Aged Care Partnering Program Innovation Manager

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Aug 2022

About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term up to August 2024 | Full-Time

Compensation Grade:
Higher Education Officer Level 8

Salary Range:
$102,143 - $113,079 p.a.

Reporting To:
Program Manager, Aged Care Partnering Program

The Aged Care Centre for Growth and Translational Research (CGTR) is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Health to support increased capability of the aged care workforce through translational research training and projects. The CGTR will work with the aged care sector including consumers, aged care providers, aged care workforce, researchers, vendors to the aged care sector, peak bodies and advocacy groups to contribute to innovation in the aged care workforce.

The Aged Care Partnering Program (ACPP) is an initiative of the CGTR and closely facilitates innovative translational research projects by fostering collaborations between researchers, the aged care industry, technology providers, consumers, and government. Under broad direction, the Aged Care Partnering Program Innovation Manager will manage client liaison, advice and project selection processes around these projects.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Aged Care Partnering Program Innovation Manager is accountable for:

  • Liaising with potential and existing clients to navigate the ACPP process;
  • Supporting clients to develop focused, co-designed projects that meet product or solution needs of the aged care sector and CGTR grant funding criteria;
  • Connecting clients to partners required for their project team;
  • Identifying, engaging, and recruiting internal and external aged care stakeholders and subject matter experts to participate in multidisciplinary co-design workshops as part of the ACPP process;
  • Providing ongoing management of ACPP projects; including ensuring confidentiality and project agreements are prepared and arranging and facilitating project workshops;
  • Working collaboratively with ACCGTR research staff to support all activities in the CGTR;
  • Presenting projects recommended for funding to the ACPP assessment panel, and preparing high level and succinct communication to advise clients of the assessment panel meeting outcomes;
  • Contributing to and facilitating Innovator Training Program workshops;
  • Strengthening, monitoring and maintaining key relationships with clients throughout the project;
  • Preparing and delivering high quality presentations and adopting an active involvement in the coordination of key events as required;
  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate, and overseas travel, may be required infrequently: and
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

Completion of a relevant degree with extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing innovative solutions in the aged care sector, particularly those with a technology focus.
  • Proven experience of identifying, engaging and collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Understanding of, and demonstrated experience in conducting, co-design.
  • Proven experience in sharing information, providing guidance and advice, and mentoring.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills.

For more information regarding the position, or to have a confidential discussion, please contact: Lynda McArdle

Please review the Key Position Capabilities above and submit a Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages addressing the criteria. Applications without a Suitability Statement may not be considered. For more information, please see our How To Apply page.

Information for Applicants:

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59 pm:

17 Aug 2022

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