45390 - 01MQX

Project Manager, Infrastructure and Health Support Service
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 15 November 2019

Classification: Infrastructure Officer 4
Salary: $125,969 - $143,118
Position No: 45390 - 01MQX
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 November 2019
Contact Officer: Dave Gilbert on dave.gilbert@act.gov.au or 0466 845 732

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley. CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
The Infrastructure and Health Support Services (IHSS) Group is responsible for the infrastructure delivery and maintenance and a diverse array of non-clinical support services with the primary focus of delivering timely patient centric solutions across the CHS organisation. The Project Manager Capital Project Delivery will report to the Senior Manager of Capital Project Delivery IHSS and undertake activities to support the delivery of CHS Capital Works projects by IHSS. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing a number of major CHS projects, ensuring that they are delivered on time and within budget, whilst minimising any delays and reductions in the services offered across the various CHS Facilities. The Project Manager will be required to engage with internal and external stakeholders and manage stakeholders’ expectations to deliver agreed project outcomes. A key component of stakeholder management will be the responsibility for conducting high level interface and coordination between Facilities Management, Project Delivery and Clinical Service Delivery. This will involve clear communication between various stakeholders, coordination of multiple complex project activities, ensuring clinical services are not affected and managing shutdowns or interruptions to infrastructure services required on projects. When relevant, the position will utilise processes and strategies utilised by IHSS to facilitate quality, integrated and efficient service delivery.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Tertiary qualifications in a building/project management related discipline or a building trade qualification, and/or at least 10 years of building related project management.
  • Experience in the delivery of major infrastructure projects within an operating health environment.
  • Experience working within a public sector and /or demanding client project environment.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
This position is for two years, with the possibility of extension or permanency.

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This position is for two years, with the possibility of extension or permanency.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services