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Project Officer

Our client provides a range of services that support the registration of medicines in Australia. They provide key services to other sections including supporting the application of technology, data analytics and reporting, business intelligence, producing transparency-related documents, and coordinating services for external advice and the Advisory Committee on Medicines (ACM). 
The APS 6 Project Officer will assist with:

1. A range of research and analysis activities to support new regulatory proposals 
2. Updating regulatory guidelines;
3. Preparing materials to operationalise new or update existing policies or schemes; and
4. Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.

Start date
End date
12 months from commencement
Possibility of extension
Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Domestic travel required for the role
Duties of position
Specific duties include:

  • Assist in coordinating, managing and delivering projects 
  • Assist in planning, developing and managing communication activities including internal and external stakeholder consultation.
  • Conduct research and analysis activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of a variety of written materials, including: Ministerial correspondence; committee papers; PowerPoint presentations; policy, guidance and other technical documents.
  • Review information on website to ensure it is current and draft material for publication.
  • Resolve moderately complex enquiries from stakeholders and provide information and advice      

Mandatory requirements

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in coordinating, managing and delivering projects.
  • Highly developed strategic, analytical, problem solving and planning skills.
  • Highly developed written skills, including drafting, editing and the ability to understand and distil complex information.
  • High level verbal communication skills with ability to liaise effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, respond positively and flexibly to change and produce quality outputs to tight deadlines.
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills.     


  • Tertiary training in scientific discipline(s) transferable to medicine regulation.
  • Qualifications in Project management, Communication, Public Relations or related discipline would be highly regarded.

If interested, please apply directly through the links provided. Alternately, contact Kalpana Palaniyappa for more information.
Kalpana Palaniyappa
0403 200 666  

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