Senior Project Officer, JMO Recruitment Governance Unit

NSW Statewide, NSW

Temporary Full Time (up to 31/07/2022)

$108,255.00 - $123,411.00

Executive and Management

Purpose of Position

The JMO Recruitment Governance Unit’s role is to assist Local Health Districts and Speciality Health Networks (LHD/Ns) across NSW Health to improve the efficiency of the Junior Medical Officer (JMO) recruitment strategy. The Senior Project Officer will support the Project Manager, JMO Recruitment Governance Unit, in leading and managing the implementation of the recommendations from the JMO Recruitment Strategy Review ( The position offers an opportunity to influence the long term sustainability of state-wide JMO recruitment and have an impact on the provision of safe and high quality care to patients across the state by ensuring the availability and reliability of the JMO workforce. The position holder will require highly developed analytic and project management skills, including change management capabilities, working collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders across the state in the development of relevant policies and guidelines and designing the required change and training programs

Selection Criteria

Highly developed health management, medical administration and/or human resources management skills with a thorough knowledge of medical officer recruitment processes and medical rotations.

High level project management skills and demonstrated ability to monitor the completion of project milestones against goals with the ability to initiate amendments where necessary.

Advanced stakeholder management skills and demonstrated experience establishing relationships with stakeholders and collaborating effectively to achieve shared goals.

Ability to quickly gain familiarity with complex processes and systems and experience contributing to the development of governance arrangements for a state-wide (or larger) project.

Proven ability to work to tight deadlines when dealing with urgent and complex matters, as well as maintaining the continuity of ongoing projects.

Proven capacity to explore a range of possibilities and creative alternatives to contribute to systems, process and business improvements.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills and presentation skills.