Medtech Project Officer – Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre

Posted: 22 December 2021

  • $88,955 – $100,930 (plus superannuation)
  • Fixed Term until 30 June 2023
  • Usual hours of work: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria’s strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we’re making sure Victoria’s economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

The position of Medtech Project Officer forms a part of the Australian Medtech Centre within the Jobs, Innovation and Business Engagement Group.

The Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre (AMMC) is a new $20 million Victorian Government initiative to grow medtech manufacturing in Victoria, which aims to grow jobs, investment and innovation in the medtech sector as well to better leverage the Victorian government’s spend on health products for local benefit.

The AMMC will do this by building connections and collaboration within the sector, providing data and insights and helping firms, both existing and new, to navigate government procurement and funding as well as the product development journey.

This is an exciting opportunity for a capable and organised project officer to contribute to the growth of the Victorian medtech sector as a part of the Victorian Government’s new $20 million Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre (AMMC).

The Medtech Project Officer role is central to enabling AMMC’s strategic objectives of growing medtech manufacturing in Victoria, increasing local content of health procurement locally and globally, and strengthening connectivity and collaboration across the sector. The Medtech Project Officer will work with the AMMC leadership team to implement the AMMC business plan and coordinate and communicate AMMC’s work with health partners and internal and external stakeholders.

The key accountabilities of the role are:

  • Provide project management support for the AMMC and secretariat support of the AMMC committees.
  • Plan, develop and implement stakeholder engagement activities with key internal and external stakeholders to grow the medtech manufacturing sector and raise profile and awareness of AMMC. Engage strategically and collaboratively with key stakeholders across government, industry and research institutions with a focus on medtech manufacturing and health procurement bodies.
  • Coordinate and implement messaging and communications activities for AMMC. Advise and develop communications content, marketing collateral, case studies and digital content, including website, newsletters and social media working with the DJPR team.
  • Collaborate with a small team to support advanced policy research and analysis and program design and delivery, including investigating and critically analysing issues and opportunities relating to the development and implementation of the AMMC.

For a confidential discussion, please call Shelley Jackson, Director, Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre (AMMC) on 0434 652 660.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region’s (department’s) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

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Applications close at midnight on 9 January 2022.

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