Senior Program Manager - ANFPP Support Service (Indigenous identified)

Charles Darwin University
February 13, 2023
Offerd Salary:$123,898 – $137,506
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Fixed term, full time appointment (to 30 June 2025)
Professional Level 10 Salary $123,898 – $137,506 pa
Plus 17% superannuation and 4 weeks annual leave
Brisbane, Queensland


Oversee all aspects of project management for the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program National Support Service.


About the Position
The Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program (ANFPP) is a home visiting program that supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child to help them become the best mum possible.  ANFPP clients are offered support and guidance during early pregnancy and on into their baby's infancy and toddlerhood. The ANFPP is an important early investment into the future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in local communities. 


The ANFPP National Support Service (ANFPP NSS) supports the delivery of the program by providing education, data reports and ongoing support to the ANFPP program sites. With over 40% First Nations team members, the NSS also provides cultural mentoring, supervision and support.


As the Senior Program Manager, you are responsible for all aspects of project management of the ANFPP NSS, maintaining oversight of ANFPP activities (in conjunction with the Program Co-Leads) to ensure a high quality and effective support service.


About You
To be successful, you will possess:

  • A postgraduate qualification (or progress towards) and extensive relevant experience (or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education/training
  • Proven experience in high level program administration or program management for large projects
  • The ability to manage high value contracts to deliver quality services
  • Sound financial knowledge and experience in budgetary reporting
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures with proficiency in MS Office
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent is a genuine criterion for this role


To view the responsibilities of the role please click on the: Position Profile


Appointment to this role will be at Professional Level 10. The base salary will be in the range $123,898 - $137,506 per annum. The total remuneration package will be in the range of $144,960 - $160,882 per annum including 17% superannuation.


What's in it for you?

  • An employer who values your contribution to build a bigger, better and stronger university
  • Work with a University committed to changing people's lives for the better through training, education and research
  • Opportunities for professional development, paid study and career progression
  • 17% superannuation 
  • 20 weeks of paid parental leave, in addition to government payments (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Recognition of prior service with another Australian University / NT Government for Long Service Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging opportunities


How to Apply
All applications must be received online via the 'apply' button and should include your resume and a 1-2 page cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.


For a confidential discussion please contact Professor Sue Kruske on 0418 882 337 or email [email protected]      


Diversity and Inclusion
At CDU we actively celebrate our diversity. We innovate, embrace new ideas, and act with courage and kindness. We're about what we can give to the world rather than what we take, and we believe in the transformative power of education. We work hard to make sure every member of our university community feels that they truly belong. Understanding that it is through our focus on our people and leveraging our differences that will make CDU the most connected university in Australia, we are striving to ensure that our culture and our community is inclusive of all our staff, students and visitors. We are committed to maintaining a culture where everyone feels respected, safe, encouraged to speak up and supported in achieving their professional goals. Applications from First Nations people, women at all levels, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, neurotypical and neurodiverse people, LGBTIQ+ people, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers are welcomed.


You make CDU. And we want you to be exactly who you are.  


Applications Close: Monday 13 February 2023

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