Quality Dementia Care Project Manager

Closing date
Location of role
Flexible - National
  • Progressive Peak body for Dementia
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • Full-time, fixed term 12-month opportunity

The Advocacy and Research team is seeking a dynamic project manager to be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of the various actions detailed in the Quality Dementia Care Action Plan. This position provides a unique opportunity to influence change across the aged care sector to deliver a consistently high quality care to people living with dementia. A copy of the action plan is available upon request. This is a full-time, fixed term role and can be based at any of our multiple sites nationally.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director – Advocacy and Research, you will also be responsible for:

  • managing the various internal and external stakeholder relations to ensure effective communications around the progress of the action plan and achievement of objectives.
  • seeking opportunities for continuous improvement of project delivery methods and outcomes.
  • developing & monitoring project plans (delivery plan & resource plan) & managing deliverables in line with plans.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication and presentation skills, be a true team player and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Minimum 7 years’ experience leading projects from a business perspective.
  2. Consultative, with an ability to manage effectively across functional and organisational boundaries.
  3. Resilient, with an ability to lead and inspire people through periods of change and uncertainty.
  4. Analytical, with the ability to de-construct complex issues and challenges and present them accordingly.
  5. Well organised, with an ability to manage time effectively and influence others accordingly.
  6. Influential, with the confidence to initiate conversations and negotiate compromises in difficult or tense situations.


  • Accreditation in project or change management methodologies desirable

This is truly an exceptional opportunity for the right individual to further develop their career and make their mark in a progressive peak body. In return, you will be offered a flexible and supportive work environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits. You will be making a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, their families and friends.

The position description can be found here.

For specific role enquiries, please contact David Sykes on [email protected]

To apply, please email a resume accompanied by a cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria to [email protected]

Applications close on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 9.00am

Please note: 

  • Applications that do not contain a covering letter that addresses each of the key selection criteria will not be considered.
  • We will only consider applications directly from candidates – no agencies please.