated ability to be pro-active and anticipate and prepare for communications and media activities which help facilitate achievement of the Alliance's purpose and objectives.
  • Experience in communications and/or corporate affairs within a funded service and/or public-sector context.
  • Contemporary knowledge and experience in the effective use of digital/social media.
  • High-level communication skills with proven ability to work as a member of a small team, as well as with governments, departments and other external organisations and suppliers.
  • High-level writing skills including writing/editing copy for printed and digital material, internal and external materials.
  • Demonstrated capacity to interpret specialist information and present it so it can be understood by all providers and participants in health care.
  • Ideally you will have experience in the not for profit sector, or similar. You'll be joining a small team so will be willing to pitch in to ensure the job gets done. You will thrive with challenges and be excited about the opportunity to manage our communication and media strategy.

For further information please contact Mark Diamond, Chief Executive, National Rural Health Alliance on 0428 817 090.

How to apply for this job

Applications should include a copy of your current curriculum vitae and a statement addressing the selection criteria as outlned in the Position Description.

DOWNLOAD POSITION DESCRIPTION

DOWNLOAD ORGANISATION CHART

Your application should be received no later than 5.00pm, 23 February 2018.

To apply for this job go to: https://nrha.recruitmenthub.com.au/vacancies/ and enter reference code: 3987556.