Senior Project Officer

Network Of Alcohol & Other Drug Agencies (NADA)

Applications Closing: Friday, May 17, 2019 - 00:00
  • Located in Sydney, NSW
  • Full time – 38 hours per week
  • 24 month contract
  • Salary range from $68,713 to $79,231 (depending on experience) + superannuation contribution + eligibility for salary packaging

This exciting position will play a key role in supporting and implementing projects for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector. If you have demonstrated experience implementing projects, have excellent analytical skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders we would like to hear from you. The successful candidate for this position will have highly organised administrative skills, sound computer skills and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Category: Administration & Support
Field: Community
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Sydney CBD
About us

The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for non government alcohol and other drugs services in NSW. We advocate for, strengthen and support the sector. As a member driven peak body, NADA’s decisions and actions are informed by the experiences, knowledge and concerns of its membership.

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:


  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or professional experience
  • Competency and experience in project management 
  • Understanding of the non government alcohol and other drugs (or broader community services) sector, and factors that may influence service delivery, operations and capacity development
  • Clear, structured and focused written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with staff and a range of stakeholders in a friendly and professional manner, and sustain working relationships
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to balance competing priorities to ensure deadlines are met
  • Sound computer skills including proficient use of Microsoft Office products Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and administration skills
  • Capacity to analyse and prepare advice, presentations, reports and general communication
  • Understanding and application of continuous quality improvement processes
Desirable Selection Criteria:


  • Experience in using database, project management and eLearning/training systems. 
  • Understanding of workforce development
Contact details
Contact Name: Maricar Navarro
Contact Email: maricar
Contact Phone: 0281131305
How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

The Position Description can be downloaded here.
A Guide to Applying for NADA Positions can be downloaded here.

All applicants must:

  • Provide a cover letter as part of their application
  • Address the essential criteria, detailing how they best meet the criteria
  • Provide a curriculum vitae with references. 

Contact Maricar Navarro or ph. 02 8113 1305 for more information. 

Please forward all applications to with email subject heading ‘NADA Events and project support coordinator application’.

Date posted: 03 May 2019

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