Assistant Director, Health Promotion
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 01 April 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $107,475 - $115,687 plus superannuation
Position No: 24030
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 March 2020
Contact Officer: Cal Chikwendu on cal.chikwendu@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9513

Details: Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to promote good health and prevent chronic disease for all Canberrans? Health Promotion, in the ACT Health Directorate, wants to recruit an Assistant Director who will be instrumental in planning, development and implementation of programs designed to create healthy environments in the ACT. As Assistant Director, you will provide advice in strategic planning processes that affect the health of Canberrans. You will foster great relationships with our government and non-government partners, manage contracts, and coordinate stakeholder activities.  If you enjoy interesting and fulfilling work, have a passion for creating change and want to work in a high performing and innovative team in a government environment we would love to hear from you. ACT Health Directorate is an inclusive employer where all people are respected and valued for their contribution. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field.
  • Strong demonstrated experience in population health promotion, community development, social marketing, public health and/or related disciplines.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of permanency. A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Submit a maximum two-page response to the Selection Criteria, a current curriculum vitae and details for two referees.
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This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of permanency.

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