Palliative Care Queensland

Exciting new position at PCQ – Policy and Special Projects Manager

This is your opportunity to make a difference and join a wonderful team.

The Policy and Special Projects Manager is responsible to coordinate policy and advocacy for PCQ. This position will play a lead role in taking the palliative care agenda forward in Queensland, by providing high level policy advice on key issues relevant to Palliative Care Queensland and its members.

This position will develop, implement and evaluate policy campaigns and other influencing activities to achieve change. This project will also support the development, implementation and evaluate special projects.

About you:

  • Post Graduate qualifications and/or extensive experience in a relevant field
  • Ability to develop and follow methodology to research a variety of policy areas
  • Highly developed spoken and written communications skills, including capacity to write executive reports, government submissions, position statements, comprehend complex written information, produce verbal and written summaries and develop presentations to executive level
  • Highly developed ability to successfully communicate complex information to a wide audience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience and understanding of the Queensland health and community systems, as well as the Commonwealth health systems.
  • A strong understanding of the issues of people living with palliative conditions and their families


More information:

Position: Policy and Special Projects Manager

Location: Brisbane (Spring Hill) – opposite central station

FTE: 0.5FTE, 24-months contract, with possibility of extension

Position Description:

Company: Palliative Care Queensland

Salary Range: $97,000-$100,000 (pro-rata) + Superannuation + salary packaging opportunities + flexible work arrangement available (including school-friendly hours)

Classification: The position is classified within Level 8 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award 2010

Closes: Tuesday  30th July 2019 – Midnight


Instructions for applications:

  1. Download the Position Description from
  2. Please email:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. CV and
    3. a summary of how you meet the key attributes of the position (found in the position description)

to before the closing date and time


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