Choosing Wisely Lead

  • The Choosing Wisely Lead will support the development and further implementation of Choosing Wisely Australia™.
  • This exciting initiative seeks to engage specialist colleges, the health sector, and consumer groups in a national campaign to drive better decisions about tests, treatments and procedures.
  • Full time, maximum term contract until 30 June 2021
  • Applications close: COB Monday 30th March 2020

Our mission

Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, we help people make the best decisions about medicines and other medical choices to achieve better health and economic outcomes.

We provide consumers and health professionals with practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests. Our vision is to be an innovative change leader, trusted for our objective, collaborative and evidence-based approach to medicines and other medical choices.

Who we’re looking for

We believe it's important to be excellent at what we do and to recognise the skills and experience we all bring. Together we create an energy that values these different skill sets. Our people are passionate about our mission and are invested in our values, so you should be too. We believe that cultural fit is essential to success. These are our values, and they influence how we work together and how we reward our people:

  • Courage - we have the courage to think and do things differently for a better future.
  • Customer centricity - we meet the needs of our customers by listening, responding to feedback and adding value.
  • Collaboration - we seek connections, share learnings and help each other succeed.
  • Integrity - we are ethical, honest, transparent and open-minded.
  • Accountability - we do what we say we will do.

What you’ll be doing

The Choosing Wisely Lead will be working with key internal and external stakeholders to develop and drive the implementation of the Choosing Wisely Australia strategy and workplan

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience in program and stakeholder management within the health care sector. Some previous experience in project management and the implementation of quality improvement to health professionals is highly desirable.

What you will need

  • Program management experience
  • Previous experience in project management within the health sector
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in managing strategic relationships
  • Demonstrated ability in stakeholder engagement with senior management and health professionals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Sound understanding of planning, budgeting and resource allocation processes
  • Demonstrable influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to critically analyse situations and problem solve
  • Specific experience in working with the Australian health care sector
  • Experience in strategy development and organisational change initiatives with physicians and medical associations
  • Some experience with social media, digital channels and content management systems.

What we offer

  • Salary packaging
  • WorkLife Balance days (available after an initial qualifying period)
  • Extra leave during Christmas and New Year
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Workplace banking program
  • Employee assistance program

Help make Australia more medicinewise.

For a full position description which outlines the specific role requirements and to see why NPS MedicineWise is such a great place to work, please visit:

We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

You must be eligible to work in Australia. If you are successful for this role, you will be required to conduct pre-employment checks, including a Criminal History Check.

16/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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