Senior Project Manager - Digital Programs & Engagement

Location Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2104-104044_1619674904
Posted 9 days ago
  • Brisbane, Sydney or Canberra based role
  • Ongoing position
  • High profile national digital health program

Lead and manage Digital Program and Community Engagement project teams in support of the national digital healthcare system.

Davidson is proud to Partner with the Australian Digital Health Agency to present this Position

About the Agency
The Australian Digital Health Agency is responsible for national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, innovation and clinical quality and safety. Our focus is on putting data and technology safely to work for patients, consumers and the healthcare professionals who look after them.

About the Role
This role reports to the Program Director, Digital Programs and Engagement Division, Project and Program Delivery Branch.
The Division leads community engagement, engaging and developing partnerships with a range of key stakeholders to promote awareness, understanding and adoption of the national digital healthcare system, ensuring the Agency programs consider the needs of clinical and consumer stakeholders to deliver the outputs necessary to realising program outcomes and benefits. These stakeholders include Commonwealth Agencies, software vendors, State and Territory jurisdictions, private hospitals, primary health networks, clinical peak bodies, and consumer peak bodies.

The Senior Project Manager leads and manages project teams to develop, deliver, monitor, and evaluate projects, to achieve project outcomes, and organisational objectives.
The position provides project management expertise across the projects to ensure project and program outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope in line with established Agency project management methodology.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Proven ability to successfully plan and manage large scale, complex projects in a healthcare ICT environment, using a formal project management approach.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication and engagement skills with a demonstrated track record of achievement in building and maintaining productive partnerships to deliver successful projects in a matrix organisation.

Please consult the position description here for full details and required skills prior to submitting your response.

Applicants must be Australian citizens to be eligible for employment at the Agency. The preferred applicant will be required to successfully undergo a police record check and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at a specified clearance level.

Digital Health is committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTIQ, mature aged employees and carers.

This recruitment process may be used to establish an order of merit for the next 12 Months to fill similar Senior Project Manager ongoing vacancies as they arise and subject to operational requirements.

The total remuneration package for this position is EL1 $122,716 - $139,959 (including superannuation).

For APS applicants, please refer to APS Jobs for details of salary ranges. These are in accordance with the Agency's s24 Determination 2021.

To apply, please submit your resume, together with a one-page statement explaining how your skills and experience align with the requirements of this position.

Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021

If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Gerry Deakin on 07 3023 1032 or, quoting ref no. JO-2104-104044. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at