Program Officer

    Geelong VIC, Australia
    • $116, 299 per annum + Super
    • Geelong Location
    • Full Time, Fixed Term Role (December 2021)

    About the role

    Program Officers in the Programs Branch form part of a flexible resource pool that work under the direction of a Program Manager. Typically they work in multi-disciplinary project teams to develop, implement, manage and evaluate projects that are designed to address complex problems to assist the Health and Safety Business Unit to improve health and safety at work.

    This role will have a focus on delivery of programs designed to prevent mental injury in Victorian workplaces, including the WorkSafe WorkWell program.

    Program officers may partner with other parts of the Health and Safety Business Unit to assist in delivering technical, regulatory or operational projects as required. They may lead projects and provide mentoring and coaching to project officers, as required.


    • Work in multiple project or program teams. Collaborate with members of the team in the scoping, design and development of projects.
    • Design tailored strategies to progress specific issues with stakeholders, drawing on the technical and operational support of the team in planning and managing projects.
    • Using the results of research and analysis or review, develop recommendations utilising the most appropriate strategies and interventions to achieve the outcomes required to drive health and safety outcomes.
    • Undertake work identified in project plans and/or co-ordinate with other business partners, implementation or service delivery areas. Report on progress against the project plan. Build in review points to determine if the projects or programs are on track or require adjustment.

    Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

    About you

    You are an experienced Program Officer who wants to make a difference. Your communication and organisational skills are exemplary - You have a passion for health & safety. You are a team oriented person who enjoys making an impact on your team and for stakeholders.

    • Ability & proven experience in managing complex stakeholder relationships
    • Experience in delivering complex behaviour change programs
    • Tertiary qualification & or experience in Health Promotion, Health Sciences, Occupational Health and Safety or related disciplines will be highly regarded.
    • An understanding of workplace mental health would be advantageous
    • Ability to be able to work as a part of a team but also autonomously

    Working with Us

    We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

    WorkSafe employees enjoy: Discounted Gym & Pool Memberships | WELL Rated Building | Group Training & Yoga Classes | Very active Social Club | Pool & Table Tennis | Sparkling Water | Discounted Prescription Eyewear | Career Opportunities and Working for your Community!

    What's next?

    Applications close 11:00pm November 26th. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

    Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

    Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in early.

    For further enquiries please contact Oli Hayes on 03 4243 8819.

    About Us

    At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.

    WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.

    Program Officer PD 414810003.pdf

    Type: Fixed Term

    Category: Health & Safety - Project Officers

    Reference ID: OH000005

    Date Posted: 28/10/2019


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