Programs Coordination and Capacity Building Manager

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Applications Closing: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 12:00

Reporting to the Director Programs and Development and working closely with the Training and Education Coordinator, the Programs Coordination and Capacity Building Manager is responsible for developing and managing the Alliance’s LGBTI health and wellbeing programs including, but not limited to, mental health and suicide prevention initiatives and ageing and aged care. The role is also responsible for the development of programs across the spectrum of LGBTI health and wellbeing.



Category: Management, Project Management & Strategy, Psychology & Counselling, Social Work, Training & Education
Employment basis: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary Range: $80,000-$90,000
Job Location: Inner West Sydney
About us
  • Exciting management opportunity
  • Convenient Sydney location
  • Working to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and communities at the national level.
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary: SCHADS 6 $86,939.80 - $90,754.46 plus salary packaging

The National LGBTI Health Alliance provides a national focus to improve health outcomes for LGBTI people through policy, advocacy, representation, research evidence, and capacity building.

Our vision is for a healthy lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex, and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities throughout Australia and the world, free from stigma and discrimination. The Alliance works in partnership with organisations across Australia to deliver three program areas; national suicide prevention (MindOUT), ageing and aged care (Silver Rainbow) and anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral (QLife).

Position details
  • Tertiary qualifications with relevant experience in relation to mental health and wellbeing, education, social science or other relevant fields.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Good knowledge of LGBTI mental health and suicide prevention research, best practice and related sectors.
  • Highly developed time management skills and ability to work with competing demands
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the LGBTI sectors, their services and systems and strong working relationships within these sectors as well as with the government and non- government health sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience and a successful track record of programmatic management and implementing of health and wellbeing programs including the development, implementation and evaluation of harm reduction and peer education programs within a community organisation context.
  • Administrative and organisational skills and the ability to work with a demanding work load in a timely way.
  • Planning and evaluation skills, including the capacity to analyse data and interpret and apply research and evaluation findings.

  • Experience in managing a multi-disciplinary teams and managing change in an evolving environment.

  • Ability to work collaboratively to resolve complex issues, including with stakeholders who may hold differing views and conflicting interests.    

  • A proven track record of planning and using diverse influencing strategies to achieve organisational goals.

  • Experience in planning and implementing strategies and campaigns to bring about change. 

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Shara Tran
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 8860 9380
How to apply

Please ensure you review the Guide for Applicants for further information on how to apply. You will need to provide a cover letter addressing how you meet the essential selection criteria. The Application Form and Guide for Applicants can be found here.

Please view the Position Description for the full role overview and list of accountabilities and selection criteria.

If you would like to discuss the role and working at the Alliance please call Lucy Abbott, QLife National Project Manager: 02 8568 1131.

Interviews will be conducted on 5 August 2019. Please ensure you will be available on this date.

Where to send your application

You must forward your application to the Alliance by the closing date stated in the advertisement., using the subject line: Programs Coordination and Capacity Building Manager application via NCOSS.

(Please include the word “Confidential” in the header.)


Shara Tran
212/4 Columbia Circuit
Baulkham Hills NSW 2153

It is important to note the interview date that is in the advertisement and arrange to be available for interview in case you are invited to attend. Successful applicants will be notified of the time to attend the interview. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised by email that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Date posted: 05 July 2019

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